The RSC’s plan aims to “modernize America’s social safety net and empower individuals through work” and streamlining affordable housing programs.
Bill Pascrell (D-9), Albio Sires (D-8) and Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-12) signed Rep. Fudge’s (D-OH) letter supporting $1.2B in robust HOME funding.
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.
Journey to Community Housing is for individuals with disabilities and their families and provides guidance about community housing and supports.
The lack of affordable housing is forcing low-income renters to choose between apartments they can’t afford or those that aren’t in the best shape.
The overwhelming demand for affordable housing has put a tremendous strain on public housing programs and on the families waiting for housing.
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.
It’s easy to assume that additional fair housing opportunities solves one, simple problem: providing homes for individuals who struggle to cover rent.
Median rental costs in NJ have jumped by more than 6% since 2011. As of 2014, one in four working renter households were severely cost burdened.
We are deeply troubled by recent demands from mayors of wealthy towns for the reinstatement of Regional Contribution Agreements.