Share of low-income households with children struggling with housing costs has risen to over half

Only a third of people in low income household with consumer debt have enough spare cash for an emergency, a new study has found. The Resolution Foundation says that consumer debt among poorer households has risen the fastest among any income group, with the proportion rising by nine percentage points. This group has become more exposed … Read more Share of low-income households with children struggling with housing costs has risen to over half

South Korean Photographer Captures The Struggles Of Low-Income People Living In ‘Goshitels’, Says Living There Led To Depression

To foreigners, South Korea is known for its advanced technology, impressive skyscrapers, delicious food, and honorable traditions. However, there is a side of the country that visitors rarely see, such as ‘Goshiwon’ and ‘Goshitel’—tiny, cramped, cheap housing units where South Korea’s poor live. South Korean photographer Sim Kyu-dong spent around 5 years living in Goshiwon … Read more South Korean Photographer Captures The Struggles Of Low-Income People Living In ‘Goshitels’, Says Living There Led To Depression