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Homeless for the Holidays: Should Homeowners Open Their Doors to the Needy?

Connie Grandmason, 46, considered herself lucky. As the owner of a beautiful four-bedroom home in Columbia, S.C. and blessed with a stable and fulfilling job (Grandmason worked as a director for the Special Olympics), she was one of the fortunate Americans who remained largely unaffected by the economic crisis. So... Continue Reading »

U.S. Homeless Rate Stays Steady Despite Government Efforts to Curb It

A vigorous effort to house the homeless has been countered somewhat by a sluggish economy. The federal government and local communities have greatly increased the number of beds available to the homeless over the past four years, either through emergency shelters or through government-subsidized apartments and houses.... Continue Reading »

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