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homelessness

having no home, now the subject of legislation in England and Wales and Scotland, and having a technical signification not always congruent with the ordinary meaning of the word. The thrust of the legislation is to focus upon accommodation, and homelessness is the lack of such accommodation. The risk of violence or abuse can render a person in a home, homeless. Local authorities have to provide accommodation for the homeless but not the intentionally homeless, a critical concept around which much of the reported litigation turns. Some homeless people are accorded a priority need in applying for council housing, such as pregnant women.
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Between 5 and 10 percent of homeless people in the United States own pets, says Street Dog Coalition founder Geller; he surmises our mild winters account for the higher number here.
By providing homeless shelters across the city this will help take our homeless people off the streets and in turn reduce the wider problem of associated litter waste from the homeless.
The total dropped each subsequent year, hitting a low of 355 homeless people in 2016.
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It was also raised with me that this is part of a worrying trajectory of how homeless people are treated in South Shields, bearing in mind that last year Public Space Protection Orders were put in place to fine It was also that this is worrying of how people are in South Emma homeless people up to PS100 for accepting food, drink or money from kind people in Shields.
Not all of them are homeless people and instead of the kind-hearted people of our city buying food for them and giving them money would it not be better for the council and law enforcement to clear up the problem by taking them off the streets.
Homeless people deserve more than this, especially with winter just around the corner.
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The data showed 1,846 homeless people - or more than one in four - were younger than 18, the vast majority of whom (1,594) were children in family units.
As Christmas day approaches, helping homeless people stay warm is a great way to spread some holiday cheer and give back to the community.

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