Low-wage workers need fair job opportunities and affordable housing in order to benefit from the unprecedented growth Seattle is experiencing. We must be deeply committed to both serving and housing the homeless and addressing the root causes of homelessness, including job insecurity and income instability associated with the routine workplace violations that many low-wage workers experience.

Through in depth interviews with homeless men living in a Downtown Emergency Services Center shelter and an exhaustive literature review, this report spotlights numerous ways in which economic insecurity and homelessness are intertwined in a vicious cycle.

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