HEALTHY LIVING

Hidden Homeless: U.S. Families Living In Motel Rooms

04/12/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated Nov 17, 2011

As the recession has deepened, long-time workers who lost their jobs are facing the terror and stigma of homelessness for the first time, including those who have owned or rented for years. Some show up in shelters and on the streets, but others, like the Hayworths, are the hidden homeless -- living doubled up in apartments, in garages or in motels, uncounted in U.S. homeless data and often receiving little public aid.

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