NJ Governor’s Conference on Housing and Economic Development which will take place September 19-20, 2016 in Atlantic City.
Our decisions about housing policy must be at the forefront of any kind of economic said Congressman Bill Pascrell. You need shelter before you can work.
The National Housing Trust Fund exists to create and maintain rental homes that are affordable and available to the lowest income households in America.
In a state like NJ, finding an affordable place to call home can be terribly difficult. The housing modernization bill will address this crisis.
HTF expansion, according to the DNC, would “not only address the affordable housing crisis, it would create millions of good paying jobs in the process.”
On June 29 the Housing Development Corporation of Bergen County and the American Legion Post 269 broke ground on Emerson Veterans Affordable Housing.
A record number of renters are paying more than half their incomes for housing, and the need for more housing affordability for rental housing is urgent.
The Housing for Homeless Students Act, would allow full-time students who are homeless to qualify for rental housing in LIHTC properties.
Frank Pallone is concerned that the GSEs lack of adequate capital buffers could put funding for the national Housing Trust Fund (HTF) at risk.
Housing counseling is instrumental in helping individuals in NJ, which leads the nation in foreclosures, to help homeowners and renters stay in their homes.