List of tent cities in the United States

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This is a list of notable tent cities in the United States. A tent city is an encampment or housing facility made using tents or other temporary structures.

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Side Street in Dignity Village, Portland, Oregon
The Right 2 Dream Too camp in Portland, Oregon

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Hope Village Las Cruces
  2. ^ a b c d e f "Tent Cities in America: A Pacific Coast Report". National Coalition for the Homeless. Accessed 2016-09-14.
  3. ^ Mitch Marcus and Janel Flechsig (February 20, 2012). "Tent camp reveals social inequality in Ann Arbor, Michigan". World Socialist Web Site. 
  4. ^ Mckinley, Jesse (2009-03-25). "Cities Deal With a Surge in Shantytowns". California: NYTimes.com. Retrieved 2016-09-14. 
  5. ^ Schmidt, Brad (October 21, 2013). "Right 2 Dream Too: Deadline to dismiss lawsuit extended 60 days". Oregonlive. Retrieved 2016-09-14. 
  6. ^ "Ventura County Reporter - Hope for the homeless at River Haven: a push for self-sufficiency". Vcreporter.com. 2009-08-20. Retrieved 2016-09-14. 
  7. ^ "Lee Schneider: The River Haven Community". Huffingtonpost.com. 2009-11-11. Retrieved 2016-09-14. 
  8. ^ Emmons, Mark (2015-07-09). "San Jose’s ‘Jungle’: Former homeless encampment returns to nature". The Mercury News. Retrieved 2016-10-27. 
  9. ^ Crudele, John (2012-02-06). "Through the cracks: NJ encampment of jobless the govt. ignores". NYPOST.com. Retrieved 2016-09-14. 
  10. ^ "Fatal Fire at NJ Homeless Encampment". Fire Engineering. 2012-01-30. Retrieved 2016-09-14. 
  11. ^ "Local homeless advocates say solutions need more specificity | Lubbock Online | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal". Lubbock Online. Retrieved 2016-09-14. 
  12. ^ http://krqe.com/2015/04/07/fifth-tent-city-pops-up-outside-city-limits/
  13. ^ "Tent City returns - Beats - Local Stories - December 8, 2011 - Sacramento News & Review". Newsreview.com. Retrieved 2016-09-14. 
  14. ^ Hurt, Suzanne (2009-03-20). "California tent city for homeless to be closed". Reuters. Retrieved 2016-09-14. 
  15. ^ "Sacramento Police Order Tent City Homeless To Clear Out « CBS Sacramento". Sacramento.cbslocal.com. 2011-12-28. Retrieved 2016-09-14. 
  16. ^ "Homeless in Tent City, USA » Counterpunch: Tells the Facts, Names the Names". Counterpunch. 2012-02-13. Retrieved 2016-09-14. 
  17. ^ Paul Thompson (2009-03-06). "Pictured: The credit crunch tent city which has returned to haunt America | Mail Online". London: Dailymail.co.uk. Retrieved 2016-09-14. 
  18. ^ "Pictures Of Sacramento’s Tent City: Unfiltered And Unspun". Dailymarkets.com. Retrieved 2016-09-14. 
  19. ^ La Ganga, Maria L. (2009-03-20). "Sacramento Tent City | In Sacramento's tent city, a torn economic fabric - Los Angeles Times". Articles.latimes.com. Retrieved 2016-09-14. 
  20. ^ Wiggins, Mike (2012-02-11). "Railroad project will evict squatters from The Point". GJSentinel.com. Retrieved 2016-09-14. 
  21. ^ "Tent cities rise across the country". MSNBC. 2008-09-18. Retrieved 2016-09-14. 

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