Hudson Receives $5.3 Million in
Federal Funding to End Homelessness
The Jersey Journal reports that Hudson County, one of the counties delayed by the snowstorm a few weeks ago, held its #NJCounts event on February 4, 2015.
The County Continuum of Care viewed the new HUD awards as a key to their efforts to end homelessness.
“’Everybody came together to make this work. I’m proud of the work of the shelters, as well as the volunteers.’”
Said Carol Sainthilaire, program director for housing assistance for the Hudson County Division of Housing and Community Development.
“The grant is $1 million more than last year, thanks to a 2-year contract with Collaborative Support Programs of New Jersey, which has agreed to house and support 27 chronically homeless people in Hudson County.
They’re a great new addition to our continuum of care.”
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