Also, juveniles who live in poverty and homelessness (modern social problems) are at a higher risk for being victimized and to engage in criminal behavior (Martin, 2005).
Moreover, the people of Bridgeport suffer because they have substandard housing, inadequate nutrition, and homelessness.
For families, the main three causes of homelessness are: lack of affordable housing, poverty and unemployment. For singles, the three main reasons that they are homeless are: substance abuse, lack of affordable housing and mental illness.
Whether in absolute poverty or the total state of destituteness of relative poverty where the state of lack still has some home of relief, poverty in American families can lead to homelessness.
It can also be said, as another view into the notion of homelessness that homelessness - all that it symbolizes (failure, poverty) can drive people to the brink when faced with the possibility of it that they resort to very damaging and dangerous actions
When health disparities are examined in terms of homeless families and individuals, Plumb (2000), points out that in the developed world homelessness and poverty are inextricably linked: "The working poor live on a precipice that can tumble them into
"Women, Settlements and Poverty" TheSsocial Welfare History Project http://www.socialwelfarehistory.com/eras/women-settlements-and-poverty/ The Progressive Era: History of Poverty & Homelessness in NYC http://povertyhistory.org/era/progressive
It's a complicated task to determine the proper mix of programs that will best meet the specific needs of each homeless family and single adult, determining whether the services are actually helping people break out of the cycle of poverty and homelessness
If you choose to gather the data for 30 cities, you should end up with a data table which has the following columns: ---City--- ---Unemployment--- ---Homelessness--- ---Layoffs--- ---Poverty--- ---Crime--- (x1)