German Homeless Population Explodes By One-Third In 2016 As Migrant Crisis Takes Its Toll

According to a recent estimate published by the Federal Association for Assistance for the Homeless, the number of homeless people living on Germany’s streets has risen by 33% in a matter of just a couple of years, to 52,000.  Meanwhile, as The Local notes, the number of Germans who can’t afford their own home and have been forced to rely on the generosity of family and friends for a place to sleep every night has also risen a staggering 26%, to over 400,000 people.

  • Martin B

    Mutti Merkel must have some room in her mansion.

  • Hard Little Machine

    They should build ‘camps’. They’re good at that.

    • Drunk by Noon ✓

      They seem to have lost that skill.

  • k1992

    But “Diversity is our strength!” and “Refugees welcome!” and … oh never mind.

  • Canadian Born

    Happening in Canada and the government could care less, as long as the refugees and asylum seekers are taken care of.