Their first month has some added expenses associated with moving into a new apartment, such as a security deposit and first month’s rent, but they have some savings to fall back on if needed. Two bedroom apartments in the Augusta, Maine area run approximately $850 a month with appliances, heat and hot water included. I chose to do a budget based on a two bedroom because Seth has a child which may stay with them frequently. Seth and Marie may need furniture but if they’re not in a rush they can find decent used furniture at lawn sales or thrift stores. When starting off they may have a higher than normal grocery bill as they do not have the everyday necessities in their cupboards.
I do not know a lot about these Halfway Houses, but I did get a basic understanding of what their purpose is. Just from doing some basic preliminary research I am finding more negatives than positives because halfway houses are only effective if they are ran the correct way. Furthermore, it takes a lot of self-discipline from the owner and the people participating. Hopefully, I can find more statistics about people who have gone through these halfway houses and read about their personal experiences. Also, I want to find out more is the cost examples being does it cost more in the beginning and pay off in the long run?
But as a whole, I disagree with what Plotz’s discussed in his article, he argues that “Losing privacy has made it much cheaper to use a credit card, or buy a house”(Plotz, 69). I believe many would rather have their more privacy on financial matters than lower credit cards rates and having it be easier to purchase a home. Further, this quotes puts others opinions and motives in perspective. “The first flaw of privacy: People care a great deal about their own, but not all about anyone else’s.
Home Buyers, Second Home Purchasers or Property Investors can basically do any repairs or renovation to the home that they want, as long as the appraisal supports the improved value and the improvements are common for the area. Repairs must be completed within six months and not to exceed 50% of the after improved appraised value. As part of Fannie Mae’s Housing Stabilization efforts their policy remains in effect and encourages experienced investors play a key role in the housing recovery by continuing to offer renovation lending tools to the property investor community with its HomeStyle Renovation Loan Programs. If you’re a real estate investor looking for a lending tool to renovate and create a nice portfolio, consider the
There have already been some corporate sponsors who could give funding to town to convert the abandoned building into the community center. It means the town does not need to pay too much for the conversion. It would generate many jobs during the conversion and the operation of the community center. The town could hire residents for these jobs. The town could also hold events or lease some empty space for retail stores to generate revenue.
Though the differences are obvious, the two countries’ excel at their own unique way of maintaining their prisoners. America boasts as the second most technologically advanced country, and by merging the two countries’ strengths, essentially one can create a powerful, secure, and effective prison system. The United States firmly believes that prison is a form of punishment that the offender performed. In the United States federal prisons, all inmates are scanned and screened by metal detectors and stripped of anything that could be
III. Literature Review Prison overcrowding has been a global issue for many years. We can all attest to the fact that incarceration is said to be the main deterrent for individuals who have committed a criminal offense. The sole purpose of this literature review is to identify prospective policies that may assist Ohio with the reduction of their overcrowded prison population. My aimed is to identify four best practices that other states like New York, New Jersey, California and Massachusetts have been using as alternatives to prison hence reducing prison overcrowding.
Their bails were set between $250,000 and $300,000. Their is a serious issue when a country values property more than the lives of it’s citizens. Even worse is the policy towards felons. During the Clinton administration, there were plans in legislation to enact policies that would cut off past and known drug felons(no matter how minor), from all forms of government support. No public housing or basic benefits for life.
In order for a place to be considered a national monument it must be historically significant in the United States of America. Once this is determined by the national government it will then be made available and kept up to par for any people who wish to visit it. The President Lincoln and Soldiers Home is considered a national monument because of its popularity amongst the Presidents, specifically President Abraham Lincoln, throughout the years and because it is one of the first places to be considered a home and provide services to veterans who have served for our country. Given its importance in the history of our country it is essential that one be informed of the reasons it became considered a national monument in the year 2000.
Policing in today’s society has been impacted through a multitude of influences including social, political, and economical to name a few. One factor that has, in more recent years, left its imprint within policing is race. Race, brings up the subtopics of ethics, corruption, accountability, and public views on policing. The following paper will discuss these subtopics to help further understand why and how race plays such a significant role in current day society and policing.
Before cheating on his wife of 14 years, before taking the life of his girlfriend, before spending 29 years locked up in the San Quentin State Prison, while living his life in California with his wife and three children, Larry Histon was an ordinary man with a successful career in high tech. Histon is one amongst the 6.9 million adults who are under correctional supervision- about 2.8% of adults (1 of 36) in the U.S. resident population. Although incarceration seems like an asset to society, it is, in fact, the culprit of poverty and many broken relationships. As a result of such a tremendous amount of imprisoned individuals, communities and families nationwide are constantly damaged and impacted negatively.
The consequences of a probation violation depend on a number of different circumstances. The seriousness of the violation and the nature of the violation are the two biggest factors that determine the consequences. Although federal and state governments govern the laws surrounding probation violations, each state has their own guidelines regarding violations and the punishment associated with the violations. Types of Probation Violations Aside from breaking current laws, people on probation can violate the terms of their probation in other ways. If offenders do not report to their probation officers at the scheduled place and time, they are in violation of their probation.