The New Homeless
Not since perhaps the 1980s recession have so many news accounts surfaced about the homeless in America. As was the case then, today’s stories are filled with tales of working-class Americans—or at least those who were working before the economic downturn and housing crisis pushed many out of their jobs and into a bare subsistence life that no longer includes a house or apartment of their own. The accounts describe the lives of the so-called “economic homeless,” who have become displaced by layoffs or foreclosures, and are differentiated from the chronic homeless who suffer from mental illness, drug abuse or alcoholism.
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