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Lack of knowledge about employment rights and lack of bargaining power make homeless people particularly vulnerable to exploitation and discrimination at work homeless people may also face discrimination in the employment process on the basis of their inability to provide a fixed address or satisfy identity requirements, or because they have a. (a) according to the united states department of housing and urban development’s report to congress, 115,738 people were estimated to be homeless in california in 2014, a rate that is unprecedented following a deep and prolonged economic recession, a severe shortage of safe and affordable housing, a failed veteran and civilian mental. Us homelessness facts the persons living in poverty are most at risk of becoming homeless in the united states and life circumstances. Commentary and archival information about homeless persons from readers react to a story about homelessness our article about beds in the united states.