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:
Our country is so divided, on so many issues, yet intervening in foreign countries is a united addiction we just can’t tear ourselves away from.