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Q&A: What are the root causes of homelessness in King County?
Q&A: What are the root causes of homelessness in King County?
7/25/20227:45

Why do some cities in the U.S. have relatively low rates of homelessness while in other cities thousands live without shelter?

Gregg Colburn, assistant professor of real estate at the University of Washington, dives into this question in his new book Homelessness is a Housing Problem (co-written by Clayton Page Aldern). In this interview, Gregg compares rent prices, poverty, drug dependency and other factors to find out why so many in Seattle and our region struggle to find housing.

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