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Living in Motels

Vanishing Human Habitat

Pat LaMarche | Posted 04.13.2013 | Los Angeles
Pat LaMarche

One is grown and out on her own. She also has a grown son who lives with them in the hotel room -- not as a mooch -- but because JoAnne needs the third income to pay the $460 per week that it costs to live there. She also has a ten year old, an eight year old, and a toddler.

Dave Jamieson

Homeless Cling To Motels Outside Democratic Convention

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 09.05.2012 | Politics

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Doug Lutz had to pack up and leave his motel here last week, just as delegates and revelers were preparing to pour into town for th...

'We'll Leave The Light On For You': More Families Call Motels Home

Joel John Roberts | Posted 09.23.2011 | Impact
Joel John Roberts

If your family is homeless, an excursion to an off-the-road motel becomes a shelter from the harsh conditions of street life.

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

International Herald Tribune | Erik Eckholm | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

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 th...