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Legal, housing rights groups call for statewide moratorium on evictions

Some tenants at weekly motels are being threatened that they will either be kicked out or have their locks abruptly changed if rent isn’t...
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Social distancing not an option for those experiencing homelessness

Despite calls from federal, state and local officials for people to practice social distancing to prevent the spread of COVID-19, many living on the...
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Public officials try to offer assurances

Questions for Nevada Rep. Susie Lee and local officials during a tele-town hall Tuesday reflected the palpable anxiety in Southern Nevada -- and that...
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HUD awards nearly $15 million to tribes in Nevada

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Friday awarded $14,882,662 in grants to more than a dozen Native American tribes in Nevada...
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“Culture of unsafe patient care” alleged at shelter/treatment center

Citing a "culture of unsafe patient care,” a "hostile work environment," and fear of personal liability, at least four staff members at CrossRoads of...
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Slow suit against Rapid Cash loosens up money to help homeless

The payday loan company Rapid Cash is helping people on the verge of homelessness with emergency housing assistance. Sort of. Not really. The Legal Aid...
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Down payment $$ available for Southern Nevada home buyers

Nevadans who earn less than $98,500 a year may be eligible for as much as $20,000 in down payment assistance.  The federal government is making...

As LV restricts sleeping on sidewalks, orgs expand shelter for homeless LGBTQ

Just as the City of Las Vegas' ordinance banning sleeping and camping on city sidewalk takes effect, a move homeless advocates say criminalizes poverty,...

Twisting, turning trek out of homelessness can be slow, filled with barriers

Diana Diaz experienced homeless for two years before she was approved for social service assistance and got back into stable housing.During that time, she...
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Jail is not a solution to homelessness, officials agree. And yet…

More than 4,600, or 6 percent, of the people booked last year at Clark County Detention Center were identified as homeless.Another 5,200, or 15...

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