Another Reason Texas is #1: Homeless Families in the Parks
Where do families go? This infographic indicates the most common places (omitting motels, campgrounds and the great outdoors). Shelter beds in metro areas are in short supply; in non-urban areas—rare to none.
As I drove across the fracked-out wasteland of southeastern Texas on my way to the nation’s #1 impoverished metro area, I feared the stories I'd hear would be even worse. And they are...Texas, it's a good thing I'm not writing your tourism ad copy.