Not Who Most People Think They Are
April 30, 2016 9:49 AM   Subscribe

The Faces of Homelessness Today There are three categories of people in the U.S. at risk of becoming homeless: those over 50, veterans and LGBTQ youth.
posted by Michele in California (2 comments total)

This post was deleted for the following reason: Something laying out the details behind this might make for a good post but the infographic format's kinda eh in general as post material. -- cortex

California’s homeless percentage, 20%, is the highest in the country.(1)

Sorry, but that seems a bit inaccurate. And the "(1)" reference just points to the front page of Alternet, so I have no idea what statistic they're actually trying to point to.
posted by Umami Dearest at 10:07 AM on April 30, 2016

Above it, there is a stat that 15% of homeless people are considered chronically homeless. So, perhaps, they accidentally left out the word chronic.
posted by Michele in California at 10:12 AM on April 30, 2016

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