Bread for the World’s annual hunger report highlights trends and issues surrounding poverty.
A survey of Traverse City businesses shows 52 percent were not fully staffed this year — and they say a lack of affordable housing is part of the problem.
Dawn Jevicks is the shelter manager at Women’s Aid Service in Mt. Pleasant. She said she thinks women now are just more likely to report cases of abuse than they were in the past. Continue reading
The U.S. Housing and Urban Development has awarded $500,000 in grant money to improve housing in Flint.
The Choice Neighborhoods Planning grant money targets housing in the South Saginaw area of Flint.
Habitat for Humanity Michigan was recently awarded a grant of 1.1 million dollars to help Michigan families find homes. Continue reading
A northern Michigan non profit has opened a new housing facility for individuals struggling with homelessness and alcoholism. But in an unusual twist, residents are allowed to consume as much alcohol in the home as they want.
As debate continues over what to do with unauthorized immigrant children and teens from Central America- it would appear for the time being- some kids have found a temporary home in Bay City. Continue reading