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Estimated homeless deaths decreased from 2018, still in triple digits

At just 30-gestational-weeks, baby girl Melson, as she was identified, died at St. Rose Hospital. Eighty-year-old Terrall Kennedy died in June at Sunrise Hospital...
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City estimates 1 in 5 inmates are homeless but doesn’t know why

The City of Las Vegas’ Department of Public Safety roughly estimates that one in five people incarcerated at the city jail are homeless.That number,...
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LV advances homeless ordinance despite ‘no past problems’ cleaning sidewalks

At a public discussion on an ordinance that would further restrict sleeping and camping on sidewalks during cleaning hours, Las Vegas Mayor Pro Tem...

Housing, eviction sealing and social services offered at homeless event

Monday night, 40-year-old Saran Cruz slept in a halfway house. In the three years he has been homeless in Las Vegas, he has bounced...
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Study examines how people of color get stuck with higher energy bills

Neighborhoods with more people of color spend a much larger percentage of their income on energy bills than the average white family, according to...

You wouldn’t know it from debates, but candidates have housing plans

In the fifth Democratic presidential debate last Wednesday, candidates were finally asked about the nation’s affordable housing crisis. But the discussion lasted less than five...
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Ordinance restricting sidewalk use advances to Dec. 2 committee meeting

The Las Vegas City Council voted Wednesday to advance a proposed ordinance that would make it a misdemeanor to sit, camp or sleep on...
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From housing to skimpy services: Area experts trace systemic health risks

Ensuring the health of Nevada’s vulnerable populations will require workforce development, a focus on mental health care and investment in nonmedical areas like housing...
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Las Vegas proposes new ordinance further restricting sidewalk use

Two weeks after the City of Las Vegas approved a ban on sleeping and camping in a public right-of-way if emergency shelter beds are...
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Will Raiders football hike your home value?

It’s been eighteen months since the soon-to-be Las Vegas Raiders announced the location of the team’s home turf near the south end of the...

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