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Homelessness in Shasta County

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Welcome to our guide on researching the unhoused

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Potential Topics (partial list)

NOTE: Library databases still use the un-preferred term: homelessness   The Library is working to change the term in databases but searches may retrieve more results using the term: homelessness

  • Is homelessness a serious problem in America?
  • Who are the homeless?
  • What special challenges do the homeless face?
  • What factors lead to homelessness?
  • What are the economic consequences to society of homelessness?
  • What laws exist to control homelessness?
  • Does the government have a responsibility to fight homelessness?
  • What steps can be taken to fight homelessness?