Generational Homelessness

People working with homeless families have noted a disturbing trend over the past decade. The trend is reflected in the findings of the tri-annual Wilder Surveys on homelessness in Minnesota. In 2009 thirty-four percent of homeless parents had themselves experienced homelessness as a child. This is a significant increase from the 25 percent of parents in the 2006 study. 

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United States