Essay about Homelessness Is A Big Problem

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Homelessness is not an unusual phenomenon in the cities. The official definition of a homeless person is “an individual who lacks housing (without regard to whether the individual is a member of a family), including an individual whose primary residence during the night is a supervised public or private facility (e.g., shelters) that provides temporary living accommodations, and an individual who is a resident in transitional housing” [Section 330 of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C., 254b)]. The homeless are a group of people who do not have permanent housing and may live on the street. The government plays an important role on helping the homeless.
Homelessness is a big problem all over the world. People think that there are several reasons for why people end up homeless. The biggest factor of homelessness results from economics. People cannot find jobs and they have no money source to support their lives. For example, the economic crisis that happened in 2008 in America affected the citizens and many of them became homeless as a result. During this time, many people lost their jobs and did not have the economic income. As a result, many of these people became homeless.
The chosen article, “Homelessness in China” was a news report which is written by Joann Pittman. It shows that the homelessness is a serious problem in China. Quan, who was interviewed, said that she was struggling her life. For those who became homeless were not because they were lazy. The real…

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