While Poverty and Affordable Housing Crisis Continue to Drive Homelessness, Short-Term Solutions Could Reduce Problem Eviction strongly correlates with poverty and economically devastated neighborhoods and can often lead to homelessness. The New York Times The Upshot reported on December 12, 2019 that “Many Renters Who Face Eviction Owe Less Than $600.” In New Jersey last […]

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New Affordable Homes Provide Affordable Housing, Supportive Housing, and Housing for Hospital Staff Last week, Shelterforce, highlighted a new initiative with hospitals in New Jersey that is creating affordable housing. The article, “NJ Pays Hospitals to Build Affordable Housing,” reports on the New Jersey Housing Mortgage and Finance Agency (NJHMFA)’s first of its kind partnership […]

LaShaunda Shares Her Experience with Homelessness and Her Mission to Help Others Like too many Americans, LaShaunda Carter has experienced homelessness. Along with 13 others, she will share her story with elected officials and housing advocates at the 2019 Congressional Reception in Washington, DC. Specifically, LaShaunda will discuss the necessity of funding housing development programs […]

Catholic Charities Newark, CSPNJ, Family Promise Union County, HCDNNJ, Project Live & SHA give their insight Thank you to all of our sponsoring organizations supporting this year’s Congressional Reception on July 24. This event would not be possible without the various contributions each organization makes in bringing people to DC to let elected officials know […]

Aging Systems, Intellectual and Development Systems, Justice Systems have Populations the Greatest Needs for Supportive Housing The Corporation for Supportive Housing (CSH) released a report detailing the current snapshot of supportive housing needs in the United States. About 1.2 million American families and individuals have a need for some supportive housing. CSH separated these 1.2 […]