The Homelessness

In the United States, the shelter system has evolved in the past one decade to meet the demands of a large number of homeless people which comprises three groups; unaccompanied homeless adolescents (homeless and run-away youths), single adults and homeless families. Homeless people frequently suffer from a relative lack of personal support networks. For instance, […]

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The Causes of Homelessness

Unemployment and the poor economy in regards to housing are critical causes to homelessness today. Finding a good job is getting more challenging in our society, and affordable, safe housing is increasingly more difficult to obtain and maintain. Homeless individuals often struggle with mental illness and do not receive the help and care that they […]

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Homelessness in Chicago

Homelessness is a very serious problem in every major city in the United States, especially Chicago. Over the course of a year, between 2.3 and 3.5 million people experience homelessness nationwide and approximately 166,000 people experience homelessness in the Chicago Metropolitan area. (CCH) These numbers are astounding, but as a resident of the city I […]

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The relevance of current legislation in its relation to the problems

This essay tries to address the relevance of current legislation in its relation to the problems of homelessness. First, a brief synopsis of some of the historical and current, relevant legislation is described; parts of that legislation are discussed in relation to homelessness; and finally some of the weaknesses are discussed. It is clear that […]

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Homeless people

I had only been homeless a long time now, and I had tried my hardest to keep my clothes clean and clean myself. But I couldn’t keep up with the standards I was setting for myself. It’s a lot harder than people think! Imagine suddenly being chucked out of your home and not knowing what […]

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Many people’s views on beggars are: get rid of them, throw them all in jail, some extremists even say kill them. You may say they plague your streets and Tony Parsons even said they make England seem like a third world country; but if they annoy you that much then why don’t you get them […]

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Are Homeless people responsible for their situation

Many people are homeless because of other people’s actions or because of they fall victim to circumstances of which they have little or no control. Some homeless people have been addicted to drugs, smoking or became alcoholics, this is extremely expensive for them to feed their `habit? and they don’t have savings for homes or […]

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The Homeless of Britain

In Recent years, beggars have become a familiar sight all over the country like forgotten souls; they haunt the streets like poltergeists being ignored and largely left to pass empty handed. They reside mostly in towns and cities trying to catch a lucky break to get themselves out of there situation, but their presence has […]

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Homelessness & Poverty

For a brief moment the bustling streets are deserted. The stores and shops have closed. The last bus filled with the citys nine-to-five office workers has left. The commuter trains filled with business executives are speeding toward suburbia. Store lights have been dimmed and street lights have come on. The evening’s wind picks up as […]

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Services For Homeless Women In America And Canada

Homelessness does not only literarily mean incapability of providing adequate housing. It also means incapability of making a decent life having enough food and a stable living, not only in term of assets but of emotional aspects as well. Homeless women are around the globe. They are rampant even in rich and highly industrialized countries […]

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