The Problem Of Homelessness In America

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Homelessness in America is the most shameful problem we try to ignore! It is a very large epidemic all around the world. One of the major cities to have this issue is none other than Los Angles located in Southern California. “Los Angeles Mayor, Eric Garcetti and seven out of 15 city council members announced they would declare a state of emergency and try to find 100 million dollars to cure what he’s been a municipal cures” People all around the country, including children, veterans and the mentally ill live day after day without food, water or a roof over their heads. People usually view the homeless as criminals, drug addicts, alcoholics and lazy when encounter. Like most of us, we view them this way because of negative assumptions of a homeless stereotype. This issue must be solved soon and therefore should…show more content…
Most people need to understand the word “Homelessness” and understand it’s a process and does not simply happen overnight. According to What is the official definition of homelessness (The National Health Care for the Homeless Council, 2016) homelessness is defined as “an individual who lacks housing.” It typically starts with unstable housing. A more realistic scenario would be like; a well financially lower-middle class family of five and a house with 3 bedrooms and 3 baths, a nice pleasant sized front and back yard. Both father and mother are employed and together barely make around 60,000 if lucky a year. The father which is the person

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