Combating homelessness: Where do we go from here?

Years ago, Matthew Duval said he worked for Microsoft, then later for an aviation company. Finally, he said, he went into property management, because the job kept him close to his wife.

Now, however, Duval lives inside a car with his wife, a woman known to him and others as “Mama Bear.”

“I got run over by a U-Haul and got injured,” Duval explained. “When you work in property management and you lose your job, you lose your home. It’s a lot of pressure on everybody”

Like Duval once did, most Americans live paycheck to paycheck, many of whom are one paycheck, or even one emergency, away from homelessness.

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