Why is Homelessness so Visible in Big West Coast Cities Right now?
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 1663 , Segment 1
Episode: Homelessness, The Associated Press, Science Skeptics
- Aug 12, 2021 8:00 pm
- 22:30 mins
Homelessness increased about 2% in the United States last year, but if you visit a major city on the west coast—like Seattle or San Francisco—you’d think the problem absolutely exploded. What’s making homelessness such a visible problem in some cities? Gregg Colburn studies homelessness and housing at the University of Washington, and he’s got a book coming out next year that looks at this question. It’s called “Homelessness is a Housing Problem.”