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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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    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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    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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    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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    residents and guests are substance abuse. As mentioned in the research article, people that suffer from substance-use disorder tend to be affected by impairment of psychosocial functions and as result it would limit the ability to maintain a steady housing. Substances abuse both drugs and alcohol was very noticeable at the shelter. It is important to mention that residents are often tested for drugs and alcohol and that if they are found positive they can be ban from the shelter. Other problems…

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    Homelessness describes the situation of an individual or family without secure, permanent, appropriate housing, or the immediate prospect, means and ability of acquiring it, which is the result of societal or systematic barriers, a lack of affordable housing, the individual/household’s financial, rational, emotional, behavioral or physical challenges, and/or racism and inequity. The experience of being homeless is generally gloomy, undesirable, stressful and frightening. Some news has arisen…

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    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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    ~~~~~~ When it comes to fresh starts, Singapore is a great place to be. However, for many young families, the price of some of the homes may seem a bit extreme, especially when it comes to condominium living. One of the best places for budget living is the area of Holland. This area is always bustling with activity so that you will have all the excitement of Singapore, but the condominiums you will find there are budget friendly. Are you ready to consider your option to own a low PSF condo in…

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    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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