homelessness

OCEAN Inc. Proposes Micro Housing Plan
A shortage of affordable housing in Ocean County for veterans, seniors, and people with special needs has prompted Ocean Community Economic Action Now (Ocean) Inc., to propose building micro houses and renting them to reduce homelessness, according to Ted Gooding, President and CEO of the nonprofit.
Homelessness Remains a Persistent Problem For the Shore Area
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As one year of free rent comes to a conclusion, Lakewood's former Tent City residents face the prospect of homelessness again. On WOBM-AM's Townsquare Tonight, homeless advocate Minister Steve Brigham, who list his own address as a vehicle in the parking lot of…
Micro House to be Unveiled
A possible solution to Ocean County's homeless problem--a Micro House--will be on display all next week, starting Monday, at Point Pleasant BoroughTown Hall on Bridge Avenue from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. for the public to see first-hand.
Lakewood Takes Control of Tent City
Who knows? World peace may actually be possible if an agreement between Lakewood Township and a homeless enclave known as Tent City is any kind of indicator.
In what's become a dramatic new development, the remaining 29 Tent City residents were asked to leave the site Thursday morning as the tow…

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