This research reveals the structural unfairness of burdening our cities with the overwhelming task of addressing concentrated poverty, while resources keep shrinking.
New Jersey must redirect its policy priorities, away from lucrative tax breaks to corporations and the rich and towards struggling families who only want a fair shot.
Rapid re-housing is a Housing First approach designed to help homeless families quickly exit emergency shelters with a combination of housing search assistance and a short-term rental subsidy.
For housing programs, this bill provides sufficient funding to renew all existing rental assistance for Section 8, and for public housing, elderly, and disability housing programs.
The Network has opened registration for its Annual Legislative Day Community Development at the Capitol will be held on Thursday, June 16, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.at the State House in Trenton.
Demanding that policymakers cut spending and/or raise taxes even when the economy slows is the opposite of what is needed to stabilize a weak economy and avert recessions.
A critical first step to ending chronic homelessness is to determine what specific combination of strategies are needed to increase the availability of permanent supportive housing locally.
There are far more people who qualify than actually receive help. For subsidized housing vouchers, there is often a lottery. And your chances aren’t good.
In a May 6, 2016 op-ed to the Asbury Park Press, Shauna Moses makes an excellent argument for who it is so critical that New Jersey “Invest More in Mental Health.”
Even as the economy has progressed and gotten better, and people have gone back to work, hunger is still a really prevalent problem in NJ.