This week on the homeless front…

October 21, 2008

Tax credit crunch hits affordable housing in Oregon.

D.C. also hit hard.

In Ireland market rate housing is now cheaper than affordable housing schemes.

The USA Today reports “New homeless numbers alarming.”

The Housing Minister in British Columbia slams a court decision to allow people experiencing homelessness in parks. In the meantime, police say campers can expect early wake-up calls while the city appeals the decision. The debate in Victoria and Vancouver is raging.

The City of Seattle orders a new tent city encampment called “Nickelsville” to merge with the already existing tent city or face legal consequences. Read more about the emergence of Nickelsville from our sister paper in Seattle, Real Change.

Nevada tent cities rise in shadow of casinos.

Posted by Israel Bayer

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