Tag: National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty

  • Criminalization of Homelessness Persists, Report Finds

    Criminalization of Homelessness Persists, Report Finds

    Despite efforts to help homeless populations get back on their feet, a new report finds that the criminalization of homelessness is on the rise. The National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty has reviewed state laws over the past decade and has determined that as many as 187 cities continue to impose harsh penalties on […]

  • Legal Center for the Homeless: US Gets D+ on Homeless Policy

    Legal Center for the Homeless: US Gets D+ on Homeless Policy

    A recent report by the National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty found that, while the federal government made some progress in securing the right to housing in 2015, government policy remains dangerously inadequate. The group’s annual Human Right to Housing Report card gave overall federal policy a big red D+. The analysis takes into […]