Jonathan Salant writes about eleven ways that New Jersey will lose out with President Trump’s proposed federal budget for the year beginning on October 1, 2018.
housing choice vouchers
Length of Stay in Assisted Housing, examined the length of time that households receive assistance from one of six HUD programs for low income households, including Housing Choice Vouchers (HCVs.)
During a government shutdown, approximately 96% of HUD’s 7,797 staff would be furloughed; just 289 employees are currently classified as “excepted” and would continue working.
On January 17, 2018, the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities’ Doug Rice write a blog post “Strengthening Federal Rental Aid Should Be 2018 Budget Priority.”
“Ten years ago, I was living in a car. Housing vouchers are a blessing to me. I have been sober for eight years and had surgery to restore my eyesight.”