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- n. The state of being homeless.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. the state or condition of having no home, especially of living in the streets.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the state or condition of having no home (especially the state of living in the streets)
February 5th, 2010 at 5: 46 pm tombaker says: the firemen should let the house burn down, so that the kid who lives there learns not to play with matches. because homelessness is a fair and fit punishment for a kid who plays with matches – and his whole family.
I have recently read that suburban homelessness is on the rise.
Raul Plasencia, the director of supportive housing services of Bailey House, predicted an increase in homelessness if the caseworker cuts go through.
For example, I was struck by the announcement yesterday that we are #1 per capita in homelessness in the entire country.
So, virtually, homelessness is abolished in germany.
I think the homelessness is independent of the economic level or political organization of surrounding society, and we should be tolerant towards them (and in life in general).
If one good thing comes from the current recession and the increase in homelessness, I do hope it is a change in our culture's notion of who is homeless and most importantly, why.
But homelessness is an economic crisis and in ignoring the economics of homelessness The Portland Tribune missed covering the real story.
The state of Oregon today released new numbers that show a dramatic increase in homelessness across the state.
We all know that the main solution to homelessness is housing, an expensive solution even in this real estate downturn.
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