Homelessness

August 1, 2007
Last week, Rich Coleman, the BC Minister for Housing, announced in a Vancouver Sun article ("B.C. targets homeless with Riverview Project") that he planned to turn the old psychiatric institution,...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, Housing, Mental Health, News, British Columbia
July 27, 2007
In 2004, Mayor Bloomberg declared that he would reduce homelessness in New York City by two-thirds, but according to an article in the New York Times, "Homelessness: Tackled, Not Beaten, by a Mayor...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, News, British Columbia, Ontario, United States
June 27, 2007
A comprehensive report issued by the Sheldon Chumir Foundation for Ethics, called "Homelessness in a Growth Economy" (in PDF) shows that homelessness is now a chronic problem across Canada. The...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, News, All of Canada
June 26, 2007
A joint draft response (in PDF) released today by the City of Vancouver's Housing Centre recommends that council and other levels of government immediately endorse the recommendations set out in...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, Housing, News, British Columbia
June 11, 2007
The Geneva based Centre on Housing Rights and Evictions has released a report entitled, Fair Play for Housing Rights: Mega-Events, Olympic Games and Housing Rights (in PDF), about the displacement...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, Multilingual, News, British Columbia, International
June 5, 2007
On Sunday June 3rd, hundreds of women, trans people and their allies marched through the streets of Toronto to a vacant building. Four Women Against Poverty Collective members had already entered the...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, Housing, News, Women, Ontario
May 8, 2007
Throughout the month of April, Brazil's landless and homeless movements have been uniting for land and homes. Landless workers involved with the MST (Landless Workers Movement) in rural areas have...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, News, International
April 16, 2007
The American National Gay and Lesbian Task Force released a report about lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender homeless youth. Of the estimated 1.6 million homeless American youth, between 20 and 40...
Keywords: Article , Children and Youth, Homelessness, LGBTQ, News, United States
April 6, 2007
The BC Government has announced that the province plans to build 996 affordable housing units. The province is purchasing ten Single Room Occupancy Hotels in Vancouver and one in Victoria, as well as...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, Housing, News, British Columbia
March 9, 2007
According to a CBC investigation on seniors and housing and GVRD homelessness statistics the number of homeless seniors has gone up dramatically. The GVRD statistics show the number of elderly...
Keywords: Article , Homelessness, News, Seniors and Elders, British Columbia
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