Category Archives: Prevention

Myths of Homelessness: Part 3

Throughout our series on the myths of homelessness, we have addressed the myths that homelessness only happens downtown, and that those experiencing homelessness are only the mentally ill. We also tackled the myths that youth are on the streets because they’re rebellious and have run away from home and that for many, homelessness is a choice. This week we’re debunking the myth that it would be too much of a burden on taxpayers to provide homes for those experiencing homelessness. Continue reading