Homelessness

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
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In some U.S. metro areas, rents for low-income residents have increased by more than 40 percent since 2011, new data shows
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
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"There's a bargaining power problem here, and cities are on the wrong side of...
Julia Conley, staff writer
"There has been an uptick in low-income students on campus, but there hasn't...

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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.