Sacramento Steps Forward the public-private nonprofit that manages the funding of Sacramento's homeless programs has received more than $700,000 from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for local housing programs for the homeless.
A judge on Tuesday denied a request to allow people to camp overnight for the weeklong duration of a homeless fair that begins today at 12th and C streets in Sacramento.
With the population growing older, mental health experts warned Monday of a coming tsunami of behavioral health care needs among elderly homeless people.
A weeklong event billed as both cultural and consciousness-raising will get under way Wednesday in an effort to spotlight issues of homelessness in Sacramento.
A private-public partnership that helps homeless people announced the renewal of $14 million in federal money for homeless programs in the Sacramento area.
The city of Placerville, which authorized an official homeless encampment called Hangtown Haven, Wednesday closed down an illegal settlement a mile away.
Advocates are seeking volunteers to participate in an annual census of Sacramento County's homeless population.
Four homeless shelters in the Sacramento area will be able to expand their winter programs this year thanks to a campaign that has raised $100,000, county Supervisor Phil Serna announced Monday.
Mayor Kevin Johnson announced Tuesday that faith, business and elected leaders had raised enough money to fund the Winter Sanctuary program that houses 100 homeless men and women every night in houses of worship.
Officials are trying to cobble together a winter-shelter program to accommodate as many as 250 people this year, using funding from the city and county of Sacramento, businesses and foundations, and individual donors.
The city of Elk Grove is looking for community volunteers to help refurbish the city's first transitional house for homeless people.
I hear the same remark all over Sacramento whenever the issue of homelessness comes up.
If you dare take issue with homeless advocates in Sacramento, the first rock hurled in your direction is a question meant as an accusation: "What's your solution to the homeless problem?"
Homeless advocates have been trying for years to persuade City Hall to allow a sanctioned "safe ground" camp. Now, city officials are about to get a close look at what that camp might look like.
Nearly 900 homeless men and women have filed claims for reimbursement for bicycles, tents and other items seized by city police during raids of illegal campsites in recent years.