City of Madison

United Way awards $1.5 milllion in COVID-19 relief grants to local organizations

United Way funded more than 90 organizations through these grants

City of Madison

Freezing temperatures create challenges for homeless shelters

Shelter given even at full capacity, 'need more permanent solutions,' city official says

City of Madison

$25 million in federal funds awarded to Wisconsin organizations fighting homelessness

12 organizations in Madison received a portion of the alloted grant money

State of Wisconsin

Bills that would aid Wisconsin homeless rely on state Senate

Nearly 5,000 people estimated homeless in 2018.

City of Madison

Homeless shelters over capacity due to cold weather

Madison's homeless shelters have stopped turning people away as temperatures drop

City of Madison

Madison recommends $4.5 million for affordable housing developments

Four new developments to go up in Madison to serve veterans, homeless, residents below poverty line

Column

District 2 Supervisor’s budget amendments are monumental steps to end homelessness in Dane County

By protecting chronically homeless individuals, reallocating funds, Wegleitner's amendments will majorly remedy homelessness

Features

Overdue: As the city expands affordable housing, barriers for those in need persist

While the federal government contemplates a comprehensive definition for homelessness, a low vacancy rate and towering rent keep low-income individuals on the street

Herald

UW students need to treat homeless with kindness, respect this winter

Students may not be directly responsible for helping homeless, but should help out anyway

Column

New homeless shelter a step in the right direction, but more must be done

Concerted effort the only solution to a glaring Wisconsin issue