10 Facts about Homeless- According to Huffington Post

  1. Over half a million people are homeless
  2. One quarter of homeless people are children
  3. Tens of thousands of veterans are homeless
  4. Domestic violence is a leading cause of homelessness among women
  5. Many people are homeless because they cannot afford rent
  6. There are fewer places for poor people to rent than before
  7. In the last few years millions have lost their homes
  8. The government does not help as much as you think
  9. One in five homeless people suffers from untreated severe mental illness
  10. Cities are increasingly making homelessness a crime


Facts from Huffington Post blog post: 10 Facts about Homelessness 


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