Tag: Homelessness

Court Scrutiny of Anti-Camping Laws

David Warner is a local government and land use attorney with Ancel Glink in Chicago. Oakland, California’s latest attempt to provide temporary housing for homeless residents through its Community Cabin program reflects the growing quandary western cities face as they attempt to comply with federal court decisions requiring communities to do more for the homeless. The program, promoted … Continued

Part 1: Employment & Homelessness

According to the 2017 Homeless Point-in-Time Count, of the 1,100 people experiencing homelessness in Marin, only 15% were employed.  Despite this very low rate of employment, of the people who were unemployed, only 23% reported being unable to work.  Therefore, there is a tremendous opportunity to help people experiencing homelessness in Marin reenter the workforce. … Continued

Ideas Worth Sharing: Collaborating to Address Homelessness

In this series, ELGL members share initiatives, policies, and programs that are transforming local government.  By Ethan Bagley (LinkedIn and Twitter), EB Advising Since last winter, the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health, the LA Public Library system, and the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority (or LAHSA), have been collaborating on a new approach … Continued

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