Homelessness

By Katie Mack

Why are people homeless, Who is to blame?

Top Ten Causes of Homelessness

1. Addiction

2. Domestic Violence

3. Mental Illness

4. Job Losses and Underemployment

5. Foreclosure

6. Post-Traumatic Stress

7. Throw Away Teens

8. Relational Brokenness

9. Grief

10. Despair


Addiction

One of the most the stereotypes of homelessness is addiction which isn't to far off. Most cities in the U.S say that 68% of homelessness is caused because of addiction. The addiction is like a black hole pulling them in until they have nothing left.

The harsh hand of the streets pull the weak in like the pull of a kid and his mom.