NPR’s story, “After Months Of Homelessness, A Teen Leaves The Woods Behind” sheds light on homelessness in rural communities including children.
A recent NPR story, “Statue of Homeless Jesus Startles a Wealthy Community” reports on the discussion that the piece of art has started in the parish.
The federal government only has $30 billion available. If the deadlock is not resolved this week, the government would only be able to pay 70% of the bills.
There is a concern on the part of many of these agencies this is the new normal, that this reduced funding is the new baseline.
Housing authorities in NJ and across the country have all but stopped issuing rent vouchers as they try to deal with sequestration and many newly issued vouchers have been rescinded.