On May 17, 2018, the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Housing and Insurance held a hearing titled “An Overview of Homelessness in America.”
In New Jersey, homelessness has decreased by 25% since 2013, from 17,314 to 13,025. And sheltered, unsheltered, chronic, family and veteran homeless populations have all seen significant decreases.
If we can end homelessness for veterans, we will show that we can end homelessness for all homeless people. But it won’t happen without your help
“As Automatic Budget Cuts Go Into Effect, Poor May be Hit Particularly Hard,” highlights the effect that the sequester will have on programs that house formerly homeless and low-income households.
The recommendations are music to the ears to those working to end homelessness specifically increasing capacity for the production of affordable units, and targeting rental assistance for the most vulnerable.