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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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Gimme shelter? City of LV passes controversial sleeping ban

The City of Las Vegas frames it as a means of getting homeless people off the streets and connected with services.  Opponents call it an...
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Group backing homeless ordinance is mum on tax to address homelessness

Downtown businesses want the City of Las Vegas to respond to homelessness in the area, even if it means making it a crime to...
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Warren comes out against Las Vegas plan ‘to criminalize homelessness’

U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren announced her opposition Wednesday to a proposed City of Las Vegas ordinance that bans those experiencing homelessness from camping and...

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