Persuasive Essay On Homeless

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I. Introduction Homelessness has become an ever-growing problem in the United States that has seen many states troubled with ways to solve it. Being homeless is the state of not having a fixed or permanent and regular place of residence. Homelessness is a major crisis in the United States because it not only affects the homeless but also those surrounding them. The homeless people will have to borrow from other people or steal from them to survive. Therefore, the problem is far-reaching and needs to be addressed. Provision of permanent housing units is a practical solution that will see many homeless people acquire a home permanently, and that will give them a chance to work on other areas of their lives and ensure that those that surround…show more content…
However, it is sad that a significant percentage of the population ends up homeless owing to the rising costs of living and little or no sources of income that dominate the state (Bussewitz Par. 7). Most homeless people in Hawaii work full-time jobs that are only enough to provide food for the families making it a better option for them to stay in tents along beaches and sidewalks rather than paying the ever-escalating apartment rent. Single adults and families have become accustomed to living in the streets and beaches, which endangers their health and the security of those who visit such…show more content…
Permanent housing units ensure that the homeless are out of the streets and shelters, and into their own homes. It is less expensive than establishing and improving shelters as it gives a permanent solution to the problem by reducing the number of homeless people. The government can use the money used for maintaining and building shelters to set up housing units that will give a long-term solution to the problem. Most of the taxpayers’ money goes into emergency facilities like shelters and correctional facilities and does not yield any results or benefits to either the state or the nation. The funds can be directed to continuously establishing more houses that are permanent for the
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