As cities look for ways to tackle homelessness and the state pours half a billion dollars into finding solutions, we look at the science of empathy.
By Amita Sharma, KPBS | Sept. 12, 2018
As senior homelessness spikes in some parts of the state, Santa Monica is trying out rental subsidies to help keep its seniors off the streets.
Discounted transit fares and subsidies for new shared mobility tech, like scooters and ride-share, could help low-income people stay on their feet.
Oakland voters could approve the state’s first tax on privately owned vacant properties in November.
A half-million vehicles a year in California are impounded and sold, many belonging to poor people living in them. A new suit aims to stop cities from towing cars with…
California doesn't define homelessness as a protected class in the workplace.
By David Gorn | Aug. 28, 2018
For the more than one-third of Californians living under or near the federal poverty level, eviction may be the first step toward homelessness. These projects aim to short-circuit the cycle.
By Adriene Hill | Aug. 24, 2018
The California Dream media collaboration is rolling out an exploration of why people fall into homelessness—and the innovative ways governments try to help people keep their own place.
How many people in California are living on the edge of homelessness? A data dive into housing burden and housing insecurity in the state.
There are around 40,000 homeless veterans in the United States, according to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. More than 11,000 of them live in California.