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A homeless encampment in San Jose, California.

A group of young people in Silicon Valley could get $1,000 per month from the county government in a trial of basic income

Like the basic-income trial in Stockton, California, the pilot would test whether guaranteeing free money to citizens improves their quality of life.

Police were armed with riot gear, a battering ram, and a robot to evict 2 homeless moms and 2 activists from an empty house they were occupying to pro...

Moms 4 Housing took over the empty home to call attention to real estate companies buying homes and leaving them empty amid a homelessness crisis.

A homeless shelter is about to open inside Amazon’s headquarters. Its director says ‘it’s not on corporations’ to solve the ho...

Marty Hartman is the director of Mary's Place, which runs the shelter on Amazon's campus. She wants to ensure no child sleeps outside in Seattle.
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.

An Oakland City Council member wants to use cruise ships to house homeless people — but her plan faces a big obstacle

Oakland's homeless population grew 47% between 2017 and 2019. The city's per-capita homelessness rate is now higher than San Francisco's.
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.
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.