With stagnant wages and skyrocketing rents, we face a severe affordable housing crisis and need a bipartisan anti-poverty and ending homelessness plan.
Today, a family of three only receives a maximum of $424 a month – the same amount as 29 years ago. Now is the time to increase TANF in NJ.
Senator Cantwell is collecting personal stories from people who have struggled to afford housing and/or have experienced homelessness.
While I’m disappointed the Governor didn’t sign this bill, I’m glad he recognizes the need for emergency assistance for some of our most vulnerable.
NAEH has released the “State of Homelessness in America 2016” which is the sixth report charting progress in ending homelessness in the US.
The National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty has released a new report, No Safe Place: The Criminalization of Homelessness in U.S. Cities.
We need your help to make sure Senator Sweeney’s bill which will ensure that individuals with long-term disabilities do not become homeless.
Every year, we report on these challenges and we reiterate the need for more services and greater capacity to help the numbers of families in need.
“The reality is that there are lot more people that are at-risk or meet other definitions of homeless,” said Monarch Housing’s Taiisa Kelly.
For young people, the tent city is an opportunity to have a one night experience of what it’s like for a homeless person to live on the street.