The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) describes homelessness as the state of being food and shelter insecure. More specifically, HUD considers anyone who cannot afford to rent a house—and therefore has to live with friends or extended family members, in the streets, or in other places unsuitable for human habitation, such as abandoned buildings—to be homeless. It is worth noting that homelessness affects single people (both men and women) as well as families. With that in mind, here is a detailed look at the state of homelessness in America and the principles of social justice:
It might sound like common sense that poverty affects our overall health – but did you know that income inequality catalyzes wear and tear on a micro molecular level?