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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 […]

Fair Share Housing Center Applauds Affordable Housing Investments In Fiscal Year 2023 Budget​

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 29th, 2022 Contact: Alex Staropoli, (914) 469-0060, alexstaropoli@fairsharehousing.org FAIR SHARE HOUSING CENTER APPLAUDS AFFORDABLE HOUSING INVESTMENTS IN FISCAL YEAR 2023 BUDGET Earlier today, the New Jersey Legislature passed the Fiscal Year2023 budget. The budget now awaits the Governor’s signature. In response to the advancement of the budget, Fair Share Housing Center […]

Appellate Division Upholds Hoboken’s Inclusionary Zoning Ordinance​

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 9th, 2022   Contact: Alex Staropoli, (914) 469-0060, alexstaropoli@fairsharehousing.org APPELLATE DIVISION UPHOLDS HOBOKEN’S INCLUSIONARY ZONING ORDINANCE   Earlier today, the Appellate Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey upheld Hoboken’s inclusionary zoning ordinance that requires a 10 percent affordable housing set-aside in new residential developments. The full opinion can be […]

Civil Rights Leaders Say No To Increasing Law Enforcement Officers To Address Public Safety Concerns​

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 25th, 2022   Contact: Racheal Smith, (206) 591-1936, racheal@sandsj.org Alex Staropoli, (914) 469-0060, alexstaropoli@fairsharehousing.org   CIVIL RIGHTS LEADERS SAY NO TO INCREASING LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS TO ADDRESS PUBLIC SAFETY CONCERNS Today marks the two-year anniversary since the murder of George Floyd and subsequent community demands for police accountability across the nation […]

Fair Share Housing Center Names Frank Argote-Freyre As New Board Chair​

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 12th, 2022   Contact: Alex Staropoli, (914) 469-0060, alexstaropoli@fairsharehousing.org   Fair Share Housing Center Names Frank Argote-Freyre as New Board Chair   NEW JERSEY–The Fair Share Housing Center announced today the election of Frank Argote-Freyre as the new Chair of the organization’s Board of Directors. Argote-Freyre succeeds Colandus “Kelly” Francis, who […]

Fair Share Statement In Response To HUDs Announcement To Evaluate Barriers To Housing For Individuals With Justice System Involvement​

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 14th, 2022   Contact: Alex Staropoli, (914) 469-0060, alexstaropoli@fairsharehousing.org   Fair Share Housing Center Applauds Secretary Marcia Fudge’s Internal Directive to Evaluate HUD Policy Barriers to Housing for Individuals with Justice System Involvement New Jersey’s Fair Chance in Housing Act Provides a Model Framework for How HUD Can Further Protect Individuals […]

Fair Share Statement In Response To Governor Murphy’s Appropriation To Rehabilitate Affordable Housing Damaged By Hurricane Ida​

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 29th, 2022   Contact: Alex Staropoli, (914) 469-0060, alexstaropoli@fairsharehousing.org   FAIR SHARE HOUSING CENTER APPLAUDS GOVERNOR MURPHY AND THE LEGISLATURE FOR APPROPRIATING $25 MILLION TO REHABILITATE AFFORDABLE HOUSING PROJECTS IMPACTED BY HURRICANE IDA     Yesterday, Governor Murphy signed legislation(S1802)to appropriate $25 million to the New JerseyHousing and Mortgage Finance Agencyto […]