This volume represents a new theoretical and empirical approach to the study of homelessness. Rather than focusing on the behavioral characteristics and social deviance of the homeless themselves, the incomes, rents, and demographic characteristics of a population of renters who are at risk of homelessness are examined. Based on a study of changes in four U.S. metropolitan areas over an eight year period in the supply of low-cost and affordable housing, Karin Ringheim contends that the extent of homelessness in individual areas is not simply a function of the extent of poverty in those areas. Rather, she argues, the increase in number and change in composition of the homeless population is a direct result of the severity of the housing squeeze.
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