Written and up-to-date as of March 2021

Pandemics have sometimes been dubbed the “great equalizers,” but the manner in which the COVID-19 pandemic has deepened existing inequities in the United States and beyond makes that title little more than a debunked myth. According to the National Low Income Housing Coalition, when compared to the general public, people who are experiencing homelessness and contract coronavirus are two times as likely to be hospitalized, two to four times as likely to require critical care, and two to three times as likely to be killed by the virus. These dire numbers have led…

Hannah Faulwell

Student at Cornell University — Urban and Regional Studies, Music, Policy Analysis and Management. Writer and violinist. Albuquerque, NM.

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