Rea

Featured Video Play Icon

I met Rea and her husband while they were waiting in line at a mobile medical clinic in Tampa, Florida. Each night, they sleep outside on the streets of Miami. Rea hates to feel dirty, so she uses public fountains to wash up.

Rea and her husband are not homeless because of alcohol or drugs. Rea suffers from physical problems and her husband is bipolar. They came to Florida in hopes of finding a job. But today, like millions of Americans, they have not been able to find employment.

Special thanks to Homeless Coalition of Hillsborough County


IP 19 Logo Icon crop

Invisible People

           

We imagine a world where everyone has a place to call home. Until then, we strive to be the most trusted source for homelessness news, education and advocacy.

Related Topics




Get the Invisible People newsletter


RECENT STORIES

80-year-old Woman Homeless in Sad Diego

Miss Katie

Homeless man, in Manchester, New Hampshire, freezing from the cold weather

Giancarlo

A 65-Year-Old's Story of Homelessness in Manchester, New Hampshire

Pablo

Single Dad with Four Kids Homeless in a Hotel Room

Kevin and his four children


RECENT ARTICLES

Beth Sandor discusses upcoming Supreme Court Grants Pass case

Housing and Legal Experts Weigh in on Johnson vs Grants Pass Case

Finland Helsinki Streets

Can the U.S. Learn from Finland? Unraveling the Housing Crisis

legislators voting in template legislation

Why Template Legislation is a Terrible Political Play for Homelessness

veteran homelessness

Veteran Homelessness Ticks Back Up After Years of Progress

Get the Invisible People newsletter