What is the best way to address the affordable housing crisis: through government politics, market mechanisms, church initiatives, private non-profit groups, or something else
After reading the book,
ed: Poverty and Profit in the American
, and participating in your Service Learning work, please answer
the following questions, using examples both from the book (specific
ones; you must discuss at least 3 people discussed in the book) and
and refer to concepts from class discussions
What are the consequences of homelessness for individuals and
Discuss the intersections of race,
gender, and class in the lives
of those affected by homelessness and poverty.
examples from the book and your service learning experience
and integrate class concepts into your discussion.
Desmond asked, “Do we believe that the right to a decent home
is part of what it means to be an American?” (page 300). Do you
at decent, affordable housing should be a basic right for
every American citizen? Why or why not?
What is the best way to address the affordable housing crisis:
rnment politics, market mechani
or something else? Please
discuss, supporting your answer with references from the book
You must cite references to the book. As well, you must draw from
examples and concepts throughout the book (not just from one
chapter, for example). If y
ou use external resources, please cite them.
Your paper should be 8
10 pages long, double
spaced, not including
your title page and bibliography. You may use first
person and third
person. Please include an introduction and conclusion.