Homeless

Homeless bill of rights fails in committee

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines

A bill to recognize certain rights of Delawareans facing homelessness failed in the House Judiciary Committee Wednesday after municipalities and landlords expressed concerns about potential unintended consequences. House Bill 235’s stated purpose is to ensure all individuals, regardless of housing status, have equal opportunity to live in decent, safe, sanitary, and healthful accommodations and enjoy equality of opportunities. The bill, …

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Newark community groups offer help to homeless, pets

Charles Megginson Culture, Headlines

The event will be held on April 2 at the Red Roof Inn on College Ave. in Newark. Faithful Friends Animal Society, The Journey and the Food Bank of Delaware will join forces on April 2 to offer supplies, resources and support to Delawareans facing housing insecurity – and their pets.  The three groups will host “Easter Hope 2022” from …

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Code Purple shelters to open as bitter cold sets in

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines

Code Purple shelters throughout Delaware will be open Monday and Tuesday nights as temperatures dip into the teens and wind chills creep into the single digits. Code Purple shelters throughout Delaware will be open Monday and Tuesday nights as wind chills dip into the single digits across much of the state.  Overnight lows are expected to range between the high …