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The Challenge of Inclusion

The creation of diverse and inclusive communities has long been one of American housing policy’s most important commitments. The United States Supreme Court recently reaffirmed this commitment in an important decision that interpreted the federal…

Do Californians Love Their Houses Too Much?

A Fourth-Generation Homeowner Reconsiders the California Dream. This is a love story about California housing. In this state, homes and dreams have always been emotionally intertwined. Now the dream of owning a house is out of reach for many:…

Is Orange County Too Rich For its Own Good?

Essay explores the many ways in which the OC is failing: lack of housing, the nature of the jobs here, as well as the lack of mass transit and other infrastructure for its booming economy. ... Orange County hasn’t developed the robust and innovative…

Feline Fun Friday Fact: I am Smokie (meme)

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Introducing Smokie, the cute little cat. The City of Irvine has a Pet Care Center - animal shelter - but no emergency housing for Irvine residents who become homeless.

Pushing Back Against School Pushout: Student Homelessness and Opportunities for Change

A strong relationship exists between homelessness and academic achievement in America. More than one third of the nation’s unaccompanied youth reside in California. In fact, during the 2016-2017 school year, about 202,500 K-12 students experienced…

Learn (from OrgCode Consulting, Inc.)

Org Code is a leader in the housing first approach and housing-focused shelter systems. Download their white papers and learn more. Recommended by Friendship Shelter, Laguna Beach.

Why turning homelessness into a crime is cruel and costly

Two law professors who study how laws can make homelessness better or worse, encourage cities, suburbs and towns to avoid punishing people who live in public and have nowhere else to go. One big reason: These “anti-vagrancy laws” are…

A Homeless Bill of Rights (Revolution)

This Article examines an emerging movement so far unexplored by legal scholarship: the proposal and, in some states, the enactment of a Homeless Bill of Rights. This Article presents these new laws as a lens to re-examine storied …

Do we have the knowledge to address homelessness?

Various forms of housing exclusion are a reality for millions of people across the globe. For people who are homeless in advanced industrialized economies, housing exclusion often co-exists with social service engagement. This essay reviews …

Solutions for Homelessness: What Works and What's Ahead

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Presentation by Helen Cameron, Business Development Manager at Jamboree Housing Corporation (Irvine), one of three panelists at Homelessness Demystified: Creating Awareness, Understanding, and Solutions, 2 February 2019, Canvas, Irvine. About the…
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