As a society we have an obligation to look after those that are not in the position to help themselves. Whether this is for economic reasons, mental health or a ability, physical limitations or because of substance abuse.
Many will say when it comes to housing, everyone has the right to a roof over their head. Or, is it everyone has the right to access housing?
Does a child leaving home have a right to be supplied with another home at taxpayers expense?
Does a person who is homeless and addicted to drugs have a right to a home without the necessary supports to help them recover?
These questions cannot be answered without a lengthy discussion.
Join me as I present my own thoughts in these issues.