ARTICLES RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS

A US startup can 3D-print tiny homes in 24 hours for a fraction of traditional building costs — here's how it could revolutionise affordable housing

2019-10-13 20:58

The Austin startup can build 3D-printed homes on-location, instead of at an off-site factory, for cheaper than traditional home building.

England's housing crisis has gotten so bad that children are living in shipping containers. Nearly 400,000 more kids could be homeless soon.

2019-08-23 07:48

The Children's Commissioner's Office found families living in cramped shipping containers, bed and breakfasts, and converted office buildings.

Homeless man found dead in Cape Town after chilly night

2019-07-29 14:37

A homeless man has been found dead near the Sea Point promenade in Cape Town's upmarket Three Anchor Bay suburb.

A man on death row skipped his last meal and asked for the money to be donated to people experiencing homelessness

2019-05-20 12:20

Don Johnson asked that the $20 that would have been put toward his final meal be donated to people living with homelessness.

 

WATCH | Former street people treated to bus tour and celebration

2019-10-07 22:12

More than 100 former street people who joined a reintegration programme in Cape Town were treated to a red tour bus ride and International Homeless Day event on Monday. Watch.

'We cannot dare to start making exceptions' for homeless - Plato on pavement by-law fines

2019-07-31 15:38

The ANC in the Western Cape is trying to paint the City of Cape Town as a municipality that doesn't care for the homeless when the opposite is true, Cape Town Mayor Dan Plato has said.

A city in the US is blasting 'Baby Shark' overnight to keep homeless people from sleeping in parks

2019-07-18 09:12

West Palm Beach, Florida, is playing children’s songs, including "Baby Shark" and "Raining Tacos" at Waterfront Lake Pavilion overnight.

Cape Town grapples with rising homelessness as economy flags

2018-11-18 21:45

The Safe Space is a pilot facility that provides a secure place for a growing army of destitute in a city that attracts millions of tourists to its beaches, views and Table Mountain.

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