The plight of the homeless is a plight that involves everyone of us. With as many resources that we have as America, why should there even be a homeless problem. There are many reasons for homelessness and its a sure bet ( 99.99%)" that's the life they want," is not one of them.
San Francisco has taken up the issue and have proposed a possible solution to its citizenry and to the homeless themselves. It does involve taxes and it does involve patrons with money. Afterall, in order to provide, you must have provisions. There are more details about this, from Fox Business, published October 15, 2018, by Jade Scipioni: San Francisco To Vote On Taxing Rich Businesses For The Homeless.
It can happen to anyone; at anytime, for varied reasons. It can be conquered.