Critics & Supporters Clash At Dallas Homeless Commission MeetingDallas Mayor Mike Rawlings' Commission on Homelessness met today and got an earful from critics.
Homeless Census Shows Numbers Up In Dallas & Collin CountyThe latest count of homeless people living in Dallas and Collin Counties shows there's been an almost 30-percent increase since last year. The latest unofficial census focused on what are called unsheltered homeless.
Volunteers Brave The Cold To Take Dallas County Homeless CountVolunteers for the Metro Dallas Homeless Alliance (MDHA) were out all of Thursday night, talking to people who are living on the streets. The volunteers worked in teams to take an unofficial census of the homeless population in Dallas and Collin Counties.
Battle Between HOA & House For Homeless Teens EndsThe battle between a homeowner's association and a residence for homeless youth appears to be coming to an end.
Bitter Cold Has North Texas Shelter Exceeding CapacityAs temperatures fall, demand at the Arlington Life Shelter rises. The shelter is quickly running out of resources to meet demand. As it stands, the shelter is exceeding its capacity of 85 people.
Protests Don't Prevent Expansion Of City Homeless ShelterDespite protests, the Fort Worth City Council is allowing a homeless shelter to expand. Some residents and business owners are frustrated, saying they feel as if they’re baring the brunt of housing the city’s homeless population.
Local Non-Profit Encouraging 'Christmas in July' GivingA North Texas homeless shelter wants to get the word out that charitable giving is needed after the holidays. Non-profits workers say there’s always an uptick in charitable giving during November and December, then contributions fall almost flat after December 31.
City Council Tables Homeless Center Proposal