NJ Hill Day focused on policy priorities to create homes families can afford and end homelessness and invite members to the Congressional Reception.
Donald Norcross, Bill Pascrell, Frank Pallone, Donald Payne, Jr., Albio Sires, and Watson Coleman support funding to end homelessness.
The overwhelming demand for affordable housing has put a tremendous strain on public housing programs and on the families waiting for housing.
U.S. Senators Cory Booker and Robert Menendez signed a letter supporting $2.664 billion for HUD’s McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Grants.
In New Jersey there is a shortage of 191,401 affordable and available units for ELI households living at or below 30% of area media income.
We know how to end homelessness; what is lacking is the political will to put the necessary resources behind the solutions we know will work.
Kilmer Homes I & II is a significant step in Edison’s efforts to provide affordable housing for our citizens with lower-and moderate incomes.
There is more to be done to address housing and community development needs, but H.R. 3700 represents solid progress in the right direction.
Governor Christie talked about the decrease in homelessness but that number reflects a very narrow federal definition of homelessness.
A quarter of renters spend more than half of their incomes on housing and are forced to cut back on basic necessities to put a roof over their head.