July 25, 2018 Congressional Reception

“No Cuts to Housing” and Opportunity Starts at Home Themes of Congressional Reception

Building on the success of the 2016 and 2017 New Jersey Congressional Receptions planning has begun for the July 25, 2018 Reception.

Register today to attend the Congressional Reception. Everyone needs to register even if you are traveling on your own.

Last year’s theme was “No Cuts to Housing.” Cuts are hurting our communities that serve low-income families, the homeless and those with special needs. This year will have two themes. The second will be Opportunity Starts at Home
As Diane Yentel said when she spoke at the 2017 Supportive Housing Conference “the reception was one of the best advocacy initiatives of 2017 and it helped to make a difference.”

The impact of sequestration and budget cuts has reduced the budget of the Housing and Urban Development (HUD) as well as other domestic programs. The lack of affordable homes and the resources needed to maintain existing public housing has created an affordable housing state of emergency in NJ.

How can you help make the July 25, 2018 Congressional Reception a Success?

The success of the Receptions is based on the support of our partners.

In 2017 we had thirty-eight partners, two national donors and a dozen bus sponsor donors.

We need more this year to ensure the success of the event.

We have two partner levels:

  • $400 (max) Community Sponsor
  • $800 (max) Capitol Sponsor

For more information email us or click here for the online partner registration form.

Photos and Videos from the 2018 Congressional Reception

We have shared 234 photos from last years event. 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.


In addition, we have shared 21 videos from the event. All of the Congressional Reception videos were taken by Jay Everett. Please share and/or use them on your website, social media or other materials. All we ask is to credit the source and person.

Monarch Housing Associates was one of many partners for this event.

Click here if you would like to become a partner for 2019 or if you have questions.

You can follow the coverage of the Congressional Reception in the news on Twitter and Facebook at #NJHillDay, #NoHousingCuts and #OurHomesOurVoices as well as on our website.

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