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.
MACV Says Women Constitute Their Fastest-Growing Segment Of Homeless VeteransMalcalisha Jefferson served 12 years with two deployments to war zones -- Iraq in 2007 and Afghanistan in 2010. She moved to Minnesota after her time in the service to be closer to family, but things didn't go as planned.
As Winter Approaches, Twin Cities Officials Rushing To Help People Experiencing HomelessnessDropping temperatures have officials on both sides of the Mississippi River rushing to find housing for hundreds of people without shelter.
Two Emergency Shelters To Open In St. Paul For People Experiencing HomelessnessTwo emergency shelters will open in St. Paul for people experiencing homelessness, Mayor Melvin Carter announced Tuesday.
Tent Encampments Brace For Early Snow, Sub-Freezing Temps: How You Can HelpThe Minneapolis Parks and Recreation Board says they have been working closely for many weeks with unsheltered people in park encampments, community groups and local service agencies.