Category: Housing

Failure Is Not An Option

What if you knew that no matter what you did, you couldn’t fail? What if “failure” just wasn’t an option? Would you live your life differently? Registrants are bound by many restrictions, jobs, housing even leisure activities are viewed under…

Sex Offenders Take Over Island of Oahu !

Now that I’ve got your attention- The current population of Hawaii’s 3rd largest island, Oahu, is approximately 992,605 as of a 2016 census. The population of registered sex offenders in the United States (and I use the term “United” loosely)…

HUD Bans Housing for Lifetime Registrants

In June 2001 the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, now headed up by Secretary Ben Carson, banned lifetime registered sex offenders from subsidized public housing. (Only those tenants who were in subsidized housing before the law went into…

A Heartless Man Without A Soul

CBS/ South Florida recently had Ron Book/Chairman of Miami-Dade Homeless Trust debating with host and investigative reporter Jim DeFede about the Miami-Dade homeless encampment that has recently been shut down. You would think someone who’s chairman of something called the…

Does Social Justice Exist for Registrants?

  There are dozens of definitions of Social Justice. Wikipedia defines it as the concept of fair and just relations between the individual and society.  This is measured by the explicit and tacit terms for the distribution of wealth, opportunities…

Sex Offense: An Unpayable Debt?

“No matter how much time you’ve spent in prison, you haven’t exactly paid your debt to society.” This was recently told to a group of registrants by a counselor in a sex offender therapy group. So, are sex offenses an…

Who Wrote the Book on Homelessness?

WLRN/ Miami/South Florida ran an excellant article entitled “Sex Offenders Sent to Homeless Encampment told to Find Housing, But Where?” The encampment at Northwest 36th Court and 71st Street is at the edge of Hialeah and Miami.  It’s the warehouse…

Why Oh Why Wyoming?

Well, if you were planning a move or a summer vacation to Wyoming, you might want to think twice. Registrants in Wyoming as well as those traveling through the state will now have to empty their wallets to fatten the…