Homelessness Is A Problem Of Homelessness

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Homelessness in Society Imagine you are homeless and have no shelter, or nowhere to go. You walk through storms in the same clothes you had on a week ago. You look around for help, but there is none. What would you do? Or imagine you are one of the forgotten ones, whom people call dirty, and disgusting. Suddenly you hear footsteps, with hope filled inside you, and then a sudden sadness strikes you as the 1378th careless person walks by you and doesn 't notice you. All you want is somewhere to sleep, to wash, and to eat. What do you do? Homelessness has always been a problem, occurring in cities across the world. For example, homelessness became a problem “in the 1980s, as housing and social service cuts increased. This was in part a consequence of the transfer of federal dollars to a huge military buildup and consequent large budget deficits” (Donohoe). The government spent all the money on the military, leaving none for the housing; therefore people became homeless. Also due to “A lack of affordable housing and the limited scale of housing assistance programs” ("Homelessness in America - National Coalition for the Homeless") homeless people can’t look to any one for professional guidance. This has created and contributed to the housing crisis for the homeless. Homelessness can make individuals “often [experience] feelings of isolation, [and] homelessness can also increase your chances of taking drugs or experiencing physical or mental health problems” (“Impact of
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