Interest in solving homelessness has intensified over the past year. But there’s a side to the crisis that hasn’t garnered as much attention — entire families are slipping into homelessness. There are more than 16,000 homeless families in Los Angeles County alone. Here’s why that’s happening.
"If we don't deal with skyrocketing rents and create affordable housing ... we will have more people pouring into homelessness than are ever escaping homelessness," says Andy Bales of Union Rescue Mission.