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New Yorkers on Homelessness and Housing

 

According to this 2007 study of New York City residents from the Public Agenda, 72 percent agree that as long as there are Americans who are homeless, the U.S. has failed to live up to its ideals. Also, the study found that 1 in 3 fear becoming homeless themselves. Also, 67 percent say most homeless people are homeless because of circumstances beyond their control; 90 percent agree that everyone has a basic right to shelter; and 85 percent approve of having their tax dollars pay for housing for the homeless.

Read the report:
Compassion, Concern and Conflicted Feelings: New Yorkers on Homelessness and Housing

 
 

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