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- New York says: Work for a bed. Whitman, David // U.S. News & World Report;11/08/99, Vol. 127 Issue 18, p22
Reports on New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani's remedy for homelessness. The workfare-type program requiring able-bodied shelter users work to earn the right to shelter through community service positions; Concern of social advocates.
- Washington's poor. // Newsweek;1/7/1985, Vol. 105 Issue 1, p15
Invisible in life, one hobo became a symbol of death to Washington, D.C. activists who are fighting the city government for better care for the homeless. Recently, local voters passed Initiative 17, the nation's first referendum guaranteeing `adequate overnight shelter' to any street person who...
- Is a CRACKDOWN the Answer? Nieves, Evelyn // New York Times Upfront;01/31/2000, Vol. 132 Issue 11, p15
Assesses city governments' response to the problem of homelessness in the United States. Issuing of ban on homeless people in public places; Scarcity of affordable housing; Growth of complaints on the increasing number of beggars and vagrants; Citizen's shifting of blame for homelessness from...
- Man told to leave parking lot. // Bay Area Reporter;3/11/2010, Vol. 40 Issue 10, p6
The article offers news briefs related to crime and punishment in San Francisco, California including a homeless subject who was told to leave the parking lot of Safety store on March 1, 2010 and the return of the sick dog in the San Francisco Patrol Special Police on March 6, 2010.
- Voters on the doorstep. Milne, Kirsty // New Statesman & Society;4/19/96, Vol. 9 Issue 399, p20
Focuses on the case of Kevin Lippiatt, a British who was denied the right to vote for being a homeless person. Qualifying address as a requirement for voters; Lippiatt's efforts to fight for his electoral rights; Court hearing in favor of Lippiatt; Encouragement given by some councils for the...
- Disorder and the court. Kelling, George L.; Coles, Catherine M. // Public Interest;Summer94, Issue 116, p57
Examines the legal outlook concerning disobedient behavior of street people. Judicial history; Social consequences of behavior of the homeless; Implications on the Supreme Court; Flaws of the approach of people protecting the rights of the homeless.
- Homeless find an out from the shelter with IRS refunds. Landay, Jonathan S. // Christian Science Monitor;3/10/95, Vol. 87 Issue 72, p3
Deals with the efforts of volunteers in getting tax rebates for the homeless people in the US. Details of the program, based in Alexandria, Virginia; Efforts of Paul Heimer.
- More money for council schemes. // Community Care;8/8/2002, Issue 1434, p6
Reports on a fund allocated to English local authorities for the development of strategies to prevent and tackle all forms of homelessness. Provisions of the Homelessness Act 2002; Schemes that will be implemented to tackle the problem; Amount of the funding.
- Even in Berkeley, times are changing. Impoco, Jim // U.S. News & World Report;1/9/95, Vol. 118 Issue 1, p27
Examines how Berkeley, California, once the citadel of student revolution, is experiencing its own brand of conservatism. Approval of a ballot measure that severely restricts aggressive panhandling and prohibits loitering by drug dealers; Comments by Mayor Shirley Dean; Homeless activists who...