Stories tagged: "homelessness"


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‘Add to Your World’: ASU Student Starts Initiative to Help People Without Homes

Tierra Hopkins started leading workout sessions at area parks for free, with one ask of her participants—bring an item to donate to those without homes.

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How Phoenix Rescue Mission is Delivering Hope to Those in Need

Case managers with Phoenix Rescue Mission’s Hope Coach Mobile Outreach program work to form personal relationships with their clients.

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West Phoenix Getting New Homeless Shelter for People 55+ Thanks to Federal COVID Relief Funds

A new homeless shelter is being built near Metrocenter for ages 55 or older, marking an expansion into new areas of the city.

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Arizona Housing Advocate Says Build Back Better Plan Could Effectively End US Homelessness

The legislation includes $90 billion for rental assistance, $80 billion for public housing repairs, and $37 billion for the National Housing Trust Fund.

People gather in an empty lot near the Human Services Campus in downtown Phoenix.
Phoenix Is Turning Parking Spaces Into Full-Blown Shelters for City’s Unhoused

Some of Phoenix's most vulnerable are being tasked with an impossible decision: risk contracting COVID, or expose themselves to the harsh summer weather?

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Coronavirus Is Exposing Why the Affordable Housing Crisis Is Also a Healthcare Crisis

The Human Services Campus in downtown Phoenix is working to accommodate people amid social distancing guidelines and an increasing number of coronavirus cases.

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More Shelter Beds in Phoenix and Trans Ban Moves Ahead: Your News Today

Phoenix tackles homelessness; Ducey takes on patrols at the border; and trans ban approved by state House. It's news you can use.