One thing Mr. Watt can do right away is to require Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac ,to pay into the National Housing Trust Fund, which was created by Congress in 2008 but was never financed.
Too many of our neighbors are still couch surfing or living in homes that need to be repaired. They deserve better and we can and must do better.
Poverty is ultimately a result of failings at economic and political levels rather than individual shortcomings. Most of the poor have both worked and will work again.
Experts gave their opinions around “What programs could increase the amount of affordable homes in New York and elsewhere?” The NHTF was one of the primary answers.
The families that migrated to Mount Laurel – earning from 10 to 60 percent of median income — obtained more than a nicer house. They secured a new lease on life.
A potential default on the nation’s obligations drawing very near as the Thursday deadline fast approaches, many of us may be asking, “What Exactly is the Debt Ceiling?
All of the GOP members from NJ voted in favor of the CR and all Democrats voted no except for Congressman Rush Holt who did not vote.
House Republicans, including all 6 from NJ, approved a continuing resolution on Friday that “would strip all funding for President Obama’s health care law, setting up another fiscal showdown.”
Congressmen Frank LoBiondo and Chris Smith joined all the Democratic members of the NJ House Delegation in opposing a $40B cut in food stamps over the next decade.
Mr. Boehner had promised he would bring a bill to finance transportation and housing programs to the floor in September after an ugly defeat in July.