NJ Counts is designed to understand the nature of NJ’s homeless population so that limited resources can both meet the needs and end homelessness.
The 2010 New Jersey Point in Time Count of the homeless found that only 33% of the individuals and families had been homeless for more than one year. In 2010, 26% reported being homeless at least four times in the last three years. In 2009 the number of respondents equaled 27%….
Myth 2: Building affordable and supportive housing brings people who are homeless to New Jersey. Respondents to the New Jersey 2010 Point in Time Count of the homeless reported that 85% of those surveyed resided in our state before becoming homeless. The reasons some individuals who are homeless move to new areas…