Tuesday, June 18, 2024


NLCHP Program: Children and Youth

WASHINGTON, D.C. - September 6, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Families with young children now account for 40% of the nation's homeless population and in the course of the year, more than 1.3 million children are homeless. At the Law Center, we aim to end family homelessness in America.

UN: Sacramento is Violating Human Rights of Homeless Persons

SACRAMENTO, CA - February 6, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- In an unprecedented letter to Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson, the United Nations has delivered a clear message: by not providing sanitation and safe drinking water, the city is violating the human rights of homeless persons.

Federal Court Rules Homeless Plaintiffs Have Valid Claims in Trespassing Suit

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - October 13, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- A federal appellate court has ruled that a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of a St. Petersburg trespassing ordinance may proceed. The opinion, issued by the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals in Catron et al. v. City of St. Petersburg, overturns a lower court's decision to dismiss a lawsuit brought by Southern Legal Counsel (SLC), Florida Institutional Legal Services (FILS), and the National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty (the Law Center). The Plaintiffs assert that the ordinance violates their rights to freedom of movement and procedural due process

HUD Report: Family Homelessness Up 20 Percent

WASHINGTON, D.C. - June 20, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- While a report released by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development earlier this week indicated a 20 percent increase in family homelessness, the Administration and members of Congress are considering eliminating a federal program that provides services to more than 2 million homeless people annually.

New Report Card Issued to Assess U.S. Progress on Housing Rights

WASHINGTON, D.C. - June 2, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- As students across the country receive their final grades for the semester, the National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty has released a report card grading the United States on its response to homelessness and its compliance with the human right to housing. "Simply Unacceptable": Homelessness and the Human Right to Housing in the U.S. issues failing grades in more than one category, according to international standards.

Business Real Estate Press Releases

Support Ukrainian Refugees

GFP Real Estate and Its Tenants Raise More Than $200,000 to...

GFP Real Estate is pleased to announce that its "Support Ukraine in Crisis" campaign raised more than $200,000 to support humanitarian relief efforts on the ground in Ukraine.

Recent Gov & Nonprofit Real Estate Press Releases

CONSUMER ALERT: New York Department of State’s Division of Consumer Protection...

The New York Department of State’s Division of Consumer Protection is providing consumers with important water park safety tips to support a fun, safe summer. According to U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission estimates, nearly 28,000 consumers suffered injuries from public water slides over the past five years.