This research reveals the structural unfairness of burdening our cities with the overwhelming task of addressing concentrated poverty, while resources keep shrinking.
New Jersey must redirect its policy priorities, away from lucrative tax breaks to corporations and the rich and towards struggling families who only want a fair shot.
For housing programs, this bill provides sufficient funding to renew all existing rental assistance for Section 8, and for public housing, elderly, and disability housing programs.
The Network has opened registration for its Annual Legislative Day Community Development at the Capitol will be held on Thursday, June 16, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.at the State House in Trenton.
Demanding that policymakers cut spending and/or raise taxes even when the economy slows is the opposite of what is needed to stabilize a weak economy and avert recessions.
There are far more people who qualify than actually receive help. For subsidized housing vouchers, there is often a lottery. And your chances aren’t good.
In a May 6, 2016 op-ed to the Asbury Park Press, Shauna Moses makes an excellent argument for who it is so critical that New Jersey “Invest More in Mental Health.”
Even as the economy has progressed and gotten better, and people have gone back to work, hunger is still a really prevalent problem in NJ.
LIHTC is a crucial tool in the development of permanent, affordable and supportive housing such as Kilmer Homes which transformed lives.
On Tuesday, May 17, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., the National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC) will host a webinar to discuss New Jersey’s National Housing Trust Fund.