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Employed but living in the street

HONG KONG (UCAN): Having a job in Hong Kong is no guarantee of any stability in life, as a significant number of people who are employed do not earn enough to rent shelter.
 
This is perhaps the most visual manifestation of the disparity in the distribution of wealth in the city, which new statistics show is still widening.
 
The numbers of the employed homeless is increasing, because the money they earn is just enough for food and other basics, with insufficient left for rental accommodation.
 

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