Why Homelessness Is More Common Now in America?

    Edit article

  • 1 Houses rents are too high

    after the economic crash of September 2008, foreclosures were widespread, turning countless homeowners into renters. 

  • 2 The Federal Minimum Wage Is Too Low

    According to the Pew Research Center, the purchasing power of the federal minimum wage was high in 1968. But now, years later, the wages hardly keep up with the cost of living.

  • 3 Low Savings Rates

    it was found last January that 63% of Americans are striving financially that do not have enough savings to cover a $1000 emergency.

  • 4 Republican Attacks on Food Stamps

    Republicans  have rejected  food stamps in Congress , and if Americans have to spend more on food becauseof the GOP cuts, then they'll have less money to spend on housing.

  • 5 American’s Ongoing Health Insurance problems

     health emergency bills in america can be very high  leaving people with hardship of living. paycheck to paycheck make them have little savings.

  • 6 Privatization of Utilities

    Privatizing utilities inevitably results in higher bills. And higher utilities bills are the last thing people need when they are struggling to keep a roof over their heads.

  • 7 Outsourcing and Free Trade

    The TPP would be a disaster for most Americans. Steady jobs with good pay and benefits reduce homelessness; outsourcing those jobs promotes it.