I hope the homeless crash the empty foreclosed homes across America. All I ask is that they mow the lawns and look after the place. There's something poetic about this one. A homeless guy living in a McMansion is just so, well it's just so representative of what's happened in America these past few years.
Seriously, for a "rich and powerful" nation like the United States to have millions go homeless, while at the same time we have millions of unwanted homes, is simply perverse. To have millions go hungry in one of the fattest nations on earth is also amazing.
Gotta give it up to capitalism. It does some really weird things along the way.
Some Homeless People Turn to Empty Houses for Shelter Amid Nation's Foreclosure Crisis
CLEVELAND (AP) -- The nation's foreclosure crisis has led to a painful irony for homeless people: On any given night they are outnumbered in some cities by vacant houses. Some street people are taking advantage of the opportunity by becoming squatters.
"Many homeless people see the foreclosure crisis as an opportunity to find low-cost housing (FREE!) with some privacy," Brian Davis, director of the Northeast Ohio Coalition for the Homeless, said in the summary of the latest census of homeless sleeping outside in downtown Cleveland