Murphy Prioritizes Affordable Homes and Lead Prevention
Inauguration speech applauded by community developers


In his remarks delivered during his inauguration today, Governor Phil Murphy emphasized the need for creating homes that are affordable and safe from the danger of lead. On the speech, Network President and Chief Executive Officer Staci Berger issued the following statement:

“We applaud Governor Murphy on his positive comments today and for recognizing the need for safe, decent, and affordable homes in New Jersey. Policies that protect children from lead poisoning and create more affordable home opportunities are integral for the state’s economy to prosper. We look forward to working with the Murphy Administration to make NJ a safe and affordable place we can all call home.”

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The Housing and Community Development Network of New Jersey is the statewide association of more than 250 community development corporations, individuals and other organizations that support the creation of affordable homes, economic opportunities, and strong communities. For more information on the Network, visit

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