Time to Retire the Word ‘Homeless’ and Opt for ‘Houseless’ or ‘Unhoused’ Instead?

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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.

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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