Hate Crimes Escalate Against Homeless People: 'Bumfight' Videos

Vulnerable homeless people are the targets of increasing violence in America and California has one of the highest rates of attacks against people forced to live on the streets. The ‘Street Spirit’ newspaper tells readers: “Since 1999, more than 240 vulnerable homeless Americans have been stabbed, beaten, drowned, shot or burned to death in a […]

New York City Where They Charge The Homeless Rent

Jennifer Millman reports for NBC News that City of New York officials are now charging homeless people who are working rent, sometimes half their incomes, to stay in public shelters. A law passed in 1997 but never implemented until now enables City Officials to charge rent. Residents say this rule will ruin their chances of saving any […]