Rent control was functionally outlawed across Florida in 1977. Now, Orange County has it on the ballot. By Andrew Fraieli For the first time in a Florida county
Domestic violence adds yet another barrier to self-sufficiency for those experiencing homelessness, and can cause others to become homeless in the first place. By Mary Stewart I don’t
Supplemental Security Income for those with disabilities is not enough when homeless — it hasn’t kept pace with rent increases and gaining any income means a loss in
Florida has one of the highest rates of assault and victimization of those experiencing homelessness. So much so, Florida made us a protected class, but it hasn’t helped.
By Andrew Fraieli Thursday last week, Gov. Ron DeSantis signed into law a bill expanding certain programs and services for unaccompanied homeless youth. Proposed by Senator Ileana Garcia
Homeless status was added to Florida hate crime laws in 2010, but for eight years they were unreported by the state. By one non-profits estimate, homeless hate crimes