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Arrested for feeding the homeless

As police officers here arrested four people for distributing food to the homeless in an Orlando park, June 8, a crowd chanted, "Food is a right, not a privilege!"

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Mississippi flood leaves hundreds homeless in Memphis

Hundreds of families, most of whom did not have flood insurance, have been added to the already swelling numbers of homeless in Memphis and other parts of Shelby County.

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Chase forced to pay back military families over foreclosures

Chase and several other banks, including Morgan Stanley and Deutsche Bank, in addition to overcharging, forced military families out of their homes during the financial meltdown.

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Banks agree to compensate foreclosure victims

Over a dozen banks will compensate victims for losses that occured as a result of mistakes on foreclosures according to an agreement reached with government regulators today.

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New Calif. coalition formed to blunt foreclosure crisis

If the state's foreclosure rate continues unchecked, the combined costs to homeowners, the property tax base, and local governments could reach $1 trillion.

Video: The Windy City protests federal housing cuts

On Friday close to  one thousand Chicagoans turned out at the Illinois State Office Building hopping mad about planned federal budget cuts proposed for HUD (Department of Housing and Urban Development).

Controversy brews over Calif. redevelopment agencies

A controversy is brewing over Gov. Jerry Brown's proposal to do away with local Redevelopment Agencies and return their functions to local governments.

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Over 75,000 veterans are homeless, VA report says

More than 75,000 veterans were homeless on a single night in January 2009, and more than 130,000 veterans spent at least one night in a homeless shelter that year, a new government report says.

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Oakland mayor, residents discuss priorities

The gathering was the latest in a series of actions Quan has initiated as part of her goal to be a "people's mayor."

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Homelessness, poverty up across the country

The Great Recession resulted in a significant increase in homelessness according to the National Alliance to End Homelessness.

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