On January 24, 2018, SNJ Today reported, “Cumberland County One Step Closer to Ending Homelessness by 2020,” as the Housing First Collaborative provided a place to call home.
On January 4, 2018, Michael Fleming, 57, a homeless man was found dead in a parking lot in Vineland. We will keep hearing about similar tragedies until more affordable housing is available.
The Housing First vouchers saves lives and saves money. Preliminary data shows we can save $262,000 in direct and indirect costs for chronic homelessness.
Gov.-elect Phil Murphy says New Jersey needs “a stronger safety net” when it comes to affordable housing and access to food.