NJ Governor’s Conference on Housing and Economic Development which will take place September 19-20, 2016 in Atlantic City.
NJ’s Safety Net is tattered. The administration’s reinterpretation of the rules denies emergency assistance to the poor because they are poor.
The proposed 2017 NJ budget cuts $36 million from the Emergency Assistance (EA) program. This could make many of our neighbors homeless.
Gov. Christie announced that out-of-work people living in New Jersey cities with high unemployment rates may be able to qualify for food stamps.
The Housing First approach is not just one possible approach to ending homelessness, it is the only truly effective approach to ending homelessness.
The statewide Housing First Initiative is just one example of how NJ is doing new and innovative things in government to combat chronic homelessness.
Gov. Christie should not pick just one vulnerable group, but to demonstrate the strength of the State’s commitment to making NJ strong for everyone.
The 2016 Governor’s Conference on Housing and Economic Development sponsored by DCA, HMFA and the EDA will be held on for September 19-20, 2016.
Poverty has stubbornly remained at record levels not seen in 50 years. If this trend is to end, this must be a core issue for 2017.
Advocates in Christie’s home state say the governor has spent the last six years essentially waging a war on affordable housing in New Jersey.