Doing this work, we've learned a lot about homelessness. Coming face to face with individuals has sometimes challenged our unconscious ideas of what homelessness looks like. Sometimes, still, we come up against some misconceptions that can distract from the solutions to the affordable housing crisis, and be downright harmful. Here are a few myths about homelessness.
Erin Hatton is a mom of 4, fiction author, and family support worker at Redwood Park Communities.