In April 2020, the Fresno City Council approved the funding and purchase of a mobile restroom and shower unit meant to serve the unhoused community. The funding was provided by federal CARES Act [...] Continue Reading
Another Unhoused Person Dies in Fresno
This is heartbreaking to me because I knew the trauma Jaime went through out there.
I first met Jaime when one of my safe camp residents brought her in off [...] Continue Reading
On June 2, an encampment sweep at Ashlan and West avenues took place. People were forced to leave with no notice, were not offered shelter and no one knows where they will go next.
I called Sarah [...] Continue Reading
In 2019, from information gathered in the annual federally mandated Point-in-Time Count, a Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) analysis found that close to 567,000 people experienced [...] Continue Reading
On May 24, in a major victory for the unhoused community, advocates and the press, U.S. District Court Judge Dale Drozd granted a preliminary injunction blocking the implementation of Fresno’s [...] Continue Reading
It’s already deadly on the streets of Fresno. It’s deadly, in part, because it is Fresno City policy to continue encampment sweeps and because of its refusal to support safe camps. Women, the elderly, [...] Continue Reading
A Victory and a Tragedy
In a violent and convulsive world, any good news is welcome. And Fresno got good news on May 17 when Judge Dale Drozd announced his judgment regarding a lawsuit brought by [...] Continue Reading
By Community Alliance Staff
Al Williams passed away on May 1, 2022. Williams spent many years as a homeless person on the cruel streets of Fresno in the Roeding Park, Highway 99 and Olive Avenue [...] Continue Reading
The City of Fresno passed an ordinance to stop witnesses and the media from observing the demolition of homeless encampments. The ordinance that threatens to arrest witnesses went into effect on April [...] Continue Reading
On April 7, a massive fleet of California Highway Patrol cars, Fresno Police Department cars, public works vehicles, trash trucks, skip loaders and other heavy equipment arrived in the early morning [...] Continue Reading
If you’ve been on the hunt for a house recently, you know about this. It’s a hunt.
And it’s troubling. But, you’re not alone.
For several reasons, the real estate housing market in the United [...] Continue Reading