January 12, 2012

Homelessness on the decline in NJ

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Earlier this week, Region 2 Administrator Adolfo Carrion was featured as a guest columnist for the Star-Ledger in New Jersey where he discussed homelessness and what the Administration is doing to end it once and for all.

During the early 1980s, when many families lost their homes and jobs, state and local governments were forced to dramatically cut the assistance they could offer.  As a result, we saw a dramatic spike in the number of homeless men, women and families. Today, we are emerging from a more severe recession and, once again, local governments face hard fiscal times.  You can read the rest of the Regional Administrator’s article at NJ.com.

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