Christie isn’t picking this fight for any just cause; he simply wants towns to be able to exclude affordable housing.
On January 28, 2014, 13,900 homeless men, women and children were counted in NJ and increase of 1,898 persons, or 15.8%, compared to the 2013 count.
The Network has set up legislative meetings for June 5, 2014 Lobby Day to explain the need to override the veto of the 'Sandy Bill of Rights."
Thoresen reports that the program has served over 750 people since February with about 60% of those served falling between the ages of 20 and 50.
If the NJ Realty Transfer Fee is repealed by the Legislature 4,018 families including 812 units that are project-based could become homeless.