Photos from the July 13, 2016, Congressional Reception when over 350 advocates traveled to Washington, DC for NJ Hill Day to to call for No Housing Cuts.
On July 13, 2016, over 350 advocates traveled to Washington, DC for NJ Hill Day to meet with the Congressional delegates to call for No Housing Cuts.
In a state like NJ, finding an affordable place to call home can be terribly difficult. The housing modernization bill will address this crisis.
Now is the time to contact Senators Cory Booker and Bob Menendez to urge prompt passage of the THUD spending bill without controversial riders.
U.S. Senators Cory Booker and Robert Menendez signed a letter supporting $2.664 billion for HUD’s McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Grants.
Both Senators Robert Menendez and Cory Booker voted for the package and all House members except for Congressman Garrett and Lance voted in favor.
The fight to Increase funding for housing programs – Housing Choice Vouchers, Homelessness Assistance and HOME – does not end with the budget deal.
The Senate Appropriations Committee is scheduled to vote on the THUD Budget on Thursday, June 25th Please call or email Senators Booker and Menendez.
The June 5 letter expresses the Senators’ opposition to the raid the NHTF and use the funds to make up for cutting the appropriation to HOME.
Now is the time to ask Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker to renew and restore voucher funding and make homelessness assistance a priority.