Comment of the Day

Reader: I Was Homeless, But Now I Wouldn't Let Most of the Homeless I Met in My House

Kristin Pazulski's coverage of a homeless Solutions Center planned for the Athmar neighborhood prompted many responses about the project itself. But this reader talks about her own experiences with homelessness and the people she encountered.

See also: Is the New Homeless Solutions Center Really a Solution?

Kelli Marie writes:

I was homeless and I wouldn't have let myself or the majority of homeless I met in my home now. Most lie, cheat, steal & have addictions to feed. Met few good people.

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Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently covers everything from breaking news and politics to sports and stories that defy categorization.
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