NJ’s delegation voted along party lines with Representative Chris Smith (R-4) voting “no” along with all of the Democrats on the FY16 THUD Budget.
Call your member to tell him or her about the critical importance of the Housing Choice Voucher and McKinney-Vento Homelessness Assistance Programs.
The legislation includes a total of $42 billion for HUD - an increase of $1B above the fiscal year (FY) 2015 enacted level and $3B below the request.
If our nation invests in the targeted programs we know work, we can make similar progress in tackling other forms of homelessness.
Vouchers are a stepping stone for families with children, seniors, and people with disabilities keep a roof over their head and make ends meet.