Greater Cincinnati Homeless Coalition http://wvxu.org en Children in Homelessness http://wvxu.org/post/children-homelessness <p></p><p> Fri, 03 Jan 2014 11:30:05 +0000 Jay Hanselman 21311 at http://wvxu.org Children in Homelessness Cincy Council may "unsupport" Avondale housing project http://wvxu.org/post/cincy-council-may-unsupport-avondale-housing-project <p>Cincinnati Council could vote Wednesday to withdraw support for a controversial housing project in Avondale.&nbsp; National Church Residences wants to build up to 100 units of permanent supportive housing for homeless and disabled individuals.&nbsp;</p><p>City Council approved a resolution in February supporting the group's effort to get low income housing tax credits from the Ohio Housing Finance Agency.&nbsp; Those credits have since been approved.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 10 Dec 2013 17:43:58 +0000 Jay Hanselman 20600 at http://wvxu.org Cincinnati will likely provide needed funds for winter shelter http://wvxu.org/post/cincinnati-will-likely-provide-needed-funds-winter-shelter <p>Cincinnati Council is asking city administrators to find $30,000 for the emergency winter shelter for this season. &nbsp;<br /><br />Various groups operate the program including the Greater Cincinnati Homeless Coalition.&nbsp; Executive Director Josh Spring addressed Council's Budget and Finance Committee Thursday.<br /><br />“Last year 600 different people came through the winter shelter’s doors,” Spring said.<br /><br />Spring said this year the groups are having trouble raising money for the program.<br /> Fri, 15 Nov 2013 18:58:16 +0000 Jay Hanselman 19729 at http://wvxu.org Cincinnati will likely provide needed funds for winter shelter Coalition going to court over sheriff's homeless strategy http://wvxu.org/post/coalition-going-court-over-sheriffs-homeless-strategy <p>The Greater Cincinnati Homeless Coalition is suing the Hamilton County Sheriff&#39;s Department over a policy to remove the homeless from the courthouse steps. Commission executive director Josh Spring says Sheriff Jim Neil&#39;s department will start threatening arrest this week. Spring wants to wait until after the winter shelters open in a month and a half.</p><p>The Sheriff and Major Charmaine McGuffey were guests on Cincinnati Edition today where the sheriff&#39;s homeless strategy was one of the topics. McGuffey said the department&nbsp; has been patient.</p> Tue, 15 Oct 2013 21:51:39 +0000 Ann Thompson 18458 at http://wvxu.org Coalition going to court over sheriff's homeless strategy Cincinnati Council approves borrowing money to move shelters http://wvxu.org/post/cincinnati-council-approves-borrowing-money-move-shelters <p><strong>Update:&nbsp; The $7 million Cincinnati is borrowing to relocate homeless shelters will only be used for two projects and not three as earlier reported. &nbsp;<br><br>Council Member Chris Seelbach said City Manager Milton Dohoney, Jr. mis-spoke Wednesday when he said the funds would benefit three shelters. &nbsp;<br> Wed, 07 Nov 2012 20:34:56 +0000 Jay Hanselman 5865 at http://wvxu.org