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A woman helps a man file his taxes.

Do Homeless People Pay Taxes?

When people with homes and families and regular lives see homeless people on the streets, they often assume that they have no income or don’t have jobs. This couldn’t be further from the truth because…


A homeless shelter with bunk beds.

Do Homeless Shelters Charge Money?

When people think of staying in homeless shelters, they normally assume it’s free because most people associate these types of places with people who are struggling, poor, or barely getting by financially. However, you may…


Homeless sleep in a van in a park.

Where to Sleep in Your Car When Homeless

Sleeping in the backseat of a car when you’re homeless can be hell. Believe me, I know. I was once homeless for about 6 months in 2011 in California. I spent most of the time…


A homeless man counts his money.

Can Homeless People Get Jobs?

If you’re wondering if homeless people can get jobs because you’re homeless, about to be homeless, or just curious, then I can fill you in on that and let you know that they can definitely…


A homeless man with a change cup.

Are Homeless People Lazy?

Homelessness is a major problem on earth in just about all countries in both the developed and undeveloped world. The United States government estimates that around 643,000 Americans are now homeless. The reasons for this…


Emergency room sign outside a hospital

Can Homeless People Go to the Hospital?

The United States has a homeless problem and that’s obvious to anybody who’s driven through any large city and looked on the sidewalks in the downtown section, particularly at night. The USA also has a…


A man shaves his face with a razor.

How Do Homeless People Shave?

Have you ever seen a homeless person that was clean shaven? You probably have, but you also probably think they’re rare since majority of the ones you see have scraggly beards and neck hair. But…


A homeless shelter with rows of beds.

How Homeless Shelters Work

If you’re down on your luck and thinking about staying in a homeless shelter, you’re not alone. Millions of people are now without a home, and while some live in their cars, RV’s, or on…


A homeless woman sits outside.

How Much Do Panhandlers Make?

Have you ever seen a homeless person or panhandler on the street asking for money or walking between idle cars on the highway with a bucket or cup? Of course you have. Just about everybody…


A homeless woman sits outside with belongings.

What Do Homeless People Do All Day?

If you’ve ever seen a homeless person walking down the street or sitting on a corner somewhere during the day, you may wonder what most of them do with their time all day. Some people…