Poverty and homelessness is a really awful thing. But its extra bad in my opinion during the holidays. There are thousands of children going to wake up homeless on Christmas morning. Some of them not even being able to ever experience Christmas before. That, is the real problem here.
"Tiny Houses for the Homeless: An Affordable Solution Catches On:: A growing number of towns & cities have found a practical solution to homelessness through the construction of tiny-house villages—& housing officials are taking notice."
Homelessness is on the rise in cities across the country, although there are many aspects of it that are changing. Field workers and homeless advocates have had to switch gears to accommodate the new and evolving needs of the homeless. Here are 7 things you think about homeless people that are not actually true:
These Two States Are Failing Their Homeless Populations
45% av de som mistet sine boliger i 2012, havnet i denne situasjonen på grunn av arbeidsløshet, viser tall fra spansk statistisk sentralbyrå. 22.938 personer har i løpet av 2012 fått hjelp ved sentre for hjemløse. 31,9% av disse har vært husløse mindre enn ett år, 23,6% mellom ett og tre år, og 44,5% mer enn tre år. http://www.spania24.no/huslose-pa-grunn-av-arbeidsledighet/
Different reasons that are the cause of homelessness worldwide is a breakdown in family support systems, continued urbanization, the effects of structural adjustment programs, civil wars, and natural disasters. A shortage in affordable rental housing and an increase in poverty are thought to be two major factors contributing to the rise of homelessness in the United States. Other potential causes are the lack of affordable health care, domestic violence, mental illness, and addiction…