Homelessness

Homeless issue
12:43 pm
Tue December 10, 2013

Cincy Council may "unsupport" Avondale housing project

Cincinnati Council could vote Wednesday to withdraw support for a controversial housing project in Avondale.  National Church Residences wants to build up to 100 units of permanent supportive housing for homeless and disabled individuals. 

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.  Those credits have since been approved. 

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Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Tue October 8, 2013

Mental illness among the homeless

Over a third of city's homeless suffer mental illness
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Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Thu August 22, 2013

Serving the Needs of Homeless Families

Homeless Families on the Rise

    

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Homelessness
5:00 pm
Tue August 20, 2013

More Greater Cincinnati families homeless

Credit Giorgio Conrad

New numbers suggest more families are becoming homeless in Greater Cincinnati. The five shelters who serve them (Bethany House Services, Interfaith Hospitality Network of Greater Cincinnati, Mercy Health at St. John's, The Salvation Army and the YWCA) report a 31-percent increase in the number of calls to a help line in the past year.  

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Gospel Mission
1:20 pm
Wed December 26, 2012

Appeals court affirms City Gospel Mission move to Queensgate

An appeals court has affirmed a lower court decision allowing the City Gospel Mission to relocate its facility to Queensgate.


The homeless shelter is planning to move from Over The Rhine to property located on Dalton Avenue.


Several neighboring Queensgate businesses and property owners, who oppose the relocation, filed a lawsuit in 2011 challenging a City Council action that allowed the plan to move forward.

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