Volunteers in Jersey City pitch in to build homes for vets

The Jersey Journal By Rebecca Panico
on April 13, 2015 at 7:54 AM

There are 40 to 50 homeless veterans in Hudson County, according to officials, and the goal of a new initiative in Jersey City is to put a dent in that number.

A coalition, including the building trades, the Jersey City Redevelopment Agency, and the South Hudson Civic Association, began renovations yesterday on a vacant building at 665 Ocean Ave., which the group says will ultimately house eight currently homeless veterans.

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