Demanding that policymakers cut spending and/or raise taxes even when the economy slows is the opposite of what is needed to stabilize a weak economy and avert recessions.
The House is at a stalemate in advancing its proposed budget resolution approved by the Budget Committee in March 2016 in a party-line vote.
There are no major cuts, a few programs received funding increases and the bill ensures continued assistance to households currently served by HUD.
The NHTF is the first new affordable housing production program in a generation, and it’s the first to focus on extremely low income families.
Having a criminal record is too often a barrier to housing and puts many people, and disproportionately African Americans, at risk of homelessness.
On April 13, 2016, the Housing and Community Development Network is hosting , “Effective Voter Registration Efforts for New Jersey” at 10:00 a.m.
NJ Hill Day focused on policy priorities to create homes families can afford and end homelessness and invite members to the Congressional Reception.
In New Jersey there is a shortage of 191,401 affordable and available units for ELI households living at or below 30% of area media income.
There is more to be done to address housing and community development needs, but H.R. 3700 represents solid progress in the right direction.
Let us together break the silence and advocate for a budget that creates homes people can afford and makes ending homelessness in budget priority!