$45 Million in HUD Funding Going to Help End N.J. HomelessnessLast Edited:
New federal funding is heading to New Jersey to help support efforts to put an end to homelessness in the state.
On Thursday, January 11th, officials with the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development, or HUD, announced that the department has awarded more than $45 million in funding to 248 homeless housing and services programs in New Jersey, with $3 million of that money going to several South Jersey-based homeless programs.
The funding announced is part of a record $2 billion being awarded nationwide with the Continuum of Care grant program to provide critically needed housing and support services to individuals and families faced with homeless.
Officials say the funding will help move the state one step closer to ultimately eliminating homelessness.
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