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.
As Temperatures Drop, Advocates Work To Get COVID-Weary People Experiencing Homelessness Into SheltersShelters and housing advocates in the Twin Cities are preparing for the drop in temperatures coming this week.
Mpls. City Council Approves Indoor Tiny House Community For HomelessThe Minneapolis City Council has approved $2 million in CARES Act money for a facility that utilizes tiny homes to serve those who are experiencing homelessness.
Ramsey County Commissioners Discuss Turning Bethesda Hospital Into Shelter For Growing Homeless PopulationThe Ramsey County Board of Commissioners is expected to vote on a lease agreement for Bethesda Hospital after M Health Fairview announced Monday that it would be closing the St. Paul hospital.
Homeless Advocates Blame Minneapolis' Continued Lack Of Affordable Housing For 'Wall of Forgotten Natives' ResurgenceA stretch of land in Minneapolis that once housed hundreds of people experiencing homelessness has again turned into an encampment.
MACV Creates Outreach Team To Help Veterans Experiencing Homelessness During PandemicThe Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans continues to work to get veterans out of situations that could expose them -- but they have had to make changes in order to safely help those in need.