Tuesday, September 10, 2013

The Largest Homeless Camp In Mainland USA Is Right In The Heart Of Silicon Valley

The Jungle is the largest of many Silicon Valley homeless encampments, and the 65 acres bordering Coyote Creek in San Jose can be home to up to 175 people at a time.

It is the largest homeless encampment in the continental United States.

From kids to convicts to moms and dads and the mentally ill, The Jungle is a desperate mix of people out of whatever options they might have once had.

It's a back-and-forth with no easy answers as Silicon Valley's cost of living increases, but the jobs and affordable housing needed to keep its poorest residents inside and off the streets remains unseen
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Source: newsforage.co