Homelessness In The 1600s

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Homelessness “In order to prevent homelessness, we need to prevent people at risk of homelessness from losing their grip on housing. This requires these people being identified early and effective strategies to divert them away from homelessness and into housing that is safe, secure, affordable, and permanent” (“Preventing”). Homelessness has been a problem since the 1600’s and we still have it today. Many people are homeless because of things such as divorce, abuse in the family (etc.). There are also many ways that as a community can end homelessness. Robert Fischer once said “In the 1640’s homelessness was seen as a moral deficiency.” Many christians in the 1600’s believed that God supplied them with everything they would ever need. In 1848 the Universal Declaration of Human Rights stated that “Everyone has the right to a standard of living adequate for the health and well being of himself and of his family, including food, clothing, housing, and medical care.”(Fischer). As quoted by Hubert H. Humphrey (1911-1978) “it was once said that the moral test of Government treats those who are in the dawn of life, the children; Those who are in the twilight of their life, the elderly; and those who are in the shadows of their life, the sick, the needy and the handicapped.” Many people are homeless because of…show more content…
In order to stop homelessness we need to lower the pricing on housing. We can also make sure that the homeless can get a sustainable job and have enough money to buy a home, and keep the home, as well as buy food and clothing. (Fischer). There are many federal public housing programs for the homeless and they are one of the best programs. Federal hous vouchers allow low income makers to afford their houses as well which helps the homeless keep their
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