On any given day in New York, there are more homeless adults than fans at a sold out game in Yankee Stadium; more homeless children than attendees at a packed to capacity Madison Square Garden event. Then there are those on the precipice.
Twenty million American families pay more than half their income on housing, forced to make toxic trade-offs like medicine for a sick child or nutritious food for the household. We are in the midst of a housing crisis. One would think that Senate Democrats would move urgently to confirm the necessary leadership of the federal department which has the responsibility for addressing this shameful situation.