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  • Princeton Borough Officials Recognized By Community Developers

    Princeton Borough Officials Recognized By Community Developers Municipal Trust Funds Aid in Creation of Affordable Homes  5/2/2012 Nonprofit community developer Princeton Community Housing (PCH) joined the Housing and Community Development Network...
  • Unanswered Questions on Municipal Trust Funds Remain

    Unanswered Questions on Municipal Trust Funds RemainDCA Commissioner to Testify at Senate Budget Hearing 4/17/2012Department of Community Affairs Acting Commissioner Richard Constable III will testify today before the Senate Budget and Appropriations Com...
  • Gov’s Budget Plans to Recapture Housing Funds Need Scrutiny

    Gov’s Budget Plans to Recapture Housing Funds Need Scrutiny DCA Commissioner to Testify at Assembly Budget Hearing4/2/2012Department of Community Affairs Acting Commissioner Richard Constable III will testify today before the Assembly Budget Committ...
  • Network Supports Tradition of Balanced, Bipartisan Court

    Network Supports Tradition of Balanced, Bipartisan Court 3/20/12 Following a press conference on judicial appointments today at the State Capitol Building, Housing and Community Development Network of New Jersey Director of Policy and Advocacy Staci Ber...
  • New Jersey Rental Homes Cost More in 2012

    New Jersey Rental Homes Cost More in 2012Out of Reach report underlines need to preserve housing budget3/13/2012According to a national report released today, New Jersey is the fourth most expensive place in the nation to rent a two bedroom apartment; Haw...
  • Network Applauds Decision to Uphold Fair Housing Act

    Network Applauds Decision to Uphold Fair Housing Act  Superior Court Rejects Christie COAH Reorganization 3/8/2012Following the announcement that the Superior Court’s Appellate Division has ruled against Governor Christie's reorganization of th...
  • Network Questions Christie Budget at Foreclosure Hearing

    Network Questions Christie Budget at Foreclosure Hearing3/5/2012After testifying at today's hearing of the Assembly Housing and Local Government Committee in support of  legislation to address the inventory of foreclosed homes in New Jersey, Housing ...
  • Lesniak Foreclosure Bill Moves to Senate Floor

    Lesniak Foreclosure Bill Moves to Senate Floor 2/16/2012 Following the passage of Senator Ray Lesniak's (D-Union) "New Jersey Residential Foreclosure Transformation Act" in the Senate Economic Growth Committee, Housing and Community Development Network ...
  • Network Commends Efforts to Tackle Foreclosures

    Network Commends Efforts to Tackle Foreclosures2/14/2012Following the news conference in which Senator Raymond Lesniak (D-Union) and Assemblyman Jerry Green (D-Union) discussed their legislation that addresses the inventory of foreclosed homes in New Jers...
  • Network Urges Court to Invalidate Christie's COAH Plan

    Network Urges Court to Invalidate Christie's COAH Plan  Asserts that Reorganization is in Violation of Fair Housing Act1/11/2012The Housing and Community Development Network of New Jersey (the Network), the Corporation for Supportive Housing (CSH),&n...
  • Event Offers Inspiration for Neighborhood Revitalization Efforts

    Event Offers Inspiration for Neighborhood Revitalization EffortsAssembly Speaker Oliver and Assemblyman Green Recognized for Community Development Leadership12/7/2011Today over 120 elected officials, members, and supporters of the Housing & Community ...
  • HOME Funding Invested in Providing Housing Opportunities in Morris County

    Federal HOME Program in Jeopardy Funding Invested in Providing Housing Opportunities in Morris County 11/14/2011 The impact of potential federal budget cuts to the HOME Investment Partnership Program in Morris County low income households was the topic o...
  • Federal HOME Program in Jeopardy

    Federal HOME Program in Jeopardy Funding Invested in Providing Housing Opportunities in Burlington County 10/26/2011The impact of potential federal budget cuts on Burlington County low income households was the topic of discussion today as housing develop...
  • Cities Devise Solutions For Abandoned Property Reuse

    Cities Devise Solutions For Abandoned Property Reuse   Officials from twelve NJ cities participate in Community Leadership Institute7/26/2011The Housing and Community Development Network of New Jersey (the Network), in partnership with the Cente...
  • A Dozen Nonprofits Press State Supreme Court to Affirm Key Aspects of the Mount Laurel Doctrine

    A Dozen Nonprofits Press State Supreme Court to Affirm Key Aspects of the Mount Laurel DoctrineUrge Support for Continuing Efforts to Provide Affordable Housing for All New Jersey Residents 6/17/2011 On June 15, 2011, representatives from twelve nonprof...
  • Despite Out of Reach, Senate to Vote on Bill Targeting Renters

    Despite Out of Reach, Senate to Vote on Bill Targeting Renters Legislation Penalizes Residents in Need of Affordable Living 5/20/2011 A bill that would impose additional fines for overcrowding in residential rental units is scheduled for a vote before th...
  • New Jersey Homes Are Out of Reach 2011, Advocates Tell Legislators

    New Jersey Homes Are Out of Reach 2011, Advocates Tell Legislators Urge Governor, Legislators to Preserve Funding for Housing Programs 5/19/2011At a Statehouse hearing today, housing advocates and New Jersey residents discussed the recent report that fou...
  • Report: Jersey Has Fourth Highest Rental Cost

      A new report finds New Jersey renters continue to find themselves overwhelmed and underpaid.The report finds Jersey rentals on average are the fourth-most expensive in the nation, requiring an average household wage of just over 51-thousand doll...
  • Renters Continue to Find Themselves Overwhelmed and Underpaid

    Renters Continue to Find Themselves Overwhelmed and UnderpaidNew Jersey's high cost of housing highlighted in 2011 Out of Reach report 5/2/2011According to a national report released today, the Housing Wage for New Jersey is $24.54 making the state the fo...
  • Community Advocates Join Mayor, State and County Leaders to Share the Pain of Budget Cuts, Urge Investment in Paterson and Urban Areas

    Passaic County Advocacy TeamCommunity Advocates Join Mayor, State and County Leaders to Share the Pain of Budget Cuts, Urge Investment in Paterson and Urban Areas 4/6/2011Community development leaders, and officials from all levels of government sounded ...