As rural homelessness increases, HUD aims money at helping people without access to shelters

By: - September 9, 2022 4:35 pm

People without housing in rural areas has increased across the nation as has the number of those living in cars, parks and on the street at night, particularly in urban areas on the West Coast, an Housing and Urban Development spokesperson said. (Canva image)

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Casey Quinlan
Casey Quinlan

Casey Quinlan is a reporter in Washington, D.C. In the past 10 years or so, they have reported on national politics and state politics, LGBTQ rights, abortion access, labor issues, education, Supreme Court news and more for publications including The American Independent, ThinkProgress, New Republic, Rewire News, SCOTUSblog, In These Times, and Vox. Some of their stories have included coverage of 2018-2019 teachers strikes, a medication abortion ban in Arkansas, the effects of the pandemic on LGBTQ workers, and the fallout of efforts to remove books with LGBTQ characters from school libraries and community libraries across the country.

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