Affordable housing one way to address homeless crisis

It’s only the tip of a greater problem that will continue to grow and fester

Re: Homeless population faces lack of affordable housing, March 16.

It is most unfortunate, especially in modern society, however it’s only the tip of a greater problem that will continue to grow and fester as long as the political bureaucratic fat cats continue to give us the usual lip service.

Must there be found a dead homeless person before society finally does wake up to the reality that there is a too-obvious homeless crisis to which only direct action must be taken by creating affordable housing funded by eliminating all the subsidization of non-essentials?

I believe that we are capable of working together for the greater benefit for our community, but first we must all free our imprisoned mindsets.

Al Munro, Nanaimo

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