The links below share the most recent news coverage:
MyCentralJersey.com – Said Monarch Housing’s Kate Kelly, counties “are moving forward with interventions that would end homelessness,” pointing to Mercer County’s efforts in so-called rapid re-housing, in which homeless families entering emergency shelters or transitional housing systems are immediately provided with services that can quickly place permanent roofs over their heads.
Hudson Reporter inked to the Hudson County report and will do a full story in this week’s issue.
Hudson County – The Jersey Journal – “We believe that this year’s count represents as accurate a picture as possible of homelessness in New Jersey on a single night,” said Jay Everett of Monarch Housing.
Ocean County – BrickPatch.Com Though there was a slight drop in homelessness in Ocean County, the report’s authors reported 13,900 homeless people living in New Jersey overall, a 15.8 percent increase over 2013.