Boston Globe: Security Guards at TD Garden can no longer eject homeless

Private security guards who patrol TD Garden have been told they can no longer eject homeless people from North Station commuter rail platforms and waiting areas that are surrounded by the sports complex, after one of the guards was charged with beating a disabled homeless man with his own cane, transit officials said Thursday. ReadContinue reading Boston Globe: Security Guards at TD Garden can no longer eject homeless

Wisconsin State Journal: Rising homelessness should be wake-up call to Wisconsin leaders, advocates say

Decades of inadequate leadership and insufficient direct funding from the state have weakened the fight against rising homelessness in Wisconsin. Advocates and service providers say state officials must be more engaged to address an often hidden plight that shatters lives and creates significant costs for social services, schools, health care and law enforcement. There’s noContinue reading Wisconsin State Journal: Rising homelessness should be wake-up call to Wisconsin leaders, advocates say

NECN: How is Boston’s Homeless Population Doing?

Lyndia Downie and Karen LaFrazia talk about the rising costs making housing less and less affordable. Also describing the issues of “treating” homelessness with limited resources and the increasing numbers of the homeless. Watch the Video Here