videonation 22 janvier 2009
"With ever more families in ever more towns and cities sleeping in shelters, surfing friends' couches and camping in their cars. By most accounts, there's little mystery to this rise in the ranks of shelter seekers. It's the economy and, more specifically, the recession and the foreclosure crisis.
As people have lost their paychecks, or as the homes they were renting were foreclosed--most of today's homeless foreclosure victims are renters who were evicted, even though they paid rent, because their landlord had not kept up with the mortgage--their tenuous grip on stability has slipped away. And many housing experts think this could be just the beginning. Patrick Markee and Lizzie Ratner report from a New York intake clinic for homeless families in the Bronx."