Edison is ranked the 10th most expensive metro area for rental housing with a fair market rent (FMR) of $1,495 for a two-bedroom apartment.
Restoring the rest – which Congress should prioritize in their fall negotiations over the FY16 budget – will likely require relief from sequestration
Households who must devote more than 50% of their income to rent will rise 11% by 2025, according to Harvard’s Joint Center for Housing Studies.
In New Jersey, there were, 10,303 homeless students in 2013-2014 – an alarming 19% increase over the prior year an and all time record.
Congress returned from recess on September 8th with just ten legislative days before the start of the 2016 fiscal year on Thursday, October 1, 2015.
The Urban Institute’s Housing Tax and Transfer Programs Decrease Inequality study finds that direct housing subsidies reduce income inequality.
On September 8, 2015, HUD published the Proposed Fair Market Rents for the Housing Choice Voucher Program for FY 2016 in the Federal Register.
With additional funding, public housing authorities could raise the maximum rent for vouchers and help more families move to saver neighborhoods.
If automatic, sequestration cuts aren’t stopped, a Morris County team of 12 homeless outreach case managers here could lose two members.
We know that ending homelessness – especially for families – is a challenge of housing affordability. What’s needed are permanent housing subsidies.