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Finding Your Place: How unaffordable housing drives homelessness

As housing costs continue to skyrocket across the United States, and as they do, more and more individuals across the country are having a hard time finding a place to live.

Gregg Colburn, a CBE professor at the University of Washington, has been working as a co-author of the new book, “Homelessness Is a Housing Problem: How Structural Factors Explain U.S. Patterns,” to accumulate research on why coastal cities like Seattle and San Francisco have higher rates of homelessness. In this interview for Marketplace Morning Report, Colburn discusses the common myths believed to be the primary drivers of homelessness versus the actually demonstrated linkages between housing demand and pricing despite the varied wealth of cities.


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