Housing Conference Offers Learning
Discussions and Networking Sept. 23-26
On Tuesday, September 23, 2014 through Friday, September 26, 2014, the “Innovation in Action” conference will take place in Niagara Falls, New York. This the 7th Annual Housing and Special Needs Population Conference.
More than 250 conference attendees from New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Ohio and Canada are expected to…
Maio-Messano on Highlights Mayors Challenge
Community Hope and Mayor Torres Highlighted
Successful Strategies Core Components The National Alliance to End Homelessness (the Alliance) has posted a recording of a webinar that originally streamed on July 17, 2014, which reviewed national data on rapid re-housing for high-barrier households.
Commit to Ending Veteran Homelessness by 2015
As of August 27, 2014, The U. S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) New York & New Jersey Regional Office reported that thirteen New Jersey mayors have committed to ending Veteran homelessness in their cities by the end of 2015.
There is still time to join the campaign. To accept the challenge a Mayor or County Executive or Freeholder needs…
Housing First Proves Cost Effective Once Again
A recent Washington Post Storyline blog post, “One in four people living on the street say they have chronic drug or alcohol problems” highlights the problem of chronic homelessness and a proven best practice solution.
Using data from the 2013 point in time count, the post breaks down the chronic homelessness numbers for that year and tracks trends…
Families, Seniors, People with Special Needs to Benefit
- Cherry Hill,
- Long Hill,
- Tinton Falls,
- Gloucester City,
- North Caldwell,
- South Brunswick, and
Making a Profit
Helping Stabilize Lives
On August 11, 2014, ThinkProgress featured a story about the RedTail coffee shop in Fort Collins, Colorado that is working to employ the homeless.
“The Coffee Shop is Staffed by Homeless People – And It’s Working” highlights the efforts of Seth and Kelly Kelley to give homeless and low-income individuals both work experience and to fight the stigma of the…
Disaster Recovery and Resilience Resources
Monarch Housing Associates has been working with Enterpriseand other partner over the almost two years since Superstorm Sandy to ensure the rebuilding benefits all of our citizens. One of the key issues has been securing tax relief and an increase in the funding of Low Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC). Enterprise has developed a page on their website…
Save the Date – December 10, 2014
The Housing and Community Development Network of New Jersey (the Network) will hold its Annual Conference and Membership Meeting on Wednesday, December 10, 2014.
The conference will take place at the National Conference Center at the Holiday Inn in East Windsor from 9am to 3pm, with breakfast and lunch provided.
The conference will be followed immediately by a…