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National law center on homelessness & poverty homelessness in america: united states, showed media reports of tent cities in 46 states across the country8. America's homeless: the rise of tent city, usa by blake ellis the solution to the proliferation of encampments across the united states is the. Top causes of homelessness in america as many as 35 million americans are homeless each year of these, more than 1 million are children and on any given night. Family homelessness facts among industrialized nations, the united states has the largest number of homeless women and children not since the great depression have. Facts and figures: the homeless which states have the highest rates of homelessness alaska, california, colorado, hawaii, idaho, nevada, oregon.
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