Friday Round-Up: This week in the news

  • A New York Times article discusses new research showing that eviction is a particular burden on low-income minority women, often single mothers, who are vulnerable to losing apartments because their wages or public benefits have not kept up with housing costs. http://nyti.ms/9MOrRP
  • Despite new jobs that have been created, unemployment for the bottom 10% of income earners remains shockingly high at 31%. http://tinyurl.com/ydklm8g
  • Homelessness is not just an inner-city issue There is a rising tide of suburban homelessness, especially for women and families. http://bit.ly/bhDpHr
  • VA governor to propose cuts to homeless, domestic violence services: http://bit.ly/9InCpI
  • The story of one young families falling into homelessness, which has become a startling national trend. http://bit.ly/cOFf4C
  • Time Magazine discusses the growing trend of those who are homeless living in their cars as a last refuge before the streets. . http://tinyurl.com/yg7t5ya
  • Former MLB star Mo Vaughn is now helping NYC by working to preserve affordable housing & improve distressed properties. http://ow.ly/17QvY

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