The number of Washington state residents living below the poverty line remained relatively steady from 2009 to 2010. Approximately 781,000 residents, or 11.7 percent, were living in poverty in 2009. 12 more words
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Roman believes that our struggling economy has led too many people to focus on employment, when it is actually a combination of unemployment and high housing costs that are feeding a potential homeless epidemic.
Following a bout with a physical injury that left him in what he called a “rough” emotional and financial state, Pellegrene was inspired by his experience to start a project to to help homeless people in his Logan Square neighborhood.
Forget that their parents are out of work. That they can’t afford to go to the movies. That they’re living in shelters or crowded houses with family members and friends.
High Court judgment once again means Westminster Council needs to rethink its housing allocation policy
In a High Court judgment yesterday, R(Alemi) v Westminster CC EWHC 1765 (Admin) http://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWHC/Admin/2015/1765.html, HHJ Blair QC ruled Westminster Council’s housing allocations policy unlawful. The latest in a number of legal judgments criticising the council’s housing policy, the Council’s arguments that it was justified in excluding families found in priority need the ability to bid for social housing for 12 months were demolished in court. 252 more words