More than half a million people in the United States do not have a home and a quarter of these individuals are children.
Over half of all Americans have had to make at least one severe sacrifice in order to pay their rent or mortgage.
Thousands of neighborhoods in the country lack simple services, such as afterschool programs for children, affordable cultural activities, sufficient legal enforcement and other amenities that make a stable, safe living environment in which individuals and their families and friends can thrive. (See more at http://www.homemattersamerica.com/)
We need to rethink the American Dream.