Dallas County & City Leaders Propose Partnership To Fight HomelessnessA proposed partnership between the City of Dallas and Dallas County looks to provide more oversight for spending on homelessness.
Dallas Committee Considers Different Ways To Deal With PanhandlersAmong other things, during a meeting today the Public Safety Committee in Dallas will again try to address the problem of panhandling.
Federal Government Estimating Number Of Homeless PeopleThe federal government is estimating the number of homeless people nationwide. The Department of Housing and Urban Development will announce state-by-state figures Thursday.
Report: Cities Passing More Laws Making Homelessness A CrimeCities in North Texas and across the country are enacting more bans on living in vehicles, camping in public and panhandling, despite federal efforts to discourage such laws amid a shortage of affordable housing.
Homelessness Ends With A Home - Hickory Crossing OpensHomelessness ends with a home. That's what you have here- new homes for people who've spent months and years living under bridges.
Public Feedback Wanted At Dallas Homelessness MeetingsThe new Dallas Commission on Homelessness wants feedback from the public and is hosting two public meetings this week to let residents speak up.
Residents Looking For New "Homes" After Tent City ClosureThreats of arrest apparently were enough to clear out an area in Dallas known as Tent City. The people living in the homeless camp under an Interstate-45 overpass packed their bags and moved out before today's deadline.
Dallas Street Choir Looking For One Million Video "Likes"The Dallas Street Choir has launched its first music video -- "Homeless, Not Voiceless: The Climb -- and is looking to get a million views or "likes."
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.
Long A Niche, Street Medicine For Homeless Heads MainstreamThey're house calls without the house. North Texas healthcare workers are among those practicing "street medicine," a tiny health care niche that advocates predict will become more mainstream as hospitals and health care systems seek to cut costs.
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.
Social Media Account Puts Dallas Panhandlers In The SpotlightPanhandlers, or homeless people harrassing others for money, have been a growing problem in Dallas. A social media account is now putting the spotlight on those people.
Conversations With Veterans: Michael Newcombe's Struggle Post Military LifeWhen Michael Newcombe became an active duty combat engineer for the Army, he had the world on a string, but an injury received in Afghanistan changed all that. Plagued by homelessness, unemployment and addiction, this young veteran refused to give up. This is his story.
Frisco HOA Fights House For Homeless Teens & Young AdultsA Frisco homeowners association is putting up a fight over some new neighbors who want to move into the community. The debate is over a house for homeless teens and young adults that would be incorporated in a neighborhood off Coit and Lebanon Road.
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.