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In light of the coronavirus pandemic, communities already struggling to provide services to the unhoused are seeking to end an enduring problem with new solutions: preventing evictions and exploring opportunities for safe lots, urban campgrounds, and tiny homes in addition to the national Housing First strategy. Whether you live in Boulder or not, join host Emma Athena as she analyzes how COVID-19 has changed the conversation around homelessness solutions in this six-part series from Boulder Weekly and KGNU.

Unhoused Boulder Weekly and KGNU

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In light of the coronavirus pandemic, communities already struggling to provide services to the unhoused are seeking to end an enduring problem with new solutions: preventing evictions and exploring opportunities for safe lots, urban campgrounds, and tiny homes in addition to the national Housing First strategy. Whether you live in Boulder or not, join host Emma Athena as she analyzes how COVID-19 has changed the conversation around homelessness solutions in this six-part series from Boulder Weekly and KGNU.

    Gaining traction

    Gaining traction

    With an eviction crisis still on the horizon, sanctioned overnight parking lots are being used nationwide to provide temporary relief for people living in vehicles — a common occurrence for those experiencing homelessness for the first time. In Boulder County this summer, the nonprofit Homeless Outreach Providing Encouragement (HOPE) created SafeLot, a program providing an […]

    • 31 min
    On the brink

    On the brink

    Stemming evictions is the first step to preventing homelessness, but in light of the pandemic, will it be enough? When an eviction moratorium expired in August and the government’s pandemic-aid spigot closed, Colorado nonprofits and public agencies, including those in Boulder County, mounted a coordinated response to address a looming homelessness crisis. A gusher of […]

    • 37 min
    Status Quo

    Status Quo

    Homelessness is not a new experience in Boulder County or across the country, and the coronavirus pandemic has only made the situation worse for many. Before we get into alternative or new solutions, we first need to look at the system as it stands today. In Boulder County, local housing authorities and nonprofits teamed up […]

    • 36 min
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    In light of the coronavirus pandemic, communities already struggling to provide services to the unhoused are seeking to end an enduring problem with new solutions: preventing evictions and exploring opportunities for safe lots, urban campgrounds and tiny homes in addition to the national Housing First strategy. Whether you live in Boulder or not, join host […]

    • 1 min

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Highly recommend!

Informative, compassionate and absolutely necessary. The production quality is great, and the host is thorough and engaging. I can’t wait for the rest of the season!

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