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New measure aims to reduce prison-to-homelessness pipeline

By JILL SHERIDAN Newly signed legislation aims to avoid the so-called prison-to-homelessness pipeline for people who end up in Indianapolis after incarceration.   The bill came out of a...

Indianapolis mayor announces $9.9 million federal award for housing and homelessness prevention

Indianapolis received $9.9 million in Continuum of Care funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to support community projects serving high-risk residents seeking affordable housing.

IndyRent returns: 6.8M available for Hoosiers facing eviction

IndyRent, the city's rental assistance program, will reopen for submissions April 27. The rebooting of IndyRent comes after a city-wide pause of rental assistance....

Horizon House fighting disparities in homelessness

Lamont Howard often takes showers and eats meals at Horizon House, a day center for Indianapolis residents experiencing homelessness. Howard, 53, is one of nearly...

Homelessness in Indy at 10-year high

The number of people experiencing homelessness was at a 10-year high when volunteers counted in January, the Coalition for Homelessness Intervention and Prevention announced...

New grant helps Horizon House ‘grow forward’

A $1.4 million grant from Lilly Endowment will go toward the creation of six peer support specialist positions at Horizon House, a day center...

No progress in past decade toward resolving homelessness in Indy

In the past decade, Indianapolis has made virtually no progress in solving the problem of homelessness in the city. Now, social services agencies are...

From homelessness to hairstylist

Evalyn “Evie” Johnson has traveled the world to share the hair care techniques she’s honed over 20 years as a stylist.She’s taught natural hair...

Homeless legislation rejected

“Come you who are blessed by my Father, take your inheritance, the kingdom prepared for you since the beginning of the world. For I...

Free screening of Indy documentary

The public is invited to a free screening of UNCHARTED: The Truth Behind Homelessness, a documentary film about homelessness in Indianapolis, on Oct. 23...
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