Can you help NJ meet the challenge? To accept the challenge a Mayor or County Executive or Freeholder needs to send an email to HUD committing to work to end veterans homelessness by 2015.
The administration has set the goal of ending veteran homelessness by 2015. And the federal government has provided resources and enforced programs to strengthen our country’s homeless assistance programs.
“Homelessness is a chronic problem in the United States and its eradication is a top priority of the Obama administration. Unfortunately, there are few better examples of this growing crisis than the situation here in New Jersey, where homelessness increased nearly 16 percent between 2013 and 2014. Fortunately, what we know is that we can’t solve this problem from the top down — it requires the dedicated partnership of local governments.”