Hotels for the Unhoused

Hotels for the Unhoused

By Zahra Latheef, age 11 The Austin City Council voted in January to buy rundown hotels to house the Texas city’s unhoused population. Many people were unhoused in Austin even before the COVID-19 pandemic hit. The vote to purchase the first hotel was unanimously...

Tent City, USA

By Bill Marsh People who recently lost their job or home find shelter in tent cities like this one in Sacramento, California. Photo: www.flickr.com As people find themselves out of work and unable to afford high monthly mortgage payments and escalating rents, tent...