NJ Governor’s Conference on Housing and Economic Development which will take place September 19-20, 2016 in Atlantic City.
Our decisions about housing policy must be at the forefront of any kind of economic said Congressman Bill Pascrell. You need shelter before you can work.
Those who lack shelter and even basic resources or support networks are the very vulnerable people, and those stressors are made worse by climate change.
Photos from the July 13, 2016, Congressional Reception when over 350 advocates traveled to Washington, DC for NJ Hill Day to to call for No Housing Cuts.
NJCounts 2016 found a 12.4% statewide decrease from 2015 in homelessness. The un-sheltered homeless population increased by 48% from 2015.
On July 13, 2016, over 350 advocates traveled to Washington, DC for NJ Hill Day to meet with the Congressional delegates to call for No Housing Cuts.
DCA will use its $3.7M of the housing trust fund allocation for: $3.36M for program funds and $373,356 for administrative funds to create 12 “units.”
While both parties agree that the prospect of a CR seems likely, Members of Congress disagree over how long the federal funding should be extend.
The National Housing Trust Fund exists to create and maintain rental homes that are affordable and available to the lowest income households in America.
In a state like NJ, finding an affordable place to call home can be terribly difficult. The housing modernization bill will address this crisis.