Homeless Population In America

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The paper is about the homeless population in the United States of America it is said to be the richest country. The United States and other Western countries have witnessed the homeless population soar and it's recorded that 3.5 million Americans experience homelessness per year. Out of this group, 17% are single women, and 30% are families with children (National Coalition for the Homeless [NCH], 2008b). The gender differences causes of homelessness among men and women have considerable different risk factors for becoming homeless. According to research by Burt, (2001) he cite for women domestic violence as the top four reasons of being homeless. Men do not report domestic violence or victimization, or abuse as their reason for becoming
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