Five empty houses per homeless person.
Think about that.
Critics say that the massive global economic meltdown of 2008 was the clearest proof yet that an unfettered capitalist market is bound to come crashing down. Not just bound… “destined”. Supposedly, all it takes is a general market run to bring the whole house of cards crashing down. Couple this with consumers who abuse credit, and you have one hell of a financial avalanche waiting to happen, resting on the precipice of a few giant banks who keep on issuing loans despite taking massive losses.