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1,242 wordsPoverty means a lot more than how much money you have, but most available poverty statistics are based on income. Poverty statistics in Canada are usually based on the low-income lines published by Statistics Canada. These poverty lines (or income levels) vary with the size of your family and community. For example, for a large city, in 1997, the poverty lines were set at $ 17, 409 for an individual and $ 32, 759 for a family of four. People with incomes below these poverty lines have to spend a...
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1,612 wordsDISCRIMINATION IN MORTGAGE LENDING America is a land of opportunity where every dream can come true. The country is made up of all kind of race, color, culture, etc. All of these differences greatly contribute to make a United States. No matter who one is, one has slice of the American dream. A major part of the American dream is to own a home. In many well-developed areas a home price is usually so high compared to an average person income. Therefore, institutions to give them a mortgage loan. ...
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1,009 wordsDivided by Race 038; Income America has been described as a melting pot a land full of diversity. With that diversity comes a full range of income levels and statuses of its inhabitants, from the very, very rich to the destitute. Ronald Taylor s article entitled African-American Youth: Their Social and Economic Status in the United States focuses on the issue of polarization. Polarization occurs when an increase of the percentage of people in poverty coincides with an increase of the percenta...
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2,907 wordsWelfare Reform Welfare Reform Welfare Reform Introduction In August 1996, the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act (PRWORA) passed. This legislation ended the Family Aid with Dependent Children (AFDC) and replaced it with Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF). Unlike AFDC, TANF is not an entitlement program. This means that states are under no obligation to provide cash assistance to eligible families. Instead the federal government gives block grants to assis...
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2,551 wordsIntroduction Homelessness is not new to our nation, and it has greatly increased over the past ten years. (Hombs, 1 - 4) For growing numbers of people, work provides little, if any, protection against homelessness. Low national un-employment levels do not mean that all working people are well-off. (Blau, 21 - 24) What is homelessness? According to the definition stated by Stewart B. McKinney, for purposes of the 1987 McKinney Homeless Assistance Act, a homeless person (homelessness) is one who l...
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1,441 wordsHomelessness: What We Can Do About It Being homeless is often defined as sleeping on the streets. Although this is the most visible and severe form of homelessness, there are many other types of acute housing need. These include living in temporary accommodation, poor or overcrowded conditions, or being in mortgage arrears and under threat of re-possession. (Hope, 27) It is a symptom of many complex problems: mental illness, emotional instability, illiteracy, chronic substance abuse, unemploymen...
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