West Coast homeless crisis

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    Amid booming economy, homelessness soars on US West Coast

    In a booming economy, it is ironic that the West Coast is in an ever increasing homeless crisis.

    As the economy gets better, the housing prices go higher.

    Why then does it appear to be mostly on the West Coast?
     
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    They are "homeless" because they are one or more of the following:

    Mentally ill
    Alcoholics
    Drug addicts
     
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    Not according to the article. According to the article they are homeless because the cost of living had so dramatically increaesed
     
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    High demand and competition
     
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    Just in the West Coast?
     
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    Lots of money on the West Coast. More than anywhere else.
     
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    Perhaps many of the homeless would be deported if they were in a different state.
     
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    The climate. Homeless will relocate to the west coast because it's easier to sustain year round. And the authorities do nothing to stop it. Their rest areas are tent cities.
     
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    So the left coast make up the 1% as they are surrounded by homeless people?

    Interesting
     
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    The weather is mild so it's not nearly as dangerous to sleep out in the night air, and the left coast has loads of programs that give them things. So, it's a double magnet, good weather, and free stuff.
     

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