On March 22, 2018, U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson testified at a Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
Overall, the bill increases HUD program funding for affordable housing by $4.7 billion, or nearly 11 percent. Join us in July for the 2018 Congressional Reception and support a place to call home for everyone in NJ.
Sen. Booker said the Better Care Reconciliation Act was never intended to give better health coverage, it was crafted to increase the wealth of the few.
If Obamacare is repealed over half a million low-income NJ residents would lose their health care coverage and the state will lose $3B dollars per year.
With the exception of South Dakota which has one CoC, no other state out-performed NJ in receiving an increase in HUD funding to end homelessness.