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.
“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 NJ Department of Community Affairs (DCA) is seeking proposals to provide stable housing and supportive services using a Housing First approach.
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.
NJ already has made significant advancements in developing supportive housing services for individuals with mental health and substance abuse needs.
Housing First Partners will hold their 3rd annual Housing First conference Tuesday, March 22 – Thursday, March 25, 2016 in Los Angeles, CA.
Sometime soon we’d like to see South Jersey counties other than Camden — and now Cumberland — establish fee-based homelessness trusts.
I was one of the lucky ones and I got housing. Without a home it’s hard to put everything behind you and keep it moving.
With the arrival of the coldest weather this year and a possible snowstorm this weekend we need Code Blue statewide in NJ now more than ever.