Public Policy

Public policy, advocacy and lobbying to end homelessness and expand supportive housing in NJ.

Resources for Agencies and Organizations Addressing the Needs of the Homeless Population The U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services (HHS), the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), and the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) released a new guide. The guide identifies forms of federal assistance […]

Working Together Along with Nonprofit Providers Can Help Mitigate a Rental Crisis We know that, not surprisingly, Cost Burdened Renters May Be At Further Risk Amid COVID-19. Many cities across the country have enacted rent freezes and eviction moratoriums which have banned evictions for 30 days, Temporarily Banning Evictions Could Stem Spike in Homeless Numbers. […]

Stopping the Cycle of Incarceration and Assisting Individuals with Mental Illness Experiencing Homelessness On April 14, nextavenue previewed a new PBS documentary about a Florida judge’s work to end the cycle of homelessness and incarceration. wenty years ago, Leifman created the Criminal Mental Health Project (CMHP) in Miami-Dade County, Florida. The project diverts non-violent offenders […]