What happens to unhoused people who get COVID-19?
In some cases, women are left without food or anywhere to live for the duration of their pregnancy.
'Homeless Jesus' exemplifies how faith-based organizations can use public art to communicate religious ideas in a respectful and accessible way.
Australia found shelter for more than 33,000 rough sleepers and other homeless people during the pandemic, but a coming surge in homelessness demands a comprehensive national housing strategy.
When the moratorium on evictions ends, even more Australians will face housing insecurity and homelessness. Beyond the moral and health cases, there's a powerful financial reason to end homelessness.
The story map reveals that like any part of society, street youth are both subject to and willing to conform to rules and conventions, in this case for their own and others' safety.
High rents and insecurity are constant sources of financial and emotional stress for low-income women. They describe what it's like struggling to survive and being one step away from being homeless.
Older women have been the fastest-growing group of homeless people in recent years. New research shows about 240,000 women aged 55 or older and another 165,000 women aged 45-54 are at risk.
Suspending homeless camp evictions during the COVID-19 pandemic is a start, but it is not enough. The problem is failed housing policies, not the pandemic.
Pandemic is once in a generation opportunity to help homeless people stay off the streets for good – we must not waste this.
Marches, demonstrations, civic unrest, attacks by law enforcement and the military on protesting civilians: The parallels between the summer of 1932 and what is happening currently are striking.
Without sufficient safe shelter space and universal testing, cities are forcing homeless people into encampments, limiting their ability to stay safe and violating international human rights laws.
In a well-functioning health care system, the emergency room would be able to meet the needs of all of its patients in a timely manner.
Now is the time for a two-pronged strategy to ensure everyone has a home: a spot-purchasing program to find homes for people now in emergency accommodation, followed by social housing construction.
The system isn't working to prevent young Australians becoming homeless and to house them when they need it. New research finds a shift to proven community-based approaches can end decades of failure.
A community effort is creating do-it-yourself hand-washing stations for the homeless population in Los Angeles.
Different groups in society can suffer from social distancing practices. That includes higher risk of domestic violence, child abuse and mental health problems.
Improving the housing conditions of the most marginalised people among us is an important biosecurity measure for the whole community.
The spread of coronavirus highlights the urgent need for housing for people who have nowhere to live.
Tens of thousands of New Zealanders don't have secure or adequate accommodation – so how can they safely self-isolate in NZ's lockdown? But there are solutions – and here's where to start.