It’s gospel by now that incomes haven’t increased to keep pace with the cost of rents although the economy has steadily improved since 2011.
Integrating the treatment of mental-health and physical care can help relieve suffering and reduce some of the burden on the healthcare budget.
The Senate is recommending HUD funding at $39.2B, an increase of nearly $89M above the FY2016 enacted level and $446M below the budget request.
HUD needs approximately $1B in funding this year compared to FY16 just to maintain current program levels and renew rental assistance contracts.
Having a criminal record is too often a barrier to housing and puts many people, and disproportionately African Americans, at risk of homelessness.
Non-defense spending in the House Budget would fall to 2.8% of the gross domestic product and would continue to fall to record lows.
The ACTION Campaign calls on Congress to address our nation’s severe shortage of affordable homes by expanding the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit.
NLIHC has learned that the sequester will take a 6.9% cut out of the NHTF reducing NJ’s allocation to $3,730,000. The cut will be restored in 2017.
The budget would cut programs for poor people by an unprecedented amount while taking a strikingly unbalanced approach to deficit reduction.
On April 13, 2016, the Housing and Community Development Network is hosting , “Effective Voter Registration Efforts for New Jersey” at 10:00 a.m.