As a candidate, Murphy promised to end raids on an affordable-housing trust fund. His proposed budget would take $20 million
‘Housing insecurity continues to be one of the greatest threats to the health and wellbeing of New Jerseyans’
Housing campaigners still predict surging evictions when Murphy’s moratorium ends, even after more help from Washington
Some landlords have changed locks on tenants or shut off utilities without their knowledge.
An annual homeless count, found an increase in the number of people without a permanent home in 2020.
There are currently 60,000 pending evictions across the state, according to the state judiciary, 14,000 of them in Newark alone.
Some advocates fear that money intended to create and preserve affordable housing could go to higher-income homebuyers
Advocates warn of mass evictions once the health emergency passes; opponents say measure could force some landlords into bankruptcy
Advocates say 35,000 eviction claims have been filed in New Jersey and 100,000 could be filed. Both housing advocates and property owners are relying on ...
The measure would give pandemic-hit tenants up to 30 months to make up missed payments. Landlords say it would cause bankruptcies
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