Poverty and its Everyday Life Changes
Professor Deanna R. Lindsey
Sociology 100, Strayer University
November 4, 2011
POVERTY AND IT’S EVERYDAY LIFE CHANGES 2
This report tells of the ratings of poverty in the United States and America. It tells how poverty is constantly changing the lives of men, women, and children on an everyday basis. It speaks of things we can do as a society to help support and change the lives of those living in poverty.
Poverty And It’s Everyday Life Changes 3 Poverty is a very emotional and important issue in America. It is a fact that all social inequality creates poverty. There are generally two types of poverty …show more content…
Poverty And Its Everyday Life Changes 5 the sharing of bathroom facilities with other neighboring units and most common would be late payment on rent or utilities. The tally from the American Housing Survey showed that only a tiny portion of poor households and even a smaller portion of total households fall in to this category. About one half of 1 percent of all households and 2 percent of poor households have other “severe physical problems, the most common are repeated heating breakdowns and upkeep problems (Rector and Johnson, 2004). A typical home owned by the poor consists of three bedrooms, one and a half bath,