Tag: Homeless

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Homeless man naps in Omni William Penn presidential suite

Mug shot of Jeffery Watson who was arrested in Pittsburgh at the Omni William Penn Hotel for Theft of Services and Criminal Trespass when he was found asleep in the presidential suite. (Photo Credit: Pittsburgh police) by Haimy Assefa and Kristina Sgueglia (CNN) — Jeffery Watson napped in the comfort of a $2,500 presidential suite at Pittsburgh’s stately Omni William Penn Hotel, which has hosted movie stars, leaders of industry, and every U.S. president from Theodore Roosevelt to Barack Obama.

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Pittsburgh, Allegheny County experience critical shortage of public housing

Aki Witherspoon and Chris Winston, both 20, live in transitional housing provided by the nonprofit Familylinks. They submitted their applications for low-income public housing a few days before the list closed. (Photo by Alexandra Kanik / PublicSource) by Halle Stockton PublicSource Nearly 23,000 people live in limbo as they wait for public housing in Pittsburgh and Allegheny County.