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Vacant Property Bill Also A Priority

Governor ChristieThe New Jersey Assembly and the Senate voted to send both the Sandy Bill of Rights (S1306) and a “Vacant Property” bill that authorizes municipalities to impose penalties on creditors that fail to remedy code violations of vacant foreclosed properties in a timely matter (A347) to Governor Christie.

Contact the Governor TODAY and request that he sign both pieces of legislation.

Here’s what you can do:

  • CALL Governor Christie at 609-292-6000 (see suggested script below)
  • E-mail or send a letter by standard mail using this sample from the Housing and Community Development Network of NJ (the Network)
  • Post a comment on Governor Christie’s official Facebook page and/or tag the governor (@govchristie) in a Twitter post
  • Share this with all your colleagues, family, friends, and neighbors!

If you call the Governor, you can use the suggested script below.

Hello, my name is [FIRST & LAST NAME] from [TOWN]. I’m calling to ask Governor Christie to sign S1306, the Sandy Bill of Rights, and A347, which addresses foreclosures. Both bills will help strengthen New Jersey’s communities and I urge the governor to sign both without delay! Thank you!