Tag: homeless

Charlie Crist: Pinellas County Getting Almost $7 Million to Help the Homeless During Coronavirus...

On Tuesday, Crist said that, as part of the $2.2 trillion stimulus package the White House and Congress agreed to at the end of March, $6.8 million is headed to his district to help the homeless “prevent, prepare for, and respond to the coronavirus pandemic” with the congressman pointing to the high risks that population faces. 

Rick Scott Donates Second Quarter Senate Salary to Southwest Florida Charity Helping the Homeless

Scott donated his Senate salary for the first quarter of 2020 to the University of South Florida (USF) Health’s Pandemic Research and Response Fund to help create 3-D equipment to use during the coronavirus.

Charlie Crist Announces HUD Funds Coming to Pinellas County to Help the Homeless

Crist announced that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is sending $4.4 million in Continuum of Care grants. 

HUD: Homeless Population Decreases in Florida, Increases Nationally

Thanks to rising homeless populations in 19 states--and a 3 percent increase in New York City--the number of homeless people rose in 2018.