Time to Retire the Word ‘Homeless’ and Opt for ‘Houseless’ or ‘Unhoused’ Instead?
Throughout the country, homelessness is an increasingly pressing and visible matter. And the situation has only become more acute due to the economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic. In March the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) reported more than 580,000 people experienced homelessness on a single night in the United States in 2020, up 2.2% from 2019. Now, in tandem with rising numbers, the language used to describe people experiencing homelessness is starting to change, as policymakers seek new solutions to this widening crisis.
Original Article Source Credits: Architectural Digest , https://www.architecturaldigest.com/
Article Written By: Nicholas Slayton
Original Article Posted on: May 21, 2021
Link to Original Article: https://www.architecturaldigest.com/story/homeless-unhoused