A homeless person sitting in front of the building

The U.K. repeals anti-homelessness law

There’s been a shift in policing attitudes overall, with police forces saying that they were moving away from arresting people under this act in favor of more “meaningful solutions.”

A homeless man sitting next to a sign and his luggage

Canadian experiment giving homeless people $7500 proves promising

The New Leaf project took 115 homeless people who were confirmed not to have serious mental or substance abuse problems, and put $7,500 in the pockets of 50 of them to see if they could turn their life around. One entire year later, most recipients still had $1,000 in savings and 67% were could still feed themselves every day.