Jessica Corbett, staff writer
A pedestrian walks past tents and trash
"My administration will be looking out for working families and tenants, not the billionaires who control Wall Street."
Jake Johnson, staff writer
"Further efforts to criminalize or otherwise harm people experiencing...
Eoin Higgins, staff writer
Boston police destroyed wheelchairs belonging to homeless residents Tuesday night.
"Can we all agree that it is inhumane and cruel and a waste of resources to...


A supermarket giant in the U.K. has removed metal spikes outside stores to deter rough sleepers and other "anti-social" elements after people protested that the latest in "defensive urban architecture" treats the homeless as pigeons, rats or other unwashed, unwanted, shoo-go-away vermin. Left Unity argues there are 700,000 empty homes in the country, and no good reasons for anyone to be homeless.