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    #172 Campaign to help raise awareness of this pressing social concern. Programs include shelters for individuals, shelters for families, transitional housing, permanent housing, emergency grants for rental and mortgage payments. People also receive assistance with work force training, budgeting, navigating the welfare system, accessing affordable childcare services, parenting classes, computer training, creative writing groups, women’s groups, individual tutoring, cooking and grocery…

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    Homeless Veterans Analysis

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    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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    Homeless Elderly

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    availability of affordable housing among certain segments of the aging. Throughout the nation, there are at least 9 seniors waiting for every occupied unit of affordable elderly housing (HEARTH, 2007). Many elderly people…

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    nonprofit sectors. By combining housing and supportive services, they led a remarkable fight that has reduced the number of chronically homeless by more than a third in five years (Buset). That is why it is important for us as a society to work together with the government to bring an end to this crisis. The first approach to conquering this issue would be the prevention of homelessness, and rapid permanent supportive housing. The emergence of permanent supportive housing—housing connected with…

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    Homelessness Research

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    estimated over 600,000 Americans who suffer from homelessness on any given night according to the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development. More than one quarter of these individuals are children under the age of 18 (2014). Homelessness is an issue that has been decreasing in America over the past decade due to programs initiated by the Department of Housing and Urban Development. It has since declined two percent from 2013 to 2014, but this does not necessarily suggest that…

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    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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    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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    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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    enter into shelters, instead she would visit emergency rooms to escape from the harsh weather outside. The housing first program was able to give her the home that she had always envisioned for herself. By receiving stable housing she was able to find the stability to work on her mental illnesses and substance abuse problems through the support services offered to her through the housing first program. Today she has been placed in a stable home for over three years and continues to help…

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    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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