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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House And Senate Pass Bill To Regulate Homeless Encampments On Public Property (Update 4.22.22)

Legislation That Would Make Camping On Tennessee Public Property A Misdemeanor Offense Has Passed Both The House And The Senate.

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Lewis & Abernathy On Homelessness, Common Law Marriage And The End Of Title 42 Border Policy

Brandon Lewis Joins The Alex Abernathy Podcast To Discuss Legislation Working Its Way Through The Tennessee General Assembly Regarding Making Camping On Public Property A Misdemeanor In The State And How When Leaders Do Not Enforce Laws, It Leads To A Lower Quality Of Living For All.

They Also Discuss The Common Law Marriage Bill And How The End Of The Title 42 Border Policy Will Create An Increased Influx Of Illegal Aliens Across The Border And Into Tennessee; Worsened By The Fact That The General Assembly Has Refused To Pass Any Meaningful Legislation To Curb Illegal Immigration Into The State.

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Chattanooga 11th Street Homeless Encampment Individuals To Be Relocated

The City Of Chattanooga’s Department Of Homelessness And Supportive Housing Is Working Alongside Its Partners To Offer Alternative Housing Arrangements To Residents Of Homeless Encampments On Properties Leased By The City And Owned By Norfolk Southern.

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