public space http://iowapublicradio.org en Homelessness in Iowa http://iowapublicradio.org/post/homelessness-iowa <p>According to a <a href="https://iowafinanceauthority.iowa.gov/secure/hml/default.aspx">study by the Iowa Council on Homelessness</a>, in 2011 roughly 17,900 individuals in Iowa were homeless at some point throughout that year.&nbsp; What are the causes of homelessness and what can communities do to help? Also, Iowa City has a new ordinance which aims to further restrict panhandling in the downtown area.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 23 Aug 2013 18:40:44 +0000 Ben Kieffer & Sarah Boden 27967 at http://iowapublicradio.org Homelessness in Iowa