Advocates for the homeless in New Haven have responded to the closing of an overflow shelter by putting up tents on the site of a community garden.
New Hampshire fire officials say a landlord using a propane torch to thaw frozen pipes started a fire that left five tenants homeless.
While advocates say the number of homeless Connecticut veterans has declined somewhat in recent years, there’s a new effort underway to try to eliminate homelessness among the state’s veteran population over the next two years.
Branford’s police chief is urging people to be wary of panhandlers following the arrest of a man accused of using handouts to buy heroin.
Puerto Rico’s homeless population has risen sharply in the past two years amid an ongoing economic crisis that includes a nearly 14 percent unemployment rate, higher than any U.S. state.
Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra is allowing a barber to continue giving haircuts in a city park despite orders for him to leave from police and health officials.
A community group in New Britain is compiling an online database to help the homeless find food, health care, housing and other services.
A man was rescued from Metro North tracks in New Haven today, at about 8 am.
A state-wide count of homeless people is being held tonight.
For America’s big cities: the people who are supposed to have, need to have, and claim to have all the answers simply don’t have a clue.