In the paper “Homelessness in the United States” the author examines a problem of homelessness. Such category of people includes those who cannot afford to pay a house rent, those who have no personal identification documents and so forth…
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In addition to this, the opinions about the appropriate salary of both the employer and employee do not coincide. Thus, young people are looking or a job but they cannot get through it. As a result it pushes them to work illegally, to commit a crime or to take drugs and at the end it results in poverty or housing problems. The main task of the government should be the creation of working places for young people in order to bring new ideas to our economy. Another one problem is that the world is facing a drug crisis. There are more young people becomes addicted today than ever before. There are three main types of drugs hard, soft and legal. They can all cause addiction, serious illness and even death. Hard drugs include heroin, cocaine, LSD. To soft drugs we relate marijuana, solvents, ecstasy. Tobacco, alcohol and certain tranquilizers are in the group of legal drugs (Drugs.ie). Thousands of drug-addicts die every year. Some die from drugs themselves, while others die from AIDS. Nevertheless, those people are dangerous because they may infect others. In addition to this a problem of homelessness appeared. Such category of people includes those who cannot afford to pay a house rent, those who have no personal identification documents and so forth. In this occasion such people come to the street in search of free accommodation. Usually people may be frightened of them without understanding the background and as a result they will not help them. Moreover, the problem of criminality exists.
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This problem has been in existence in the United States and it is attributed to increasing populations and financial downturns. The federal government responded to homelessness for the first time through the McKinney Homeless Assistance Act of 1987 (P.L. 100-77) which was designed as an emergency response to the growing problem of homelessness.
The definition of homelessness varies from region and the legal aspect of a nation. Generally, it is described as the condition of individuals without habitual residence. According to the American government, homelessness includes people who sleep in either public or private places unfit for use as a regular dwelling for human beings.
Research shows that the rate of people who are homeless is continuously increasing due to the augmentation in the cut of housing and social service, in addition to the deterioration of, the economy. There are some arising arguments as to whether the problem of homelessness got initiated by those experiencing these problems (Mayock & Carr, 2008).
Being a veteran, this paper will aid in helping others especially fellow veterans to live a smooth life and avoid falling into problems of homelessness. b) Thesis statement Due to economic status, the number of homeless people especially veterans in the United States seems to be increasing.
The film captures the lives of half a dozen homeless Americans taking shelter in the abandoned sections of a railway tunnel. Adding irony to the situation is the fact that this underground dungeon is within the vicinity of Manhattan,
meless person, as defined by Stewart McKinney Homeless Assistance Act of 1987, is an individual who lacks personal accommodation and uses supervised public or private facility or transitional housing during night (Encyclopedia of Mental Disorders).
The issue of homelessness
More than 4000 residents in Baltimore experience homelessness nightly. Surprisingly, 300 students and homelessness advocates staging a night out in solidarity with these unfortunate victims of society were asked to leave the War Memorial Plaza by law
Housing and Urban Development defines homelessness as the state where people live in a place not meant for human habitation. For instance, people live places such as emergency shelters, in transitional housing, or are exiting an