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  • January 18th 2022

    Addressing Racial Wealth Disparities in NJ Must Be a Priority in 2022

    Posted by Laura Denker

    In 2021, Governor Murphy a Wealth Disparity Task Force to address New Jerseys glaring racial disparities between white people and people of color. This Task Force looks to address wealth disparities through five working groups: housing, education, economy, criminal justice, and health care. The need for this Task Force was long overdue. The hope is that the Task Force will not be a token gesture by this administration but a provided opportunity to provide concrete recommendations that address the needs of New Jerseyans, particularly communities of color. (more)

  • December 16th 2020

    Fair Housing Bill Crucial Test of Whether Speaker Coughlin Stands For Racial Justice

    Posted by Anthony Campisi

    This week, the General Assembly is facing a crucial test over whether it can meet the promises Speaker Craig Coughlin and other leaders made in the wake of the summer’s Black Lives Matter protests to prioritize criminal justice reform and dismantle systemic racism. (more)

  • August 28th 2020

    Englewood Cliffs’ Mayor Tries to Fine Resident for Peacefully Protesting Housing Segregation

    Posted by Elorm Ocansey

    Fair Share Housing Center issued the following statement in response to the news reports about Englewood Cliffs’ attempt to fine residents for exercising their constitutional right to protest. (more)

  • July 23rd 2020

    The Potential Impact of COVID-19 Related Evictions in New Jersey - Stout Report

    Posted by Elorm Ocansey

    The economic fallout of COVID-19 has financially strained households throughout the country, including those in New Jersey. As is often the case, the most vulnerable populations are negatively impacted the most and face uncertain circumstances around necessities like housing, healthcare, and education. The following are key findings from Stout’s “Potential Impact of COVID-19 Related Evictions in New Jersey” report. (more)

  • April 23rd 2020

    Statement on Lambertville Fair Share Plan

    Posted by Anthony Campisi

    Given the significant attention to the plans for affordable housing in Lambertville, Fair Share Housing Center wishes to address how the current Fair Share Plan being considered by Lambertville evolved over the past five years and statements that have been made regarding Fair Share Housing Center’s positions on affordable housing in Lambertville. (more)