NLIHC has released updated Congressional District Profiles for 2014 that includes NJ’s three (3) newest members of the 114th Congress.
NJ voted along party lines with all six Republicans voting in favor and all Democrats except Congressman Holt, who did not vote, voting no.
NJ’s congressional delegation should lead the effort for increased voucher funding so that everyone in New Jersey has a home that they can afford.
The Senate “minibus” bill that carried the T-HUD appropriations was pulled from the Senate floor and action may wait until after the 4th of July.
The bill incorporates the United for Homes campaign proposal to reform the mortgage interest deduction and applies the majority of the savings to the National Housing Trust Fund, has 12 co-sponsors.
We need your Member of Congress to know that you support increases to the federal programs that can help Dasani, and thousands of children like her, to escape homelessness.
Sequestration relief would be distributed evenly between defense and non-defense discretionary spending and would likely result in more funding for Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) programs in the upcoming years.
With the holidays coming up, it is crunch time to make sure that every Member knows the importance of HUD’s McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Grants in their communities as they work on these bills.
The House plans to introduce a full-year FY14 stopgap funding measure, at the relatively low $967 billion topline spending level outlined in the initial House FY14 Budget Resolution.
The NOFA, and the cuts it contains, offers a unique opportunity to get a very strong message to Congress: cuts to homeless assistance programs are simply unacceptable.