Small Step Forward For Intervention In Nashville Homeless Encampments

Following A Consistent Nearly Year-Long Effort By A Nashville Grassroots Group Pushing For A Large Homeless Encampment To Be Cleaned Up, An Announcement Has Finally Arrived That The Encampment Will Be The First In The Area Prioritized For Intervention.

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Knoxville Experiencing Continued Increase in Homelessness

Knoxville’s Annual Point-In-Time (PIT) Count Shows A Continued Increase In Homelessness Throughout The City. The Report Shows That Roughly 1,178 People Report That They Are Currently Experiencing Homelessness. This Number Is Up Approximately 50% Over Last Year’s Number.

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Nashville Group Publicly Shames Mayor Cooper For Refusing To Clean Up Homeless Encampment

A West Nashville Grassroots Organization, Reclaim Brookmeade Park & Greenway, Is Publicly Shaming Nashville Mayor John Cooper With Digital Billboards For Refusing To Clean Up A Large Homeless Encampment That Is Plaguing The City.

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Mayor Kelly Disregards City Ordinances While Turning Chattanooga Into Homeless Magnet

The Decision To Create A Sanctioned Homeless Encampment In Chattanooga Comes On The Heels Of The City’s Poor Record Of Enforcing Existing Ordinances Regarding Panhandling, Trespassing, Loitering And Littering.

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Bill Regulating Homeless Encampments On Public Property Becomes Law Without Governor’s Signature

Legislation That Would Make Camping On Tennessee Public Property A Misdemeanor Is Became Law Last Week Without Governor Bill Lee’s Signature. The New Law Will Go Into Effect July 1st, 2022.

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