One third of the money awarded to New Jersey – $10,478,086 – was for new permanent, affordable and supportive housing.
Of the funding for new projects $7,472,216 or 71% was in counties working with Monarch Housing Associates. This new funding will create one hundred nineteen (119) new permanent, affordable and supportive housing units for the homeless.
In addition, of the new funds, $3,721,080 was for housing first initiatives in three counties – Trenton/Mercer, Bergen and Passaic.
Click here for more details about how counties that worked with Monarch Housing Associates did with their 2007 applications.