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It’s surprisingly expensive to be homeless

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Being unhoused in America not only has emotional costs, but financial ones, too. Lori Teresa Yearwood is a reporter who covers housing for the Economic Hardship Reporting Project, and she joins host Krys Boyd to talk about the fines and fees that those who find themselves homeless incur – and the devastating consequences they have on the path to recovery. Her recent essay published in The New York Times is headlined “The Bill for My Homelessness Was $54,000.”