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Fair Share Housing Center Applauds Governor Murphy’s Commitment to Affordable Housing in 2024 State of the State Address

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 9, 2024 Contact: Alex Staropoli, (914) 469-0060, alexstaropoli@fairsharehousing.org   Fair Share Housing Center Applauds Governor Murphy’s Commitment to Affordable Housing in 2024 State of the State Address   This afternoon, in his 2024 State of the State Address, Governor Murphy expressed his commitment to eliminating New Jersey’s shortage of affordable homes by signing […]

Assembly Housing Committee Approves Major Affordable Housing Legislation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDecember 18, 2023 Contact:Jag Davies, (786) 393-8100, jag.davies@gmail.com Press Statement: Legislation Introduced to Update Enforcement of the Mt. Laurel Doctrine, NJ’s Groundbreaking Affordable Housing Model TRENTON – Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin, Senate President Nicholas Scutari, Senator Troy Singleton, and Assemblywoman Yvonne Lopez held a press conference this morning to announce legislation that will set a course for future […]

Legislation Introduced to Update Enforcement of the Mt. Laurel Doctrine, NJ’s Groundbreaking Affordable Housing Model

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDecember 18, 2023 Contact:Jag Davies, (786) 393-8100, jag.davies@gmail.com Press Statement: Legislation Introduced to Update Enforcement of the Mt. Laurel Doctrine, NJ’s Groundbreaking Affordable Housing Model TRENTON – Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin, Senate President Nicholas Scutari, Senator Troy Singleton, and Assemblywoman Yvonne Lopez held a press conference this morning to announce legislation that will set a course for future […]

Critical Legislation and Corresponding Investments in State Budget Will Help Address Housing Needs, Assist in Closing Racial Wealth Gap

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 30th, 2023   Contact: Martina Manicastri, martinamanicastri@fairsharehousing.org   The signing of bills S3780/A5415 and S3991/A5596 on First-Generation Homebuyer Down Payment Assistance and the creation of an Urban Preservation Program alongside the state budget’s corresponding historic investments in these new programs and other housing needs, is an important step towards closing the […]

Legislators Join Hurricane Ida Survivors in Calling for a Halt on Mortgage Payments with a New Bill Passing Out of Committee in the New Jersey State Senate

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 8th, 2023   Contact: Cameron Foster, cameron@newjerseyop.org, (640)-208-0118   Hurricane Ida survivors and Sen. Singleton, Sen. Zwicker, Asw. Jaffer, Asm. Atkins and Asw. Carter team up to alleviate the financial burden on struggling families.   TRENTON – On May 8, 2023, Hurricane Ida and Superstorm Sandy survivors from the New Jersey Organizing […]

New Report Details Recent Success of New Jersey’s Groundbreaking Fair Housing Model

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 26th, 2023   Contact: Jag Davies, (786) 393-8100   NJ’s Mt. Laurel Doctrine Has Led to Creation of Over 21,000 Affordable Homes in Historically Exclusionary Communities Since 2015. How Can Policymakers & Advocates Across U.S. Dismantle Exclusionary Zoning?  Today, Fair Share Housing Center is releasing a new, first-of-its-kind report, Dismantling Exclusionary […]

Watch: Leading Luminaries Discuss Residential Segregation — And How to Dismantle It

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 23rd, 2023 Contact: Jag Davies, (786) 393-8100   Watch: Leading Luminaries Discuss Residential Segregation – And How to Dismantle It  Speakers Examine Solutions to Segregation Upon Release of Matt Desmond’s Highly-Anticipated New Book Poverty, by America  What Can Policymakers & Advocates Learn From New Jersey’s Groundbreaking Fair Housing Model?    At an […]

Fair Share Housing Center Applauds HUD’s Advancement of Critical Fair Housing Rule

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 20th, 2023   Contact: Alex Staropoli, (914) 469-0060, alexstaropoli@fairsharehousing.org   Fair Share Housing Center Applauds HUD’s Advancement of Critical Fair Housing Rule   Yesterday, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development released proposed changes to the Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) rule. According to HUD, the proposed rule is intended to […]