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dc.contributor Venezia, Andrea, 1969- en_US
dc.contributor.advisor McClellan, Sara en_US
dc.contributor.author Gomez, Amelia
dc.contributor.author Gomez, Amelia Marie
dc.date.accessioned 2019-08-30T22:13:47Z
dc.date.available 2019-08-30T22:13:47Z
dc.date.issued 2019-08-30
dc.date.submitted 2019-08-01
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10211.3/213036
dc.description Thesis (M.P.P.A., Public Policy and Administration)--California State University, Sacramento, 2019. en_US
dc.description.abstract California has one of the highest living costs of any densely populated state and consequently one of the highest rates of homelessness in the nation. Large shortages in affordable housing and lack of adequate resources have contributed to a substantial increase in homeless encampments. In this study, I focus my research on what Sacramento is currently doing to address the environmental risks posed by homeless encampments and discuss innovative methods that the city should consider implementing based on existing literature and practices from other urban areas. I used a Criteria Alternative Matrix (CAM) analysis to evaluate the alternatives for consideration. Results from the analysis found that employment of the homeless to clean up trash and debris left by homeless encampments appears most promising for mitigating the environmental impacts of homeless encampments. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Public Policy and Administration en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.subject Homeless en_US
dc.subject Encampment en_US
dc.subject Environment en_US
dc.title An assessment of mitigation strategies to address environmental impacts of homeless encampments en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US


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