President and CEO of Metro Dallas Homeless Alliance Mike Faenza said as much yesterday: He knows he's "at risk of looking like Don Quixote" here, but he really, really believes Dallas can end its chronic homelessness problem by 2015. Which is why earlier today he did his best to convince the city co ... More >>
Photo by Stephen MaskerOne of the more intriguing council briefings tomorrow will be given by an old friend of Mayor Mike Rawlings: Mike Faenza, president and CEO of the Metro Dallas Homeless Alliance. The title of his PowerPoint isn't very sexy -- "Permanent Supportive Housing Plan" -- but conta ... More >>
Photo by Leslie MinoraMayor Mike Rawlings, former "homeless czar," introduces the Greater Dallas Homeless Policy Alliance.This morning marked a turning point in the local approach to homeless care. Mayor Mike Rawlings, city and county officials and leaders of local non-profits took turns at t ... More >>
Via.The playground in question, which would be next to the proposed permanent supportive housing projectAs we noted just last month, a group of parents with kids at the First Presbyterian Church Developmental Day School on St. Paul are upset that a permanent supportive housing project (PSH) for t ... More >>
Earlier this week we received word that some parents sending their kids to the First Presbyterian Church Developmental Day School on St. Paul downtown are concerned about plans for a piece of property adjacent to the school. Seems they just discovered that developer Larry Hamilton and John Greena ... More >>
City Hall says its new shelter has solved our homeless problem. But not for those who have been banished from it.
With a no-hassles approach to panhandlers, Dallas' new shelter hopes to kill homelessness with kindness