Congressman Chris Smith (R-NJ), after being asked at the Homes for Homeless Hill Day, signed on as co-sponsor of the House Disaster Tax Relief Bill.
On July 22nd, S 2634, a bill to provide tax relief for major disaster areas in 2012, 2013, and 2014 was re-introduced, a companion piece to HR 5082.
On July 17, 2014, Fair Share Housing Center will host a webinar at 2 p.m. The webinar will inform all provider agencies of the settlement agreement.
Mercer, Middlesex and Essex counties are using “housing first” which puts homeless into permanent housing quickly and provide support services.
Depression screenings were double in the year after Sandy and Post-traumatic stress disorder was up 8 percent for the 10 counties most impacted.