LAS VEGAS (AP) — Despite protests about a "war on the poor," Las Vegas officials passed a law Wednesday making it illegal for the homeless to sleep on streets when beds are available at established shelters.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Amid protests that they would criminalize being homeless, Las Vegas elected officials are poised to make it a misdemeanor for people to sleep or camp in public areas when beds are available at established shelters.
In late August, the Las Vegas chapter of the American Institute of Architects hosted an all-day design charrette on the top floor of the World Market Center in the city’s growing Downtown, not far from the nexus of social service providers along the city’s Corridor of Hope, and in sight of the Historic Westside, a neighborhood waiting for its own transformation.
All of Southern Nevada is spending an average of about $26,500 for each homeless person that various agencies interact with for a total of about $369 million expected this year, according to a study by research firm Applied Analysis.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A Sparks city councilman is raising concerns about security at a regional homeless shelter in neighboring Reno after a man died on the roof and his body wasn't discovered until at least three days later.
RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Washoe County Commission has approved a 10-year lease between the state and the county's Human Services Agency to renovate nearly a dozen buildings on Nevada's mental health campus in Sparks to provide shelter for 150 homeless women and children.
The Las Vegas City Council voted unanimously Wednesday to kill a proposed ordinance that would have made it unlawful for people to sit, lie down or camp on a sidewalk within 1,000 feet of a food processing facility.