Public Policy

Public policy, advocacy and lobbying to end homelessness and expand supportive housing in NJ.

As the Monarch Housing Blog! reported on April 4, 2008, New Jersey remains the fifth most expensive state for affordable rental housing. The post last week announced the National Low Income Housing Coalition’s release of Out of Reach 2007-2008. Although we were disheartened again today with the release by our friends at the Housing and […]

In New Jersey the housing crisis has always been self-evident. However, this weeks release of new census data the answer is now crystal clear. According to the data as reported today by the Star-Ledger, “Fully 17.1 percent of all New Jersey homeowners used half or more of their income to pay mortgages, property taxes and […]

This was published in today’s Herald News. Both sides declare victory in housing ruling Tuesday, May 22, 2007 By DENISA R. SUPERVILLE, HERALD NEWS MORRISTOWN — A state appellate court panel determined Monday that the New Jersey Meadowlands Commission was responsible for providing affordable housing in areas where it controls zoning. In an 18-page document, […]