Letter (by Rick Bowers): What causes homelessness? – March 6, 2021
As I began to look deeper into the problem of homelessness, I asked myself the question: What causes homelessness?
Of course, I knew there would be many answers, because just like any population, the unsheltered population is diverse. I was left more confused after a consultation with Professor Google, so being a numbers cruncher, chose to collect some data for myself, and see what they had to say.
The short answer — rental prices have a huge impact on homelessness. Duh….
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