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What is a good solution to solving the homelessness in the United States of America?

I'm writing a paper and I need good ideas

Asked By: Awesome Guy - 10/22/2006
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
A volunteer program that will exchange a place to live for community service, legalize marajuana and use the taxes gathered for alcohol rehab... More
Answered By: Roadpizza - 10/22/2006
Additional Answers (11)
Take a large unpopulated but already built urban area (theres one in NY I dont know where in the city it is though... More
Answered By: sleepybuckets - 10/22/2006
 
There is no solution.. There will always be people in society that are homeless...
Answered By: Common Sense - 10/22/2006
 
Not sure, because before we had the massive amount of homelessness we have now, these people were in mental institutions. Very sad.
Answered By: LINDA G - 10/22/2006
 
the population of homeless are a mix of mentally ill and poor, some just poor enough to not afford a home so they live in a car or a tent. Some of them wouldn't have it any other way, surprisingly, preferring free shelters and free food. Understanding the causes will help you decide what to do.
Answered By: John H - 10/22/2006
 
A good idea is people get together and help one other out and cook, clean, or what ever they need done and do it it don't take a lot only a few hands to get the job done. Maybe the neiborhood or friends and family and it will make a difference.
Answered By: D'Asia - 10/22/2006
 
do your own research --- go talk to people who are actually homeless....find out how they got that way ...not every homeless person is mentally ill. Usually the cause is alcohol or drug abuse. A small portion is due to being a single parent who's lost their job, or they went through a bad divorce, major or long length... More
Answered By: jaimestar64cross - 10/22/2006
 
Have jobs that pay enough to cover affordable housing. On minimum wage there is no way you can afford to survive. Provide housing for the unfortunate. They usually will help out families with reduced housing, but if your single your out of luck. Sometimes, these people have addictions which they spend their pay on... More
Answered By: flower - 10/22/2006
 
Have all major corporations give a percentage of the profits towards fixing up the older,& abandoned homes in thier towns and pay for the first six months of rent & up keep. Then those homeless that ARE working and are unable to save due to the current cost of living can move in . Those who are drug addicts should be... More
Answered By: speranzacampbell - 10/22/2006
 
Well you make a couple of assumptions that I think you should investigate... More
Answered By: Roadkill - 10/22/2006
 
Good topic for a paper, bro. Unfortunately though, in my opinion, there is no one single solution to solving the huge homeless problem in this country. But, I think I can safely say that these three measure would help drastically... More
Answered By: drummerboy - 10/22/2006
 
Most homeless people in the US are mentally ill. Set up counseling programs in churches. There will always be homeless though. YOu can't save everyone.
Answered By: Idina - 10/22/2006
 
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