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ENG 101, DWT 098 - English Comp 1 / Developmental Writing (Jongbloed): Background


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Defining Homelessness

According to Section 330 of the Public Health Service Act:

A homeless person is an individual without permanent housing who may live on the streets; stay in a shelter, mission, single room occupancy facilities, abandoned building or vehicle; or in any other unstable or non-permanent situation. 

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  • Homeless
  • Homelessness
  • Homeless Persons
  • Homeless Youth
  • Homeless Children
  • Homeless Families
  • Housing Policy
  • Homeless Shelters
  • Public Housing
  • Runaway Teenagers

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