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Social issues » poverty solutions to the problem of homelessness this is a major reason why people become homeless learn ways to help the homeless and more. Veteran homelessness: a supplemental report to the annual homeless assessment report to congress, us department of housing and urban development and the us department of veterans' affairs, 2009 the center for american progress. 10 major social problems that could be fixed with innovative solutions it will be the first city in north america to eliminate homelessness medicine. Sociology 2, social issues & problems section 80528 november 24, 2008 the social issue of homelessness homelessness has always been a major social issue for cities across the nation but in recent years it is reached astonishing proportions.
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