DETROIT — Unfortunately, with big cities comes big issues. A large one the city of Detroit, Michigan faces is homelessness. According to Homeless Action Network of Detroit (HAND) in the year 2015, 16,040 people were counted homeless in Detroit, Highland Park and Hamtramck. Organizations across Detroit are looking for ways to bring these numbers down, increase awareness, and identify solutions. Associate Professor Angie Kennedy for the School of Social Work at Michigan State University breaks down the term homeless and the causes: “People who are homeless are a heterogeneous group that includes adolescents, families, and single adults; the causes of homelessness are diverse as well.