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Washington DC Rent Subsidy Enriches 'Slumlords' at Expense of Capital's Poorest

Sputnik 27 Mar 2023
While US President Joe Biden was visiting his ally Justin Trudeau in Canada, the crisis of homelessness and slum housing in the US capital deepens. Will Merrifield, Director of the Center for Social Housing and Public Investment, explained how a scheme to help poor renters has only made things worse ....

Deontay Wilder ready to step in and fight Oleksandr Usyk if Tyson Fury showdown cannot ...

Metro UK 22 Mar 2023
Wilder would take the fight ‘in a heartbeat’ (Picture. Getty) ... Wilder however is also hoping to be in the conversation ... Getty) ... More ...Fury misleads the fans and disrespects boxing,’ Lapin told Best Sports Betting Canada ... Did he ever donate that money to the homeless people that he promised early on in his career? What happened to his retirement? ... MORE .

Once-homeless Mainers ‘get to dream again’ at this model program

Bangor Daily News 20 Mar 2023
The 38-year-old ended up homeless, living at times in emergency housing in the Oxford Street Shelter ... and Canada found the program decreased homelessness by 88 percent, compared with programs that require getting treatment before being housed ... “That maximizes housing stability and helps prevent a return to homelessness.”.

Critics question B.C.’s approach to homeless count

North Shore News 18 Mar 2023
... survey about homelessness ... That kind of homeless-management approach is now being used by 50 cities in Canada, mainly in Ontario, along with Edmonton in Alberta ... His group has estimated that between 150,000 and 300,000 people in Canada experience homelessness during any given year.

Lucas: Why not move politicians to Springfield?

Boston Herald 18 Mar 2023
... homeless and immigrant population ... However, unlike the old City Hall, Wu’s City Hall, which cannot look any uglier, would be spruced up and renovated to provide more affordable housing units for homeless Bostonians and new Americans crossing over from Mexico or down from Canada.

Homelessness and Hardiness to Covid-19

Principia Scientific 17 Mar 2023
It is well known that homeless populations have much higher rates of hospitalization for a variety of reasons including drug abuse, alcoholism, aspiration, pneumonia, and neuropsychiatric reasons ... Incidence of SARS-CoV-2 Infection Among People Experiencing Homelessness in Toronto, Canada.�JAMA Netw Open.�2023;6(3).e232774.

Prince George homeless plan violates human rights, federal advocate says

North Shore News 16 Mar 2023
Federal Housing Advocate Marie-Josée Houle publicly condemned the City of Prince George’s plan to concentrate homeless campers in the city at the Lower Patricia encampment, named Moccasin Flats by residents ... “Forced, prison-like settings for people experiencing homelessness have no place in Canada.”.

Kelowna could see 100 more people left homeless by next winter

Castanet 13 Mar 2023
"Right now, the national average is around a 46 per cent increase in chronic homelessness across Canada as a direct result of COVID and then, obviously, compounded by inflationary pressures." ... Gaulthier adds that literally thousands of households every month are at risk of falling into homelessness.

These Coquitlam students are ready to sleep outside. Here’s why

North Shore News 13 Mar 2023
Organized entirely by students, the event is also a fundraiser for Covenant House that provides supports to homeless youth in Metro Vancouver. According to the organization, 20 per cent of Canada’s homeless population is between the ages of 13 and 24 ... “You understand how hard it is to be homeless,” she said.

ASK THE VET: Research finds homeless teenagers are safer if they have pets

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 13 Mar 2023
I am troubled by a homeless teenager and his dog who live on the street near my office ... In the United States, 10% to 15% of homeless people have pets. Research in the U.S., Canada, the UK and elsewhere has shown that homeless youths benefit from having a pet, and the pet's health and welfare are not compromised.

Opinion: Fearmongering about people fleeing disasters is a dangerous and faulty narrative

Phys Dot Org 13 Mar 2023
In Syria alone, an estimated 5.3 million people have been left homeless. In the aftermath of the earthquakes, the international community mobilized to offer humanitarian assistance and countries like Canada, Spain and Germany are expediting visa applications for those displaced ... Fearmongering and inaccurate claims. On Feb ... Language matters ... Citation.

‘Pay or Die’ Review: A Scathing Doc About the Cruelty of Insulin Costs

The Hollywood Reporter 12 Mar 2023
Show additional share options ... Venue ... After Sandra loses her job, she and Emma become homeless, living in their car in a parking lot. The only way they can get the medicine they need is by driving to Canada, where insulin costs a fraction of what it does in the U.S ... In Canada, it’s health care.” You find yourself wincing in national shame.

'A decision of no decisions': Housing policies need to include women

North Shore News 09 Mar 2023
Women and gender-diverse individuals experiencing homelessness are chronically under-counted and understudied, despite them being disproportionately affected by both poverty and core housing need, according to research by the group.  ... Across Canada, 9,078 women and girls experience homelessness on any given day, according to PCVWH.

Annual count seeks to put a face on homelessness; former homeless person is helping

Castanet 09 Mar 2023
Shae Schwede experienced homelessness as a high school student ... The Point-in-Time Count, which takes place in dozens of communities across Canada, provides a snapshot of how many people are unhoused, as well as more detailed information that can inform work to prevent homelessness and help people out of it.

CBRM mayor calls emergency meeting over affordable housing funding

CBC 09 Mar 2023
Cape Breton Regional Municipality has turned down $5 million in funding from the Canada Mortage and Housing Corporation that could have been used to support people who are homeless and in need of addiction treatment ... .

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