homelessness homelessness  /ˈhoʊm ləs nəs/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the state or condition of having no home (especially the state of living in the streets)

Usage(s):

  1. The Department of Housing and Urban Development's fourth annual report on homelessness pinpoints troubling trends.
  2. The US is facing a wave of homelessness for the first time in decades.

News

  1. Ten-year plan on homelessness on track

    Kern County's ten-year-plan to end homelessness turned five last month.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: KERO 23 Bakersfield

  2. New non-profit aims to reduce homelessness

    Volunteers and officials from Without Walls, a non-profit in Allen County to combat homelessness, are showing off renovations at their new shelter.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Your Hometown Lima Stations

  3. New manual aims to help homeless youth

    Life doesn’t come with a manual, but now there’s one for youth homelessness. Columbia Legal Services, Starbucks and the law firm Baker & McKenzie have created a 270-page manual filled with information and advice for homeless youth living in Washington state.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Real Change News

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Quotes

  1. "Having this data brings all of us another step closer to understanding the scope and nature of homelessness in America, and establishing this baseline is an extremely challenging task," HUD Secretary Alphonso Jackson said. "Understanding...
    on Jan 10, 2007 By: Alphonso Jackson Source: Washington Post

  2. "We look at what has been created in North America - horror, torture, homelessness, Guantanamo, detention without courts or investigation," Putin said.
    on Jun 4, 2007 By: Vladimir Putin Source: Forbes

  3. "We need to increase funding, not eliminate it," said Yee. "Until we end domestic violence, funding for shelters should never be on the chopping block. Without these shelters, women and children are forced into a choice between homelessness...
    on Jun 29, 2010 By: Leland Yee Source: California Chronicle

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