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  • Homelessness In The United States

    Homelessness in the United States (Social programs that impact homelessness) Nyria Madison Liberty University Abstract Homeless refers to the people who do not have an adequate and permanent residence. They live and sleep in the streets or in impoverished shelters‚ under bridges‚ or on street curbs. Although homelessness‚ which is a construct of poverty‚ is an important issue in all countries‚ it is particularly if interest within the United States because it is wealthier that many

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  • Homelessness In The United States

    Homelessness is defined as people who are living in places not meant for human inhabitance where they temporarily reside. Among youth in the United Stateshomelessness dates back as far as the country’s earliest history. Adolescents deviated and went off on their way to seek economic opportunity and adventure while the country was being expanded westward. During the 1800s‚ a widespread of homelessness among poor immigrant youth who were unwanted and unneeded in the workforce was taking place. Later

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  • The Problem Of Homelessness In The United States

    Homelessness is a big problem throughout the United States. Homelessness means someone is living on the streets without a roof over their head.There are many factors that contribute to a person becoming homeless such as‚ job loss‚ mental illness‚ poverty‚ unaffordable housing‚ drugs‚ etc. A large number of people become homeless because a lot of jobs don’t hire them if there isn’t a current address or if they don’t have reliable transportation. According to The National Alliance to End Homelessness

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  • Poverty and Homelessness in the United States

    Poverty and Homelessness in the United States Poverty in America is a subject that though everybody recognizes is existent‚ most do not pay attention to very often. In 2010 the poverty line for a family of four was $22‚314.00 and 15.1% of Americans were living off of less than that (Tavernise‚ 2011). While 15.1% is a high number to begin with‚ the truth is that many more people are living on the verge of homelessness. Countless families are split up every night with children going to a friend’s

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  • The Prevention Of Homelessness In The United States

    The homeless population in the United States is high and there are a lot of ways we can help them. “In January 2015‚ 564‚708 people were homeless on a given night in the United States.” (National Alliance to End Homelessness) Homelessness is caused by many things such as; poverty‚ unemployment‚ lack of affordable housing‚ poor physical or mental health‚ drug and alcohol abuse‚ gambling‚ and domestic violence. (The Salvation Army) These days‚ the homeless community consists of whole families‚ teens

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  • Cause Of Homelessness In The United States

    Another big cause to homelessness that there isn’t a lot of housing that anyone can afford on just a minimum wage job. It is really surprising in the documentary Tent City‚ USA‚ that there is a lot of women living on the streets because it is better than staying in their abusive relationships. One women told her story and she said that she had a nice house‚ a big

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  • The Role Of Homelessness In The United States

    The United States is not the same as it used to be in my perspective. I think the people are becoming more and more divided everyday. Everyday on the news I hear of a shooting of a black kid and the African American community goes crazy and protest against the police. I think this country is falling apart. It’s just a matter of time. Then there’s the people that come in illegally. They cross the border and commit crimes. I believe it’s the corrupt politicians fault.\s. I also see that we

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  • The Importance Of Helping Homelessness In The United States

    “On a single night in January 2015‚ there were 564‚708 people experiencing homelessness in the United States. Sixty-nine percent of those who were homeless were in sheltered locations and 31 percent were found in unsheltered locations” (Facts). People living in poverty are most likely have a high risk becoming homeless. Many other reasons why becoming homeless is due to economic conditions such as unemployment and increasing housing costs (Why). In addition‚ with all the new economic rules they are

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  • How To Reduce Homelessness In The United States

    In the 1640’s homelessness began to be an issue in the United States‚ and over time the homeless population continues to grow. During this time period not having a home was seen as god’s way of punishing the people. According to most religious folk as long as you didn’t disobey god your needs would always be met (Fischer). Youth homelessness first appeared in the 1850’s‚ the biggest reasoning for this is because parents could not afford to care for their young adults anymore. During the Industrial

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  • Homelessness in the United States and Car Notes

    Causes of Homelessness There are several major causes of homelessness. Some reasons are simple. Some are very complex. All sadness from depression. Money has never been the object to buy or even have happiness‚ but it is definitely the key to “stay up” in this world of sin. As they say‚ “money is the motive”. May god help the needy‚ and reduce the greedy. Money is the main reason for being homeless‚ for the fact that everything runs on money. Even your life runs on money. [Un-pay bills‚

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