Home Free?

Home Free How Giving Homes to the #Homeless Saves Money and Lives #HousingFirst #rapidrehousing @NewYorker

How Giving Homes to the
Homeless Saves Money

Home Free?In his September 22, 2014 The New Yorker article, “Home Free?, “ James Surowiecki makes the economic case for giving individuals and families experiencing homelessness housing.

It makes more sense for beginning with housing instead of making it the goal – something that you work towards through though continuum of the homeless system.

Writes Surowiecki.

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Route Marker Sponsors Support Run/Walk

#WellnessRecoveryWalkNJ Route Marker Sponsors Support Run/Walk Deadline 9/12 http://goo.gl/iVN1g0

Sponsorship Deadline Extended to Sept 22
Walk With Us For Wellness
Recovery on October 5th

Route Marker Sponsors Support Run/WalkThis year Monarch Housing Associates is proud to once again be partnering with the Mental Health Association in New Jersey (MHANJ) for the Run/Walk for Wellness and Recovery on October 5, 2014.

We are pleased to announce our Route Marker sponsors to date. The deadline to join these sponsors is Monday,…

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Improving Outcomes for Homeless Families

Improving Outcomes for #Homeless Families Washington Initiative Sets Model @naehomelessness

Washington Initiative Sets Model

Improving Outcomes for Homeless FamiliesA new statewide initiative in Washington state provides dedicated resources to quickly reconnect homeless families who receive Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) with housing.

A new National Alliance to End Homelessness paper, “Ending Family Homelessness Initiative: Providing Rapid Re-Housing to Families in Washington,” examines how this initiative…

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$1.83 Billion Available for CoC Program in 2014

$1.83 Billion Available for CoC Program @HUDgov Announces 2014 NOFA @naehomelessness

HUD Announces NOFA
Submission Deadline October 30th

Julian CastroThe Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has released the Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for $1.83 billion in fiscal year (FY) 2014 funds for the Continuum of Care (CoC) Program. The NOFA funds efforts by nonprofits and state and local governments to end homelessness.

The funds are being made available under the FY 2013 – FY…

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Alice: Struggling to Survive

890,000 working #NewJersey households can’t get by @UnitedWayNNJ @UnitedWayALICE @NJTVonline #MeetALICE #HelpALICE

28% of Households in NJ
Can’t Afford Basic Needs

Alice: Struggling to SurviveThe United Way of Northern New Jersey has released its 2014 Asset, Limited, Income Constrained, Employed (ALICE) Report.

The report finds that for a growing number of New Jersey households, the struggle to survive has become a way of life. Every day, families make tough choices such as deciding between quality child care and paying the rent.

Accord…

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Love Notes Jazz Marathon for the Homeless

Love Notes Jazz Marathon for the #homeless #LoveNotesJazzMarathon Nov. 8th 6:30-10:30pm Salem Roadhouse Café Union NJ

Saturday, November 8, 2011 6:30 PM – 10:30 PM

Salem Road House CafeOn Saturday November 8, 2014, the Salem Roadhouse Cafe will host Love Notes Jazz Music Marathon for the Homeless with many performers in a continuous four-hour show. All proceeds from the event will benefit Monarch Housing’s work to end homelessness in New Jersey.

Tickets are $15 per person. Admission for students with a school ID is $10. Admission…

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National Housing Trust Fund (NHTF) Update

National Housing Trust Fund Update NHTF Status in Final Days of 113th Congress #unitedforhomes @NLIHC

NHTF Status in Final Days of 113th Congress

National Housing Trust Fund (NHTF) UpdateWith few legislative days left on the Congressional calendar, chances are slim for action on the several pieces of legislation that would fund the National Housing Trust Fund. Housing finance reform is not expected to move any further this year.

Three housing finance reform bills would…

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A Third of NJ Residents Lived in Poverty in 2012

A Third of NJ in #Poverty in 2012 Wealthiest States in Nation Faces Childhood Suburban Poverty @LSNJ @starledger

One of Wealthiest States in Nation
Faces Childhood Suburban Poverty

A Third of NJ Residents Lived in Poverty in 2012Legal Services of New Jersey (LSNJ) recently released a new report on poverty.

Quoting news coverage from the Star-Ledger, “Though New Jersey is often cited as one of the wealthiest states in the nation, nearly a third of its residents lived in poverty in 2012, according to a new report that aims to redefine what it means to be…

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TechSoup Highlights The Alliance Center for Independence

#Storymakers2014 @TechSoup ‘12 audience choice Alliance Center for Independence @ACI629 http://youtu.be/w6PmQPAN5sw

Edison Nonprofit’s Client Video
Past Audience Choice Winner

TechSoup Highlights The Alliance Center for IndependenceTechSoup has announced its annual Storymakers contest. In promoting this year’s contest, TechSoup highlighted previous winners including The Alliance Center for Independence.

TechSoup has been running international video and photo competitions for some years now. This year, it has renamed the contest Storymakers and it began on August…

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LoBiondo Visits Supportive Housing Tenant in Margate

#NJHILLDAY site visit on 9/12 with Congressman @LoBiondo at @jfsatlantic Visits #SupportiveHousing Tenant in Margate

Jewish Family Services Hosts Site Visit LoBiondo Visits Supportive Housing Tenant in Margate

(L to R) Mitchell Gurwicz, President, Jewish Family Service of Atlantic County, Congressman Frank LoBiondo and Darren Matik, Treasurer, Jewish Family Service of Atlantic County

On September 12, 2014, advocates met with Congressman Frank LoBiondo at the offices of Jewish Family Services  of Atlantic County in Margate.

This site visit was an excellent…

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