On June 4, 2015 the Star-Ledger followed up this coverage with an editorial, “Rent is Spiraling Out of Control, Thanks to Christie’s Neglect.”
Monarch Housing Associates was proud to add its name to this letter. The deadline to endorse this letter is Monday, June 1, 2015.
Overall, this governor has chosen to ignore New Jersey’s affordability problem. NJ consistently ranks high in foreclosure and un-affordability.
On April 24, 2015, Governor Chris Christie announced a Working Group to further explore ways in which to reduce and prevent homelessness in NJ.
Given the pressing need for affordable housing in NJ and the executive branch’s failure to act, the courts are just where responsibility should lie.