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    The Housing Choice Voucher Program, also known as Section 8, is influenced by multiple policy actors, various interest groups, and sub-committees. These actors provide the education, research, and support needed to keep the policy flourishing and to also to make sure it is running efficiently. The Section 8 program began in 1974 by the U.S. Government. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is responsible for funding this subsidy program yet there are many aspects that come into play to help this policy stay in effect. First of all, HUD is a government agency that has the responsibility of funding the Section 8 program. When an individual applies and is approved for a housing voucher, they are required to pay only a portion…

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    Research Paper On Felons

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    activity, or in any other criminal activity that would affect other tenants’ health, safety, or right to peaceful enjoyment of the premises will not be accepted for public housing or section 8. Therefore, some paroles that have serious drug felons are left having no governmental assisted housing. As a result, paroles are stuck in finding housing in the privatized housing market, which can more rigorous when it comes to finding acceptance in housing. Many times in the private housing sector…

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    Homeless Elderly

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    provide permanent supportive housing than to leave someone on the streets or in shelters. State/Federal laws Federal housing policy should be expanded and adjusted to meet the real-time needs of poor and vulnerable Americans who increasingly are our elderly. There are several programs out there to help and assist some homelessness but still there are so many who fall in the cracks. For instance, Housing Choice Vouchers (Section 8). The Housing Choice Voucher Program provides tenant based and…

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    Good afternoon everyone? Today I’m going to talk about the effect of homelessness. Do you think that “Why our social have many homelessness in each city?” What is the cause to make people to homeless ness? In the graph show about cause of homelessness for household. Many people in social have many burden such as work, family, and finance. If they have trouble about these reasons and they can’t solve with these problem. As a result, they will risky to homelessness. Now, I’m going to talk about 3…

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    Mental health issues are common among homeless people, and number of homeless people is increasing in Chicago. An analysis by the CCH estimates that 125,848 Chicagoans were homeless in the course of the 2014-15 (Chicago Coalition for the Homeless, 2015). According to the Health Care for the Homeless, approximately 39% or about one third of homeless people go through mental diagnosis, but “lack of documentation, lack of transportation, and difficulty adhering to treatment regimens prevent many…

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    Causes Of Toxic Stress

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    1934 to better serve low income families, individuals, disabled people, and the elderly (Housing and Urban Development). The Housing Choice Voucher program (Section 8), operated by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), provides housing subsidies or vouchers to eligible low-income people so they can afford a safe and sanitary home in the private housing market. The Housing Choice Voucher Program currently serves 2.2 million households and is the largest and most popular housing…

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    Hawaii Homeless Problem

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    In 2007, Hawaii’s minimum wage was at a staggering low price, $7.25. It was not until 8 years later in 2015 that it was raised a mere $0.25. In 2016, the minimum wage now sits at just $8.50 (“Minimum Wage and Overtime”). Although Hawaii’s minimum wage is above the national average of $7.25 set by the Fair Labor Standards Act, it comes nowhere near other state’s set minimum wages (“Compliance Assistance”). States like California and Massachusetts and the federal district, District of Columbia,…

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    That Others May Live I will always place the mission first, I will never accept defeat, I will never quit, I will never leave a fallen comrade. This is the ethos that Corporal Desmond Thomas Doss lived by every day. He lived up to the Army’s Warrior Ethos and the core Army values and did not deviate from those even though his religious beliefs forbade him from carrying a weapon or killing another even in combat. Doss refused a section 8 discharge and consequently became a combat medic in the…

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    Disrespectful Residents Taking Over Affordable Housing There are great options available to lower income individuals and families for affordable housing. The options include public and section 8 housing through the city as well as affordable housing through private ownership. Residents have opportunities depending on income, size of family, and senior citizen status. The problem that arises frequently in these housing developments is a common theme of residents that have no respect for the…

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    HUD VASH Program

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    A brief overview of two of those research studies is included in the following section of this paper. The first study, Housing Chronically Homeless Veterans: Evaluating the Efficacy of a Housing First Approach to HUD‐VASH, published March 21, 2013, in the Journal of Community Psychology, set forth to determine the efficacy of the Housing First Approach which is a key operating component in the HUD-VASH program. The study evaluated several parameters of a group of homeless veterans who were…

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