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New Report Shows Denial of Social Security Benefits Perpetuates Homelessness

Today, the Law Center released Improving Access, a new report on how bureaucratic barriers are preventing thousands of homeless Americans from accessing Social Security disability benefits that could help them get off the street. Social Security benefits, including Supplemental Security … Continue reading

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Treated Like Trash

This week the Los Angeles Times published an article discussing the settlements of several hospitals that have dumped homeless patients at shelters or on the streets without following proper discharge procedures.  Other news articles in the past have explored the … Continue reading

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Domestic Violence: A Pre-Existing Condition?

In my work on housing rights for domestic violence survivors, I’m regularly aware of the impossibility of addressing the issue of homelessness in a vacuum.  While those of us engaged in legal and policy work at the Law Center tend … Continue reading

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