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Banksy's new work in the UK city of Birmingham.

Banksy just made a powerful statement about homelessness by turning a public bench into Santa’s sleigh

Just in time for Christmas and the UK general election, new artwork by Banksy has appeared in Birmingham, England.
Portable toilets in the Tenderloin neighborhood on June, 28, 2016.

San Francisco’s 24-hour public toilets cost the city nearly $30 per flush. Officials want to add more.

Since 2014, San Francisco has operated a program called "Pit Stop" that delivers mobile public restrooms to neighborhoods with dirty streets.
A homeless man in San Francisco holds a sign asking for spare change.

San Francisco has turned into a nightmare. Here’s how to fix the city in the next 10 years.

San Francisco is transforming into a city that only the wealthy few can afford. The next decade could be a defining period in its history.
San Francisco is a city of enormous inequality.

How San Francisco has transformed in the last decade, from rising rents to filthy streets

The city has built massive skyscrapers and welcomed major tech companies. It has gotten dirtier, more expensive, and crowded.
A homeless man sits with a sign on Lexington Avenue in the Manhattan borough of New York, January 4, 2016.

Here’s what you can do to help people experiencing homelessness this holiday season

This year more than 500,000 people are homeless across America. Here are five ways you can impact lives.
Moustafa showed us what experiencing homelessness in New York City was really like in 2017.

I spent the weekend with a homeless community in New York to see what it’s really like to live on the streets

New York City is recording some of the highest levels of homelessness since the Great Depression, largely driven by a lack of affordable housing.

The 9 states with the worst homelessness crises reveal how bad the housing crunch has gotten in US cities

States like California and Hawaii have the worst homelessness crises and some of the highest housing costs in the US.
The author's home in Sacramento, California.

I’m a disabled American living in poverty, and buying my house gives me 2 things: stability and a home

After getting diagnosed with ankylosing spondylitis, the author had to rely on Social Security Disability Insurance to survive.
The Woolsey Fire burns in Agoura Hills, California, on November 9, 2018.

California is becoming unlivable, according to science

In the past decade, California has seen a devastating drought, deadly earthquakes and fires, and skyrocketing homelessness.

This map shows how many homeless Americans there are in every state

Every year, the Department of Housing and Urban Development publishes estimates of the homeless population in the US.