While the overall homeless population is down, Bloomington's homeless population saw a slight increase over the past year.
Right now there is an eight-room emergency housing facility in Columbus, and during the winter agencies often have to place homeless people in hotel rooms.
Bloomington's Human Rights Commission has drafted changes to the city Human Rights Ordinance; It's up to the Common Council to finalize the additions.
The discussion of illegal activities on Kirkwood Avenue has been framed around the issue of homelessness—an ongoing, often controversial topic in Bloomington.
A public forum is being held Wednesday for Bloomington residents to voice opinions on loitering and other activity on Kirkwood Avenue.
Bloomington’s Shalom Community Center along with other community members are attempting to change negative perceptions of the homeless in a creative way.
The number of homeless children grew about 17 percent last year.
A new facility in Indianapolis opened today combining mental health and primary care services for some three-thousand homeless in Indiana.
A homeless coalition in Vigo County wants parks officials to repeal a policy they enacted in April.
Bloomington's Interfaith Winter Shelter plans to close Tuesday, worrying activists that more than 60 people might be sleeping on the streets.