Archive for Tag: New Jersey renters

Affordable housing bills advanced yesterday ignore renters, says DePhillips. ‘There’s a better way.’

TRENTON, N.J. – While rent is increasing at record paces in New Jersey and far above the national average, the state Assembly isn’t taking action to provide more relief for renters, despite considering a slate of bills intended to make housing more affordable Thursday. Assemblyman Christopher DePhillips says helping renters...

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DePhillips asks speaker to support bill helping renters make ends meet

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Christopher DePhillips sent a letter to Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin yesterday asking him to post a bill that increases the property tax deduction for tenants to 30% of rent from 18%. “Helping renters, often among the working poor and middle class, is a bipartisan initiative,” wrote...

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