10 Facts About Homelessness: Fact 5

There is a common misconception in our society today that homeless people are lazy and/or do not have a job or jobs. This is far from reality. Today, more than ever, we see the working poor being un-housed. They may own a vehicle and have some means, they simply cannot afford housing. We see this on the Peninsula, especially in the summer months when tourists take up housing and cost skyrocket.