Homelessness Has Gotten Worse, Most Americans Believe
Despite billions of dollars in federal spending to help the homeless, most Americans believe the problem has gotten worse.
The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 92% of American Adults believe homelessness is a serious problem in America, including 65% who say the problem is Very Serious. Only six percent (6%) don’t think the homeless problem is serious. Perception of the problem has increased since February 2021, when 55% said the homeless problem was Very Serious. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 U.S. Likely Voters was conducted on September 26-27, 2022 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research.
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