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Homelessness In America | Featured on Inveigle Magazine

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Homelessness in America - Homelessness Housing Epidemic in America. A correlation between homelessness, stress-related illness, poverty, mental illness, and crime. By Gregory M. Green
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  1. 1. AFFORDABLE HOUSING EPIDEMIC INCREASED HOMELESSNESS "On a single night in 2018, roughly 553,000 people were experiencing homelessness in the United States." (Hud;2018,para.1). 2/18/2020 AUTHOR: MR. GREGORY M. GREEN HTTPS://WWW.INVEIGLEMAGAZINE.C 1
  2. 2. AFFORDABLE HOUSING EPIDEMIC INCREASED HOMELESSNES S "About two-thirds (65%) were staying in sheltered locations—emergency shelters or transitional housing programs—and about one-third (35%) were in unsheltered locations such as on the street, in abandoned buildings, or in other places not suitable for human habitation.” (Hud;2018,para.1). “ This Photo by Unknown Author is licensed under CC BY-SA-NC 2/18/2020 AUTHOR: MR. GREGORY M. GREEN HTTPS://WWW.INVEIGLEMAGAZINE. COM/ 2
  3. 3. AFFORDABLE HOUSING EPIDEMIC INCREASED HOMELESSNESS “The number of people experiencing homelessn ess in families with children continued to decline, by two percent between 2017 and 2018, and by 23 percent between 2007 and 2018..” (Hud;2018,para.2). This Photo by Unknown Author is licensed under CC BY-ND 2/18/2020 AUTHOR: MR. GREGORY M. GREEN HTTPS://WWW.INVEIGLEMAGAZINE. COM/ 3
  4. 4. AFFORDABLE HOUSING EPIDEMIC INCREASED HOMELESSNESS “The number of veterans experiencing homelessness declined by five percent between 2017 and 2018 and dropped by 48 percent since 2009...” (Hud;2018,para.3). 2/18/2020 AUTHOR: MR. GREGORY M. GREEN HTTPS://WWW.INVEIGLEMAGA 4
  5. 5. AFFORDABLE HOUSING EPIDEMIC INCREASED HOMELESSNESS “On a single night in 2018, about 36,000 people were experiencing homelessness as unaccompanied youth—that is, people under the age of 25 experiencing homelessness on their own...” Hud;2018,para.4). This Photo by Unknown Author is licensed under CC BY 2/18/2020 AUTHOR: MR. GREGORY M. GREEN HTTPS://WWW.INVEIGLEMAGAZ 5
  6. 6. AFFORDABLE HOUSING EPIDEMIC INCREASED HOMELESSNESS Minorities and, or individuals who lived in communities of low social and economic standing are at greater risk of becoming homeless. Poverty-stricken communities historically have been poorly equipped to educate students due to limited resources than school districts in more affluent communities, fewer opportunities for jobs, and social inequalities. This Photo by Unknown Author is licensed under CC BY-SA This Photo by Unknown Author is licensed under CC BY-SA 2/18/2020 AUTHOR: MR. GREGORY M. GREEN HTTPS://WWW.INVEIGLEMAGAZI NE.COM/ 6
  7. 7. AFFORDABLE HOUSING EPIDEMIC INCREASED HOMELESSNESS “The number of individuals with chronic patterns of homelessness increased by two percent between 2017 and 2018 but is 26 percent lower than it was in 2007. percent...” Hud;2018,5.). This Photo by Unknown Author is licensed under CC BY-SA This Photo by Unknown Author is licensed under CC BY-SA 2/18/2020 AUTHOR: MR. GREGORY M. GREEN HTTPS://WWW.INVEIGLEMAGAZI 7
  8. 8. AFFORDABLE HOUSING EPIDEMIC INCREASED HOMELESSNESS Did you know; the US. Census Bureau has a population clock? The population estimates the population for the united states of America on 1/16/2020 to be 329,186,645. This Photo by Unknown Author is licensed under CC BY-SA 2/18/2020 AUTHOR: MR. GREGORY M. GREEN HTTPS://WWW.INVEIGLEMAG 8
  9. 9. AFFORDABLE HOUSING EPIDEMIC INCREASED HOMELESSNESS “African Americans are considerably overrepresented among the homeless population compared to the overall U.S. population...” (Hud;2018.para 6). This Photo by Unknown Author is licensed under CC BY 2/18/2020 AUTHOR: MR. GREGORY M. GREEN HTTPS://WWW.INVEIGLEMAGAZ 9
  10. 10. AFFORDABLE HOUSING EPIDEMIC INCREASED HOMELESSNESS Americans of African descent are over-represented amongst the homeless in America. The rate of homelessness American of African descent in the U.S. is estimated to be around 40%. African Americans represent only 13.4% of the total population in the U.S. Disparities for African Americans exist across a range of social macrosystems, and microsystems. 2/18/2020 AUTHOR: MR. GREGORY M. GREEN HTTPS://WWW.INVEIGLEMAGAZI 10
  11. 11. AFFORDABLE HOUSING EPIDEMIC INCREASED HOMELESSNESS Ethnic groups in america by percentage U.S. population estimate 329,186,645 White Whites no Latino, or Hispanic decent 76.50% Hispanic or Latino 60.40% Black of African decent 18.30% Asian 13.40% American Indians and Alaskan Native 5.90% Two or more races 1.30% Native Hawaiian and specific islanders 2.70% 0.20% 2/18/2020 AUTHOR: MR. GREGORY M. GREEN HTTPS://WWW.INVEIGLEMAGAZINE. COM/ 11
  12. 12. AFFORDABLE HOUSING EPIDEMIC INCREASED HOMELESSNESS 76.50% 60.40% 18.30% 13.40% 5.90% 1.30% 2.70% 0.20% 0.00% 10.00% 20.00% 30.00% 40.00% 50.00% 60.00% 70.00% 80.00% 90.00% White Whites no Latino, or Hispanic decent Hispanic or Latino Black of African decent Asian American Indians and Alaskan Native Two or more races Native Hawaiian and specific islanders Total U.S. population estimate 329,186,645 percentages 2/18/2020 AUTHOR: MR. GREGORY M. GREEN HTTPS://WWW.INVEIGLEMAGAZIN 12
  13. 13. AFFORDABLE HOUSING EPIDEMIC INCREASED HOMELESSNESS “In January 2018, 3,900 people were staying in sheltered locations specifically for people displaced by presidentially declared national disasters. People in these locations were displaced from areas struck by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Maria, and Nate; western wildfires; and other storms and events.”( Hud;2018,para7). This Photo by Unknown Author is licensed under CC BY-SA-NC This Photo by Unknown Author is licensed under CC BY-SA-NC 2/18/2020 AUTHOR: MR. GREGORY M. GREEN HTTPS://WWW.INVEIGLEMA 13
  14. 14. REFERENCES Henry et al. (Dec. 2018) Annual Homeless Assessment Report(AHAR) to congress. Hud Exchange, para 1-10. Retrieve Jan 28,2020, from https://files.hudexchange.info/resources/documents/2018- AHAR-Part-1.pdf U.S. Census Bureau (July 1, 2019). U.S Census Bureau Quick Facts United States https://www.census.gov/quickfacts/fact/table/US/PST04521 8 2/18/2020 AUTHOR: MR. GREGORY M. GREEN HTTPS://WWW.INVEIGLEMAGA 14

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