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


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


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


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


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

Concerted effort the only solution to a glaring Wisconsin issue

City of Madison

City Council discusses programs to serve marginalized communities in Madison

Agenda centered around issues pertaining to homelessness, non-English speaking residents, civil rights


The Badger Herald Editorial Board endorses Zach Wood for City Council

As a UW alum, Wood's deep understanding of the needs of his constituents, innovative mind, tangible solutions render him perfect fit

City of Madison

Homeless Issues Committee votes against ordinance prohibiting sleeping on public sidewalks

Proposed resolution would have not allowed homeless individuals to sleep, lay down on public sidewalks

City of Madison

From streets to housing: City looks to relocate homeless into more permanent situations

Soglin's 2017 operating budget looks to invest $170,000 into downtown-focused street team

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