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    Youth Homelessness in America Every year, millions of people are experiencing some form of homelessness in the United States alone. Of those people who are experiencing homelessness, a large proportion of them is under the age of 24. Data has found that there are over 550,000 youth have experienced homelessness for more than a week over the course of a year (“Youth and Young Adults,” 2018). In many cases, youth homelessness can be prevented, but the lack of resources and services available to youth

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    Homelessness in the United Kingdom is defined as a person without a home that is on the streets (Shelter, 2017). This can include rough sleepers, those that have been, or are about to be, evicted from a property with nowhere to go and those living in hostels or refuges. This essay will explore and discuss the varying factors that can cause and influence homelessness and the physical, psychological and social consequences on those that are homeless. Finally, it will identify and discuss good practice

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    Introduction/ definition. The issue of homelessness people is a major problem within my community. Homelessness is a condition of people without a well, health houses to dwell in, most people with this condition are people leaving in streets, old buildings, under sewage pipes and townships to beg for food, clothes, money and also for help to get a better life to resemble like normal people with a well condition of life. People who are involved in this condition some of them are teenagers and adults

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    Homelessness ,an American Problem] [Homelessness is serious problem that America has come to face. Millions of people including families ,children, elder, babies , veterans live day after day without water ,food or a roof over their heads. The number of homeless, families with children and elder has considerably over the past decade or so. They are together the fast, growing portion of the homeless population. There are together almost 40% of all people who are homeless. Rural area contain the largest

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    In 2016, Los Angeles County saw an increase in homeless people by 5.7% from 2015, according to the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority. Unless something is done about this, the number of homeless people will only continue to keep growing. It is time to stop this pattern. Because of gentrification and other economic factors, it is becoming more difficult for low-income and working class people to find affordable housing. The lack of affordable housing is one of the many causes of homelessness

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    There is a desperate situation that is taking place in our own backyard. In order for us not to feel guilty, there are some that will act as if they’ve not seen the problem or will try to alleviate the problem with a one-time quick fix. This desperate situation is the homeless population within our cities that seem to increase without any decrease. Yes, there is a preconception that a person who is homeless is some form of addict, alcoholic, mentally ill, or just maybe, have we ever thought that

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    Goodman 4 Richard Goodman English Comp II S. Cravens 14 March 2018 Ending Homelessness Homelessness is everywhere and it’s a growing problem in the United States. There are many reasons in which a person can become homeless, and many of us ask ourselves should we help the homeless. We fail to remember that they are people too, and that sometime or another in life we all need help, even the homeless. Fortunately, there is a way in which homelessness can be prevented and eventually to an extent

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    The first step is to be aware of the problem by understanding the minimum wage vs housing wage in your city. Is there a notable difference? What is the amount of hours worked at minimum wage to acquire the housing wage in the city? This questions are important to answer before you drive into the root cause of the problem.The second step is to understand the foundation and consequences of the underlying affordable housing crisis. Once you grasp the overarching idea it is time educate yourself in the

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    What Causes Homelessness? Homelessness is a significant issue in wealthy countries, as it has no age, race or gender barriers. However, many of the research on that matter focuses on young adults. Usually, homelessness is an outcome of several circumstances occurring at the same time, rather than a single condition. This paper will discuss structural, personal and systems causes of homelessness. Structural causes of homelessness There are several cultural and financial conditions which might

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    1. The health issue we will discuss is residential segregation. This is the physical separation of two or more groups into different neighborhoods, or a form of segregation that “sorts population groups into various neighborhoods contexts and shapes the living environment at the neighborhood level. In addition, we will discuss a health disparity, which is defined as inequalities that exist when members of certain population groups do not benefit from the same health status as other groups. Racial

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    many as a failure and therefore, trapping tens of thousands of low-income families in unsafe neighborhoods. The Clinton Administration, in 1994, proposed to end almost all subsidized housing construction programs and transition those needing housing assistance to housing vouchers instead. The role that the federal government has taken in assisting the private sector in its profit-making ventures has created a lack of access to affordable housing for the poor. There are about 1.3 million public

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    Goodman 4 Richard Goodman English Comp II S. Cravens 5 March 2018 Ending Homelessness Homelessness is everywhere and it’s a growing problem in America. There are many reasons in which become homeless, and many of us ask ourselves should we help the homeless. We must remember that they are people too, and some time or another in life we all need help, even then homeless. In order to end or prevent homelessness, there are a number of things we must fix, the main thing being the affordable housing

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    According to Burgess and Roberts (2003) and Roberts and Burgess (2004), financial stress is a major issue concerning homelessness. Yates claims that “financial stress has been defined as a situation of having insufficient financial resources to meet basic requirements to maintain a reasonable standard of living.” A recent development in our country more or less has enhance people’s life expenditure. First and foremost, low wages and high rent are largely the reason why financial stress occur especially

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    Area of Conflict Homelessness can be understood in the perspective of conflict theory, which holds that capitalism is one the main reason for homelessness. “Capitalism is a social system based on the recognition of individual rights, including property rights, in which all property is privately owned”, (Ayn Rand). There are many reasons why a person becomes homeless, an increasing number become homeless each year, with up to 5,000 people becoming homeless every year. Generally the experiences that

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    Currently, homelessness has become one of the major social problems in Australia. It is common to see homeless people sleep at street sides in major cities like Sydney and Melbourne. According to the latest statistics from the ABS Census of Housing and Population, there are 105,237 people in Australia who are homeless at present (Homelessness Australia, 2016). In other words, there is one person who is homeless in every 200 people in Australia. What is worse, the rate of homelessness has been growing

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    ranges from people with disabilities to our Veterans as well. 15% of the population (83,170) are considered chronically homeless. This occurs when an individual has a disability and has been homeless for a year or longer. As for our Veterans, nearly 8% of them fit into the homeless category and the number continues to rise. (Chelsey) It is uncomforting to think that the person you pass on the street could have been a man or women who fought for the freedom of the United States just a year, or even

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    Though we still have a lot of work ahead of us to prevent and end homelessness in our region, Houston has continued to take the initiative in addressing homelessness over the past few years. As indicated by the most current report from the U.S. Branch of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), in the Houston region, there are around 6,000 homeless people living on the streets on any given night. While circumstances certainly vary, studies have shown that the fundamental cause of homelessness is the

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    The story society is told about homelessness is often two-dimensional. Nameless faces down on their luck, carrying their lives in big overstuffed bags, sleeping on the street, holding cardboard signs asking for spare change or standing in line for a hot meal. When one types ‘images of homelessness’ into Google this is specifically what they will find. This limited view is frustrating when you know the story is far more complex. When you put names to faces and realize that, for many people experiencing

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    However, there are 3,ooo people qualified as homeless. Public housing (whether in scattered single family homes, multi-family complexes, or apartment buildings for the elderly) is reserved for low-income families and individuals. As Martha Burt (1992) points out, the accuracy of the count of homeless people is important depending on what policies (if any) the numbers will be used to guide. As she explains, policy implications differ significantly depending on whether the count is intended to determine

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    Advantages Of Being Homeless Right now you are at your house comfortable, but at any moment you could be homeless. You may say how is this possible;you could be homeless if your house catches on fire,you can't pay your bills,lose your job,and because of this you will become homeless.Do you ever realize there is more homeless people than houses in a really major city?,an thought of it goes through your mind that you can become one of them too.So here i bring you a perfect solution to this,remember

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