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Leona Larson / WMUK

Kalamazoo City commissioners heard three hours of complaints at their meeting on Monday, October 18, about the city's decision to evict homeless people from two campsites.

A white pickup truck is hoisted in the air by a heavy-duty lift
Leona Larson / WMUK

After weeks of warnings, Kalamazoo Public Safety vacated a homeless encampment off Riverview Drive Wednesday morning. About 50 unhoused residents were removed; the Department of Public Safety says it made no arrests.

Kalamazoo Homeless Eviction On Hold, For Now

Sep 30, 2021
Leona Larson / WMUK

The remaining residents of a homeless encampment on Kalamazoo’s east side were not evicted on Wednesday, September 29, as expected. City officials say they're giving them more time to find suitable housing.

Kalamazoo Homeless Fight Mud And Flooding

Jul 18, 2021
Leona Larson / WMUK

Heavy rains in June and July turned a Kalamazoo area homeless encampment into a mud pit.

Gordon Evans / WMUK

A new publication is highlighting the issue of homelessness in Kalamazoo County. The Homefront is a 24-page magazine based on 12 months of reporting.