実践ビジネス英語 2021/2/25 L20 (5) Homeless in America
Ueda says, “Some people never fully recover financially after they’ve lost their home because of a fire, earthquake, tornado, or tsunami.”
McMillan says, “People with long-term health problems or disabilities can also find themselves facing homelessness. Big medical bills and high insurance rates mean many folks aren’t left with enough money to pay for a place to stay.”
Ueda says that more college students are becoming homeless. And McMillan expresses surprise that people who can afford to go to university can’t afford housing. Ueda explains that low-income students can end up with nowhere to live if they lose their part-time job or are expelled by their roommates. Grace says becoming homeless can make it hard to stay in school and escape from poverty.
McMillan says, “There are lots of people struggling to get medical care, food and housing after being cut off from benefit payments, or not having enough benefits to get out of the poverty trap.”
Ueda says, “It’s a thing, all right. Basically, more low-income students are showing up on campus without a safety net. If they lose their part-time job or they get kicked out by their r