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 […]

End of Year Low-Income Housing Tax Credits Support Critical Affordable Housing Projects Throughout the State

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 6th, 2023   Contact: Alex Staropoli, (914) 469-0060, alexstaropoli@fairsharehousing.org   End of Year Low-Income Housing Tax Credits Support Critical Affordable Housing Projects Throughout the State  In late December, the New Jersey Housing Mortgage & Finance Agency released the 2022 Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Reservation List for Family, Senior, Supportive Housing, and […]

Fair Share Housing Center to Honor Senator Singleton, Assemblywoman Timberlake, and Ironbound Community Corporation at Celebration in New Brunswick

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 13th, 2022 Contact: Alex Staropoli, (914) 469-0060, alexstaropoli@fairsharehousing.org Fair Share Housing Center to Honor Senator Singleton, Assemblywoman Timberlake, and Ironbound Community Corporation at Celebration Thursday Evening in New Brunswick NEW BRUNSWICK – This evening, at The Heldrich Hotel in New Brunswick, Fair Share Housing Center will host Building an Inclusive New Jersey—a […]

FSHC Statement in Response to Jersey City Overlay

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 14th, 2022   Contact: Alex Staropoli, (914) 469-0060, alexstaropoli@fairsharehousing.org   FSHC Statement in Response to Jersey City Overlay  Last night, the Jersey City Council passed an Affordable Housing Overlay ordinance. In response to its passage, Adam Gordon, Executive Director of Fair Share Housing Center released the following statement: “Congratulations to Mayor Fulop, Council […]

New Report from Fair Share Housing Center Calls on State to Leverage Funding Programs and Land to Create More Affordable Homes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 28th, 2022 Contact: Alex Staropoli, (914) 469-0060, alexstaropoli@fairsharehousing.org New Report from Fair Share Housing Center Calls on State to Leverage Funding Programs and Land to Create More Affordable Homes CHERRY HILL – Earlier today, Fair Share Housing Center released a report titled, Untapped Resources: How New Jersey Can Leverage State Financing and […]

Advocates Tell Lawmakers The Current Affordable Housing Process Works – Now Is Not The Time To Go Backwards​

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 15th, 2022 Contact: Alex Staropoli, (914) 469-0060, alexstaropoli@fairsharehousing.org Advocates Tell Lawmakers the Current Affordable Housing Process Works – Now is Not the Time to Go Backwards TRENTON–Today, during an Assembly Housing Committee hearing on the upcoming fourth round of Mount Laurel affordable housing obligations, advocates testified to the success of the […]

Fair Share Housing Center Commends Senator Ron Rice For His Commitment To Public Service And The People Of New Jersey

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 22nd, 2022 Contact: Alex Staropoli, (914) 469-0060, alexstaropoli@fairsharehousing.org Fair Share Housing Center Commends Senator Ron Rice for His Commitment to Public Service and the People of New Jersey Today, in response to Senator Ronald Rice’s retirement announcement, Fair Share Housing Centerissued the following statement. Rev. Eric Dobson, DeputyDirector: “Fair Share Housing […]

Advocates Applaud Final Passage Of Strengthened Inclusionary Zoning Ordinance In Newark​

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 26th, 2022   Contact: Drew Curtis, 201-736-5817 Advocates Applaud Final Passage of Strengthened Inclusionary Zoning Ordinance in Newark   NEWARK, NJ-Yesterday, the Newark City Council voted to approve a strengthened Inclusionary Zoning Ordinance (IZO) that will safeguard affordable housing in Newark. The updated ordinance requires a 20% set-aside for affordable housing […]

Appellate Division Upholds Englewood Cliff’s Affordable Housing Settlement Agreement​

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 15th, 2022   Contact: Alex Staropoli, (914) 469-0060, alexstaropoli@fairsharehousing.org APPELLATE DIVISION UPHOLDS ENGLEWOOD CLIFF’S AFFORDABLE HOUSING SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT   Earlier today, the Appellate Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey sided with Fair Share Housing Center when it found Englewood Cliffs in violation of their settlement agreement under the Mount […]