Housing Advocates Celebrate Murphy Administration's $60 Million Announcement to Build A Thriving New Jersey;Affordable Housing Trust Fund Release Turns Page on Christie-Era Budgeting 

The Housing and Community Development Network of NJ ("the Network"), the statewide association of nonprofit community developers and housing advocates, cheered today's announcement from Gov. Philip M. Murphy and Lt. Gov. Sheila Y. Oliver that detailed the disbursement of the $60 million from the state's Affordable Housing Trust Fund (AHTF). The AHTF, which supports the creation of affordable homes for New Jersey families, seniors and people with disabilities through the collection of realty transfer fees, had been diverted for nearly a decade before being restored in the FY2020 budget. On the announcement, Network President and CEO Staci Berger issued the following statement...read more

For more information about DCA and the Affordable Housing Trust Fund guidlines, visit https://nj.gov/dca/ or follow the Department on social media.

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Tell Gov. Murphy to Protect NJ's Most Vunnerable Residents by Signing Code Blue and Mold Inspection Bills

By Matt Hersh - January 16, 2020

Thanks to the tireless advocacy of Network members and partners, we passed three of our priority bills at the end of the "lame duck" legislative session. Your calls and emails got the Code Blue improvements, which protect residents during cold months, and legislation to address mold in our homes and schools, to the Governor's desk. 

We're not done yet, though! Call Governor Murphy at 609-292-6000 and urge him to sign S3511, S3422, and S2897.

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