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  • Increasingly Out of Reach Rents an Obstacle to Build a Thriving NJ

    Increasingly Out of Reach Rents an Obstacle to Build a Thriving NJ Annual report ranks NJ sixth most expensive state 6/7/2017 According to the annual, national report released today, New Jersey is the sixth most expensive state to rent a home as rental ...
  • NJ Rental Market – Out of Reach?

    NJ Rental Market – Out of Reach?New report to detail rental affordability across NJWHAT: The Housing and Community Development Network of New Jersey (the Network) will release the 2017 Out of Reach results, the annual national study by the National ...
  • Statewide Code Blue Standards Signed Into Law

    Statewide Code Blue Standards Signed Into LawBill shelters homeless individuals during severe weather 5/11/2017 Governor Chris Christie has signed into law a bill that requires county emergency management coordinators to establish a Code Blue Program to...
  • TrumpCare Passage Jeopardizes Access to Quality, Affordable Care, says Network

    TrumpCare Passage Jeopardizes Access to Quality, Affordable Care, says Network5/4/2017In wake of vote on the American Health Care Act by the U.S. House of Representatives, the Housing and Community Development Network of New Jersey’s President and C...
  • Gubernatorial Candidates Endorse ‘Building a Thriving NJ’ in Union County

    Gubernatorial Candidates Endorse ‘Building a Thriving NJ’ in Union County Community leaders host candidates forum on housing affordability Candidates for local and state offices engaged with Union County residents and community leaders on so...
  • HUD Budget Cuts Put Over 3700 NJ Jobs at Risk

    HUD Budget Cuts Put Over 3700 NJ Jobs at Risk National association issues analysis of Trump budget economic impact 3/17/2017 Following the official release of President Trump’s proposed Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 budget for the Department of Housing an...
  • Report on NJ Lead in Drinking Water Response Shows State Slow on Remediation

    Report on NJ Lead in Drinking Water Response Shows State Slow on Remediation; Legislators & Advocates Call for Bulked Up State Response for Both Testing, Remediation & FundingState Deadline for School Lead Water Testing in July; Remediation Unansw...
  • Main Street at Risk under Proposed Trump Budget, says Network

    Main Street at Risk under Proposed Trump Budget, says NetworkInitial reports reveal $6 billion cut to housing agency 3/9/2017 Preliminary budget documents released today reveal a proposed $6 billion cut by the Trump Administration to the Department of H...
  • Three Quarters Extremely Low-Income NJ Residents Pay Over Half Their Income on Rent

    Three Quarters Extremely Low-Income NJ Residents Pay Over Half Their Income on RentDemand for affordable rentals outpaces supply according to new national study 3/2/2017 According to a national report, 75 percent of New Jersey’s extremely low inco...
  • City of Elizabeth Supports Effort to Build a Thriving NJ

    City of Elizabeth Supports Effort to Build a Thriving NJCouncil approve resolution urging state officials to invest in affordable homes 2/23/2017 The City of Elizabeth City Council, with the support of Mayor J. Christian Bollwage, have voted this week i...
  • NJ Legislature Approves Code Blue Program for Counties

    NJ Legislature Approves Code Blue Program for CountiesBill to shelter homeless individuals during inclement weather heads to governor 2/13/2017 The New Jersey State Senate voted in favor of a bill that requires county emergency management coordinators t...
  • Struggling Sandy Homeowners Win Foreclosure Relief

    Struggling Sandy Homeowners Win Foreclosure ReliefSandy foreclosure moratorium becomes law2/10/2017 After vetoing previous efforts, Governor Chris Christie today signed into law legislation that provides foreclosure protection to homeowners with property...
  • Childhood Lead Prevention Advocates Applaud Newly Signed Law

    Childhood Lead Prevention Advocates Applaud Newly Signed LawRequires NJ regulations to be consistent with federal health agency 2/6/2017 Governor Chris Christie today signed into law a bill that would require New Jersey Department of Health regulations ...
  • Hudson County Freeholders Unanimously Support Effort to Build a Thriving New Jersey

    Hudson County Freeholders Unanimously Support Effort to Build a Thriving New Jersey Approve resolution urging state officials to invest in affordable homes 2/3/2017 The Hudson County Board of Chosen Freeholders voted unanimously this week in favor of ad...
  • High Court Decision Creates a More Affordable NJ, says Network

    High Court Decision Creates a More Affordable NJ, says NetworkNJ Supreme Court rules towns must account for ‘gap period’ 1/18/2017 In wake of today’s ruling by the New Jersey Supreme Court regarding the fair housing gap period, the Hou...
  • Assembly Committee Approves Lead Prevention Bills

    Assembly Committee Approves Lead Prevention BillsAdvocates urge legislative leaders to support home inspection changes to prevent childhood lead poisoning 1/12/2017 The New Jersey Assembly Housing and Community Development Committee today voted in favor...
  • NJ Legislature Sends Sandy Foreclosure Bill to Governor

    NJ Legislature Sends Sandy Foreclosure Bill to GovernorHousing advocates urge Christie to sign moratorium on foreclosures for Sandy impacted homeowners 12/19/2016 The New Jersey Senate unanimously voted in favor of legislation that would provide a tempo...
  • Over 50 Advocacy Groups Call on NJ Assembly to Advance Lead Prevention Bills

    Over 50 Advocacy Groups Call on NJ Assembly to Advance Lead Prevention BillsLeaders urge passage of home inspection changes to prevent childhood lead poisoning 12/13/2016 An array of housing, health, childhood and other community advocates asked leaders...
  • Healthy Homes & Communities (2)

    The Network and Healthy Homes The Network serves as the New Jersey platform bridging the gap between health outcomes and housing policy. Health issues and health itself is part of the commun...
  • Resources for Families and Children

      COVID-19 Resources for Families and ChildrenFAQ on CARES Act and ImmigrantsInternet Options for Low Income HouseholdsNorth Jersey Community ResourcesState of NJ Parent Link for COVID-19 Resources Emergency Childcare for Essential WorkersSe...