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Originally posted by fweshcawfee
It's times like this that I really wish I could give a post a thumbs-down rating because yours would surely deserve one.
these homeless people would rather spend their days sleeping in parks then contributing to society. im not suprized homeless beatings are on the rise!
Homelessness and poverty are inextricably linked. Poor people are frequently unable to pay for housing, food, child care, health care, and education. Difficult choices must be made when limited resources cover only some of these necessities. Often it is housing, which absorbs a high proportion of income, that must be dropped. Being poor means being an illness, an accident, or a paycheck away from living on the streets.
Eroding Work Opportunities
Media reports of a growing economy and low unemployment mask a number of important reasons why homelessness persists, and, in some areas of the country, is worsening. These reasons include stagnant or falling incomes and less secure jobs which offer fewer benefits.