With stagnant wages and skyrocketing rents, we face a severe affordable housing crisis and need a bipartisan anti-poverty and ending homelessness plan.
Kids County NJ indicates we have made progress with children having health insurance and school breakfast, but too many families still live in poverty.
Today, a family of three only receives a maximum of $424 a month – the same amount as 29 years ago. Now is the time to increase TANF in NJ.
Koubiadis is deeply committed to identifying and breaking down barriers that prevent many residents from meeting their basic necessities for themselves and their families.
This research reveals the structural unfairness of burdening our cities with the overwhelming task of addressing concentrated poverty, while resources keep shrinking.
New Jersey must redirect its policy priorities, away from lucrative tax breaks to corporations and the rich and towards struggling families who only want a fair shot.
Even as the economy has progressed and gotten better, and people have gone back to work, hunger is still a really prevalent problem in NJ.
The RSC’s plan aims to “modernize America’s social safety net and empower individuals through work” and streamlining affordable housing programs.
With increased voucher funding, more low- and very low-income households living in poverty would have access to affordable housing.
Non-defense spending in the House Budget would fall to 2.8% of the gross domestic product and would continue to fall to record lows.