Over 200 Congressional Reception Photos Posted Online
We are pleased to share 234 photos from the July 26, 2017 Congressional Reception where than than 450 New Jersey advocates attended NJ Hill Day to advocate for No Housing Cuts.
All of the photos were taken by Asish Patel. Please share and/or use them on your website, social media or other materials. All we ask is to credit the source and photographer. To view, like and share on the public gallery on Facebook click here.
Due to low spending limits, the draft U.S. House of Representatives Transportation Housing and Urban Development (T-HUD) Appropriations Committee bill, released earlier this month, provides at least $1.5 billion less than what is needed. This proposed funding level will not ensure that every household in New Jersey currently receiving housing remain in their homes.
The funding cuts in the House Bill are not as deep as President Trump’s proposed budget released in May. However, the bill significantly cuts funding that New Jersey relies on for critical affordable housing resources that rebuild the lives of extremely low income seniors, people with disabilities, families with children, veterans, and other vulnerable population.