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Stories with subject: Housing policy
  • Supreme Court upholds key tool for fighting housing bias story has photos
    Updated: Jun-25-15 9:57 pm

    WASHINGTON - A sharply divided Supreme Court on Thursday preserved a key tool used for more than four decades to fight housing discrimination, handing a surprising victory to the Obama administration and civil rights activists.

  • Vermont Corrections Dept. faulted on post-prison housing 
    Updated: Jun-24-15 12:35 pm

    MONTPELIER, Vermont - The Vermont Department of Corrections' transitional housing program missed service plans for many ex-inmates, had inadequate reporting by service providers and lacked measures on whether public safety is being improved, according to a state auditor's report issued Wednesday.

  • Honolulu set to end veteran homelessness this year 
    Updated: Jun-17-15 8:10 am

    HONOLULU - The number of homeless veterans in Oahu has dropped significantly since the start of the year.

  • High housing costs hurt effort to aid homeless in Hawaii story has photos
    Updated: Jun-12-15 7:42 pm

    HONOLULU - Hours after a Honolulu city crew cleared a homeless encampment from the banks of a canal, the people who had been living there in tents and other makeshift structures streamed right back in.