“… We know that there were plenty of people who were living on the edge, who were either facing foreclosure or who were living precariously because they had lost jobs. Now, if they lost their place as a result of Sandy, the question is, are those people going to be able to not fall into a longer cycle of homelessness and join the ranks of those who are already homeless in New Jersey? We are anticipating that we’ll see new homeless enter the system when we do our count in January.”
She also expressed concern that the rental market is even tighter post-Sandy and that the homeless will face far more competition for affordable rental housing.
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