homelessness

RadioIQ

At the end of this month, a moratorium on evictions will end, and thousands more Virginians could be homeless.  The problem is already evident in Richmond where an estimated three thousand get emergency shelter each year. 

Charlottesville Community Foundation

A coalition of groups in Charlottesville will announce a bold new plan to end homelessness in that community Thursday.  They won a big grant to buy and rehab a hotel and to build new housing for as many as 140 people. 

Cat Modlin-Jackson

As the nights get colder, many Virginians experiencing homelessness will try to navigate shelter systems upended by COVID-19.

People across the state are preparing for an unprecedented winter.

Protecting Virginia's Homeless from COVID-19

Apr 14, 2020
CDC

For thousands of Virginians without a place to live, staying at home isn’t an option.

Earlier this month, Governor Northam announced $2.5 million in emergency funding to help those experiencing homelessness.

The Haven

Homeless shelters around the state are finding  creative ways to feed and house people during the COVID-19 crisis – doing their best to keep residents healthy.  Sandy Hausman reports on one center where guests are enjoying the luxury of space and gourmet meals.

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