The proposed legislation converts mortgage interest deduction to tax credit and dedicates money saved to National Housing Trust Fund. NJ Senate President Sweeney sponsored the legislation. And Senator Theresa M. Ruiz was the co-sponsor. The resolution passed 31-2-6.
This resolution shows the Senate’s support for the efforts of the United for Homes Campaign to secure funding for the National Housing Trust Fund.
Congressional funding would provide $165M a year in critical new resources for creating affordable and supportive housing in New Jersey.
This is the roll call vote on the resolution. Members voting no are in bold.
Addiego, Dawn Marie – Not Voting Allen, Diane B. – Not Voting Barnes, Peter J., III – Yes Bateman, Christopher – Yes Beach, James – Yes Beck, Jennifer – Not Voting Bucco, Anthony R. – Yes Cardinale, Gerald – No Codey, Richard J. – Yes Connors, Christopher J. – Yes Cruz-Perez, Nilsa – Yes Cunningham, Sandra B. – Yes
Doherty, Michael J. – Yes Gill, Nia H. – Yes Gordon, Robert M. – Yes Greenstein, Linda R. – Yes Holzapfel, James W. – Not Voting Kean, Thomas H., Jr. – Yes Kyrillos, Joseph M., Jr. – Yes Lesniak, Raymond J. – Yes Madden, Fred H., Jr. – Yes O’Toole, Kevin J. – Yes Oroho, Steven V. – Not Voting Pennacchio, Joseph – Yes Pou, Nellie – Yes
Rice, Ronald L. – Yes Ruiz, M. Teresa – Yes Sacco, Nicholas J. – Yes Sarlo, Paul A. – Yes Scutari, Nicholas P. – Yes Singer, Robert W. – Yes Smith, Bob – Yes Stack, Brian P. – Yes Sweeney, Stephen M. – Yes Thompson, Samuel D. – Not Voting Turner, Shirley K. – Yes Van Drew, Jeff – Yes Vitale, Joseph F. – No Weinberg, Loretta – Yes Whelan, Jim – Yes