North Loop Homeless Encampment Prompts Search For Solutions Ahead Of WinterA growing homeless encampment in the North Loop has the city of Minneapolis and local businesses in search of solutions before temperatures drop.
Gov. Walz Allocates Another $15M In Federal Funding To Help Shelters Prevent COVID OutbreaksGov. Tim Walz announced Wednesday that $15 million more in federal funding from the American Rescue Plan will go toward helping emergency shelters in Minnesota, specifically for upgrades to prevent COVID-19 outbreaks in the homeless population.
Minneapolis School Switches To Distance Learning After Shooting At Nearby Homeless EncampmentCrime at a homeless camp has forced a Minneapolis school to switch to distance learning for the safety of students and staff.
'We Are Just The Same As The Rest Of The Community': Unhoused Minneapolis Couple Hopes To Get Off StreetsThe couple been sleeping in a bus station in south Minneapolis. And they've made some new lifelong friends, Jen and Joe Funk who live in south Minneapolis.
Minneapolis, Hennepin Co. Announce Cooling Options For Homeless During Heat WaveThe city of Minneapolis says it's providing extra resources to help get those experiencing homelessness out of the heat.
Is Minnesota Doing Enough To Limit Evictions?Finding an “off ramp” for the state's eviction moratorium was one of the priorities for the Legislature's special session this month. Negotiators announced a bipartisan agreement June 14 that they said would offer strong protections and clear timelines for people who owe back rent to secure assistance, which is paid directly to landlords.
HCMC Awarded For Focus On People Experiencing HomelessnessAccording to a hospital spokesperson, HCMC's efforts came after an analysis showed housing instability accounting for a high rate of 30-day readmissions.
Volunteers Rappelling Down MOA To Raise Money To Fight HomelessnessThe Salvation Army hopes to raise $500,000 to provide a lifeline to people experiencing homelessness.
'One Outside Is Too Many': More Unsheltered Hennepin County Residents Finding Permanent HomesHennepin County is coming off an unprecedented year that saw the effort to address homelessness take huge steps forward.
Tiny House Shelter 'Avivo Village' Set To Open In MinneapolisA first-of-its-kind shelter is nearly ready to open near downtown Minneapolis, providing people experiencing homelessness real solutions to permanent housing.
Dangerously Cold Temperatures Test Homeless Shelters In Twin CitiesIn Minneapolis, the Salvation Army Harbor Light Center has had its "arctic overflow" beds in use for more than a week.
East Metro Collective Builds Tiny House Community For People Experiencing HomelessnessMore than 50,000 Minnesotans experience homelessness every year. The pandemic has made things worse. But one group is tackling the big problem in a small, but impactful way.
Death Investigation Underway After Man Found Dead At South Minneapolis Homeless EncampmentMinneapolis police are investigating Sunday after a man was found dead in a homeless encampment on the city's south side.
MACV Was Reaching Goal Of Ending Veteran Homelessness ... Then COVID HitSprinkled amongst the unsheltered are veterans; 35 percent of homeless in Minnesota served in the military. WCCO's Reg Chapman has been sharing their stories all month long.
St. Paul Working To Convince Residents To Leave Homeless Encampment In Kellogg Mall ParkThe city of St. Paul is working to evict about 40 people Monday from a homeless encampment in Kellogg Mall Park, where a propane tank exploded three days ago, damaging seven tents.