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happy_liberal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Feb-17-10 02:59 PM
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154. We need low income housing- there are employed homeless people
We had a 35 year old homeless man die in Anchorage over the summer. He was living and working out of his truck. He was murdered for the $6 he had in his pocket. He was working but did not make enough to cover rent and expenses.

"attack the causes of homelessness which is mental health, drug and alcohol abuse and unemployment"

These are the stereotypes, but there are employed families, people on disability etc. who cannot afford rent because there is not enough low income housing.

The real cause of homelessness is lack of housing.
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