Mean Streets

Sarasota's Homeless Problem Makes National News...Again

A new Washington Post piece highlights Sarasota as a lightning rod for the fierce battle over homelessness.

06/03/2016 By Megan McDonald

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Sarasota Nonprofit CEOS Reveal a New Plan for Homeless Adults

The "3 Into 1" plan would see the Salvation Army drug and alcohol recovery campus on 10th Street repurposed into a 220-bed homeless shelter.

05/29/2015 By Tony D'Souza

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Inside Sarasota's Growing Homeless Problem

Why didn’t the city of Sarasota build the shelter recommended by a national expert to get the homeless off downtown streets and into programs that might help them? Investigative reporter Tony D’Souza finds a trail of broken promises, misguided policies,

12/31/2014 By Tony D'Souza

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Inside Sarasota's Growing Homeless Problem

Why didn’t the city of Sarasota build the shelter recommended by a national expert to get the homeless off downtown streets and into programs that might help them? Investigative reporter Tony D’Souza finds a trail of broken promises, misguided policies,

12/31/2014 By Tony D'Souza

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From the Editor: The Problem of Homelessness in Sarasota

Pam Daniel on Sarasota's homeless impasse.

12/30/2014 By Megan McDonald

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From the Editor: The Problem of Homelessness in Sarasota

Pam Daniel on Sarasota's homeless impasse.

12/30/2014 By Pam Daniel

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Homelessness Shadows Downtown Sarasota's Rosemary District

Hot topics, talk and history.

09/30/2014 By Cooper Levey-Baker