Affordable housing

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  • Lens On Homelessness

    Some negative causes of homelessness include mental illnesses, gender inequality, effects on adolescents, and housing stability. It is extremely important for the homeless to be able to move forward rather than backwards, as many see the problem as worsening. Showcasing all of these unfortunate causes, proves the need for financial help for the homeless to get back…

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  • Teen Homelessness In America

    Federal housing programs are one of the most successful housing-based solutions to reduce homelessness. The two largest federal housing programs are public housing and federal housing vouchers, also known as section eight housing. Another proven solution developed in New York City and replicated nationwide is the “housing first” approach to street homelessness, which builds on the success of permanent supportive housing. The “housing first” approach involves moving long-term…

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  • Homelessness: Who Are The Homeless?

    other in behaviors that will lead to better life. Successful programs such as, TANF, crisis care, and outreach program can help by stabilizing these youth through shelters, along with permanent supportive housing for these youth and implementing assistance program to keep them in their housing will help reduce the homeless…

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  • Housing Discrimination

    Type of group affected According the Nation’s Premier Civil and Human Rights Coalition(2016), housing discrimination affects people of all races, ethnicities, national origins and religions. Women, people with disabilities and families with children may also face barriers to their fair housing rights. For many families, discrimination in housing was brought to the forefront in the 1960s. In the United States before 1968, laws were not established to protect minorities from inequality and…

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  • Addressing Homelessness Case Study

    that “older outdated policies only address minimal issues of homelessness and failing to recognize the dynamics involved will result in less effectiveness. “Good practice” policy incorporates changing how homelessness is seen and by addressing the housing psychological and social needs of the homeless, as well as integrating across programs and increasing independence through capacity building.” Another key factor related to the homeless issue is inequality among residents. Greene, S., Pendall,…

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  • Thomas Sugrue's The Origins Of The Urban Crisis

    “In the early 1940’s, Detroit was at its industrial zenith, leading the nation in economic escape from the Great Depression” (Sugrue 19). However, today Detroit does not carry the same legacy’s it once did. It wasn’t until after WWII that Detroit suffered this shift. In his book, “The Origins of the Urban Crisis”, historian Thomas Sugrue strives to give an explanation to this shift and find the answer to why Detroit has become the site of persistent racialized poverty and what exactly caused…

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  • San Francisco Homelessness Essay

    In fact, the housing crisis has been a challenge social issue in San Francisco for a long period. I have been wondered how frustrated would be if a family has to sleep out on the streets, especially at the freezing nights. The Hamilton Family Center is the great option for families who experience homelessness to get various supports. It provides different services through different programs, including family shelter, transitional housing, homelessness prevention and rapid re-housing, and…

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  • A Raisin In The Sun Essay

    The Life and Works of Lorraine Hansberry Alveda King once stated, “Racism oppresses its victims, but also binds the oppressors, who sear their consciences with more and more lies until they become prisoners of those lies. They cannot face the truth of human equality because it reveals the horror of the injustices they commit” (Brainy Quotes). In Lorraine Hansberry’s play, A Raisin in the Sun, the Younger family lives in South Side Chicago and faces racial discrimination. The entire family…

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  • The Importance Of Understanding Homelessness

    United States government has put in place some funding but it is not enough. The Canadian government has put in place a plan that will spend $119 million each year for five years. This plan will invest in homeless individuals pushing the choice of “housing first” according to the stars…

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  • Millennial Generation Case Analysis

    differentiate itself in these efforts in order to compete with these companies that are already pursuing these tactics. Recommendations As the millennial generation continues to graduate from college and enter their first jobs, they will continue to seek housing that meets a certain criterion they’ve created for themselves. In order to meet the challenge of remaining a top leader in real estate services, especially development, I offer the following recommendations to target the millennial…

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