Ending Chronic Homelessness
Taking Cost Savings Statewide
On September 30, 2014, leaders in state government, healthcare, insurance, behavioral health, affordable housing and homeless services fields gathered for a forum focused on the benefits of Housing First that was organized by the Good Care Collaborative and held in Trenton.
Challenges in Ending Veterans Homelessness
On September 20. 2014, The New York Times featured an article, “Many Veterans Adapt to Strange World, One With Walls.”
The article highlights the success of the federal government’s campaign to end homelessness and points out the challenges ahead to truly end veterans homelessness by 2015.
Art Harmon is just one veteran who has experienced chronic…
Subcommittee Holds Hearing
On September 17, 2014, the Subcommittee on Economic Policy of the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee held a hearing about the economic impacts of rising inequality.
During the hearing, panelists discussed research showing that lower levels of economic inequality produce societies with more stable financial systems, the value of entrepreneurship, and…
Story Illustrates Hurdles and Success
On September 17, 2014, National Pubic Radio (NPR)’s Quil Lawrence profiled work being done in San Diego to end veterans homelessness veteran by veteran.
Lawrence interviewed Daniel Martin, a veteran who he met at the city’s annual “Stand Down” event. “Stand Down” provides an opportunity for homeless veterans to gather over a few days to connect with services…
Majority of State’s Homeless are Sheltered
The 13,900 homeless individuals counted on January 28, 2014 lived on the streets, in shelters and in motels.
An interview by Alan Tu of WHYYwith NJ Spotlight’s Hank Kalet helped…
CR Will Undermine Efforts to End Homelessness
Deadline to Sign the Letter is October 2nd
The Corporation for Supportive Housing (CSH) is circulating a sign-on letter to the House and Senate Appropriations Committee Chair/Ranking Members urging Congress to pass a full FY2015 Transportation and Housing and Urban Development (TUD) Appropriations bill.
CSH’s National Organizing Committee (NOC) is a…
Provides $140M Per Year
On September 18, 2014, the Senate Judiciary Committee passed the Runaway and Homeless Youth and Trafficking Prevention Act.
Additionally, the bill would:
- Authorize $140…
Critical Need for Affordable Housing Funding Join Monarch Housing Associates, Housing and Community Development Network of New Jersey…
Supports Funding the
National Housing Trust Fund
On September 23, 2014, Jersey City Mayor Steve Fulop endorsed the National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC) United for Homes Campaign. Fulop made the announcement at Jersey City’s affordable housing conference, “A Housing Vision for Our Community.”
Announcing the conference,
“Our administration has developed the first real policy that creates…