It means they can take their Section 8 voucher and move to an apartment that has better schools, less crime and offers more availability for their family to be able to thrive.
There are tangible solutions to eviction and homelessness, they’re just not to scale. It’s not in the design, but in the dosage said Dr Matthew Desmond.
The August 28, 2017 episode “NJ’s affordable housing crisis: how did we get here?” gives the history of the Council on Affordable Housing (COAH) in NJ.
NJCounts 2017 found that the number of chronic homeless is on the rise, along with the number of kids without families living on the streets.
NJCounts: There is not enough assistance to go around when you have that many people who are seeking services or assistance said Jay Everett.