The Cause Of Homelessness In Canada

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Over 200 000 Canadians are forced to sleep on the streets each year due to homelessness. Many people are living on the streets due to poverty, high unemployment rates, and undiagnosed mental illnesses. Poverty has been proven the highest cause of homelessness. Without enough money to pay rent, people are kicked out of their homes and forced onto the streets. In addition, as income levels decrease it is an effect of unemployment rates increasing. This makes it even more difficult to find a job and get off the streets. Additionally, many people who are homeless find it difficult to find a job and keep a house due to their undiagnosed mental illnesses. Mental illness can make it difficult for people to function normally in society, causing self

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