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  • Examples Of Homelessness In America

    The Epidemic of Homelessness in America Imagine the limitations of providing adequate housing for you, and your family while living paycheck to paycheck. Where a sick day, or the cut back of hours at work could leave you with the inability to pay rent. Unfortunately, this is a hardship that millions of Americans who live below the poverty line face on a daily basis. Now, imagine someone suffering with mental illness, or drug addiction on their own, who are obviously in desperate need for the…

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  • Urban Ministry Center Helps Homelessness

    Center is totally a non-profit organization, funded by donations from private individuals, congregations, corporations, and foundations. They have four main goals: to increase community engagement around issues of homelessness, increase access to affordable housing, income, and mental and physical health care. This organization involves the community to help in solving problems of the poor. Volunteers create a foundation of relationship and a caring community to help people understand that being…

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  • Essay On Homeless In Pennsylvania

    children and adults suffer from homelessness every day. There are many shelters for single adults with children but not many shelters to house single adults. There are various reasons for homelessness in Pennsylvania low income, addictions, non-affordable housing, poor health, no education, and unaffordable childcare. The following viewpoints will support the need to increase the minimum wage to decrease the rates of homelessness in Pennsylvania. One of the main reasons for…

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  • Homeless Veterans Analysis

    The “Housing First” program is an approach to ending homelessness, developed in New York City, where instead of putting the homeless into shelters, they are immediately put into permanent housing as quickly as possible with voluntary support service provided to them. The housing first allows people to easily be placed in a house despite mental illnesses which has been known to bar the people…

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  • Homelessness: The Struggle With The Homeless

    many people have stereotypical views regarding chronic homelessness, and to whom it affects, but despite these perspectives something remains to be done in housing, healthcare, employment, and education (Rosenheck, R. 1994) to ensure a change in the endemic dispute. The idea of providing homes for those in need seems…

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  • National Housing Design Essay

    1. Changes in public housing designs In response and adaptation to the dynamic pace of physical and socio-economic development in the country, changes to housing design and density has been introduced and implemented over the years in the National Housing Program. These include changes from low to high density housing (4 units per acre to 12 units per acre) and introduction of semi-detached and terrace houses. Land allocated to eligible applicants has been reduced from two acres in the 1950’s…

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  • The Private Rented Sector: A Case Study

    Chapter 2 - The Private Rented Sector Private renting means housing that is owned by private individual, company or organisation. Private rented sector plays important role in providing accommodation for all sorts of different household and people. There have been increasing in the private rented sector over the past 25 to 30 years. There are now more than 9 million private renters in England. This growth has been particularly rapid since 2001 with the introduction of Buy to Let mortgage finance…

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  • Right To Housing Research Paper

    Jordan Flaherty once said “Housing is a human right. There can be no fairness or justice in a society in which some live in homelessness, or in the shadow of that risk, while others cannot even imagine it.” It is because I agree with John Flaherty in the position regarding housing, that I feel compelled to affirm today’s resolution. Resolved: The United States ought to guarantee the right to housing. For clarification of today’s round, I offer the following definitions: Word: Guarantee…

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  • The View From The Front Desk Analysis

    since they refuse to understand the full dynamics of the complex situation and their role in orchestrating it. Their “solutions” don’t involve the creation of shelters, more funding on social services, or even advocating for the development of affordable housing. Instead, they fixate on criminalizing them for engaging in certain behaviors to survive due to their incompetence. Evidently, this raises the question: “Why don’t political leaders create more shelters and programs to help the homeless…

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  • Hawaii's Homeless Population: Case Study

    There are numerous efforts to address Hawaii’s homeless population, specifically –and significantly – with government agencies and in policies. The following are a couple of interviews conducted with professionals from organizations (The Homeless Program Office and Legal Aid) that deals with homelessness, and then followed by a few of the newly introduced bills at the National and State level. Lori Tsuhako of the Homeless Program Office and The Homeless Programs Office (HPO) is an…

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