The op-ed in The Hill, “The Affordable Housing Crisis and its Connection to the Gap between Wages and Rent,” includes data from NLIHC’s 2017 Out of Reach.
The affordable housing crisis in New Jersey and across the country has reached new heights and now is the time to mobilize for our homes, out voices.
According to Out of Reach a family must earn an hourly wage of $27.31, far more than the state’s average hourly wage of $17.86 or the $8.44 minimum wage.
For those who were unable to attend the NLIHC 2017 Housing Policy Forum, video recordings of all the plenary sessions are now available online.
Housing Not Handcuffs is a new campaign fights against the criminalization of homelessness and for ensuring people have access to affordable housing.