According to Preserving Affordable Housing is Green (2008), affordable housing during the renovation process creates healthier living environments. It resolves a big number of slums in many cities in the universe such as Dharabi in Mumbai, Kibera in Kenya and Kadwe in Zambia where lack of good condition and serious unsanitary. By this way, affordable housing receives positive idea such as “If construct affordable housing, then the remainder of the slum can be raised. This could change the whole lifestyle of Kibera” (Lunami, n.d.). Also, affordable housing always has sewerage system, fresh water and collecting garbage services, so people they do not have to live based on the dirty channel as well as let out waste water into the river or channels which moving around the urban center.
Individuals who have experienced homelessness before and sometimes many times are referred to as the “marginally or episodically homeless”. As a result they require a range of more intensive services and support for both adults and children. They may alternate between the shelters or streets and friends, family or independent living, often perceived as having mental health or substance-abuse issues and relying on other homeless people rather than family members. While they may accept concrete assistance, they may not be able to find housing and require a long-term commitment of time and resources to assist them in reestablishing themselves as participating members of the community. By adapting social roles that do not demand high levels of personal functioning, they have adjusted to periodic homelessness.
According to Paulsen (2007), among all young adults who are recently discharged from institutions such as jail or foster care have the highest risk of becoming homeless because they usually do not have even the basic employment skills that need to have a long-term job. For that, having such training programs that train those youth before becoming homeless is very important because they are the future. The training programs should be focuses on construction and related trades. Besides, those training programs help to enhance the employability of youth, which have many benefits that can be obvious, like incomes improvement, stable housing, and meet their special
Individuals with CIDs can and do become parents themselves. However, it is not always easy for them to do so. It is more difficult for individuals with CIDs to move out due to poor employment and fewer living arrangement options (Richards, Brady & Taylor,
A woman named Carolina is in constant street and anxiety due to work and though situations like moving from one city to another with children, having little money to support the family, being homeless. I sometimes think living in a poverty is not an option. Sometimes, happen that if you have money and poor finance habits you will ended poor. I have a friend that lived carelessly. He never worried about money.
Struggling to get by is a common thing and it’s very hard to get back on your feet. This is how a lot of people become homeless. Some people need assistance so they settle on the side of Walmart, Maverik, or any place they pondered about being a good spot to clinch a sign up summarizing their life story in a few words. A lot of people are willing to give them some aid by handing them some left over change they possessed.
In most cases children are mostly homeless or just don’t have the chance what they like. But with not having children to eat. Causes disorders and major issues around certain populated areas because of the distributed areas can only get what they receive. Though also, there are many reasons feeding children are very important. But even wasting food can big an issue also.
Wages are so low that one must work at least two jobs but with housing prices being so high, it makes find a place to live extremely hard. Washington and California have some of the highest minimum wage standards but even that is not a livable wage. We as a society have simplified a solution because many of us do not understand the complex issues that these circumstances
These issues are societal factors present in all communities, ages, and ethnicities, however, the minority communities which are made of a majority of low-income individuals seem to face many difficulties accessing life’s necessary resources. Low-income communities deal with lower performing educational opportunities and limited influential leaders which lead to limited employment. Most individuals within minority communities work multiple jobs making it difficult to obtain the necessary funds for healthy eating habits, medical resources, and transpiration abilities. This challenges that individuals time and also their quality of life. Individuals within the minority communities strive to survive/ make ends meet verse the ideal life which can be putting their children in extracurricular actives, taking trips and the ability to focus on themselves.
Many families bicker with each other, and there is a lot of strife in one’s experience from being a part of a family. But it is less common to have a conflict that keeps members from commutating and leaves them bitter. “Sonny’s Blues” by James Baldwin and “I Stand Here Ironing” by Tillie Oslen are short stories that depict the difficulty a family can face trying to survive below the poverty line. The circumstances that causes their struggle varies and the manner in which they pursue resolution varies as well. The dynamics of family for both short stories are very similar in that both narrators have conflict with the character for which they are responsible and care for.
These counties include Hartford County and Howard County and while this provides housing in the inner city for professionals it places individuals that are already struggling economically, in areas that require driving and little to no public transportation. One can assume that programs such as MBQ are created to mask the issue rather than tackle it head on. Education, plays a major role in the issue of poverty, because most children do not stand a chance if they do not come from a stable environment. One can assume that when a child is raised in poverty they often do not have access to food and proper clothing these items can make it hard for children to focus in school. Lack of focus in school will lead to a lack of success, which contributes to the lack of poverty, and it becomes an ongoing cycle.
Throughout this weeks reading on Chapter 4, we focus in on the Progressive Era and the establishment of urban America. The industrial revolution was at its peak and the United States was developing rapidly. Immigration, manufacturing output, and urban development grew faster than any other time in the nation’s history. Not only that, but scientific developments changed lives and revolutionary theories challenged traditional beliefs. As Rury suggests, “ . . .
For the last 170 years, maybe longer, there has been a recurring displacement of local inhabitants from their native land or community. Motives ranging from greed in relations to an expansion of land and wealth or just wanting a change in “scenery”. While such actions can indeed have a positive outcome on the person doing the action it may not work out for the people it's happening to. Such examples are The Trail of Tears & the modern day Gentrification of the Chicago South Side. The Trail of Tears was the forced relocation of thousands of Native Americans from their native land in Southeastern U.S to the Mississippi River.
As outlined in chapter 10 of the course text, inequality in housing and wealth is a major problem. The United States is described to be the most unequal countries in the western hemisphere. But with the inequalities when it comes to wealth, the United States is one of the richest countries in the world. Wealth is the sum total of a person’s assets. These assets include, cash in the bank and value of all properties, not only land but houses, cars, stocks, and bonds, and retirements savings.