Stories tagged: "homelessness"

Housing advocates worry of a surge of homelessness in Wisconsin after the US Supreme Court struck down the federal eviction moratorium. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File)
‘I Don’t Know What We’re Going to Do’: Homelessness Expected to Increase After Court Ends Eviction Ban

The US Supreme Court ended the federal eviction ban Thursday amid the dangerous Delta variant surge, prompting concerns from Wisconsin housing advocates.

Flowers and a poem are left on a bench in memory of Marilyn Roeber, a homeless woman who often occupied the bench in downtown Eau Claire. Roeber, 66, was found dead on the bench last week. (Photo by Julian Emerson)
Far From Over: Even With Relief Aid, Wisconsin Sees More Struggling Families Losing Their Homes

Wisconsin has 67,000 families behind on rent and almost that many more worried they’re about to fall behind and face eviction. GOP cut requests for additional resources. Even as federal coronavirus relief funds are being distributed to keep people behind in rent and utility payments in their homes, agencies across Wisconsin report growing numbers of...

Healthcare for the Homeless building in Green Bay. (Photo provided)
Green Bay Is Showing How to Safely Shelter the Homeless During COVID

Long-term collaborations are keeping shelters open and safe as winter sets in.

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Not Just Farmers, Rural Residents ‘In Town’ Have Their Own Issues

Gap growing between monthly expenses and an affordable home

Maria Guzman shows some of the items given to her for use in her apartment, part of the Solis Circle affordable housing project in Altoona that opened in September. (Photo by Julian Emerson)
From Homeless and Hopeless to Civic Leader

Altoona woman's turnaround leads her to City Council post

A homeless man seeks shelter from the cold in the rotunda of the state Capitol building on Jan. 21. (Photo by Julian Emerson)
Midwinter Crumbs for Homeless Shelters

Mid-winter aid allocated by Senate is a fraction of that approved by Assembly

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Working Poor Have to Work Harder to Find Holiday Cheer

Wall Street records are not translating to everyone on Main Street.