This research reveals the structural unfairness of burdening our cities with the overwhelming task of addressing concentrated poverty, while resources keep shrinking.
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.
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.
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.
“How can the U.S. End Homelessness? Giving people access to support services and a place to stay can reduce the number of those living on the streets. But can that be done affordably?”
The National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC) has developed resources to assist in the implementation of the National Housing Trust Fund and funding at the state level.
LIHTC is a crucial tool in the development of permanent, affordable and supportive housing such as Kilmer Homes which transformed lives.