On Eighth Anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, People’s Bill Advances; COVID Impacted Homeowners and Renters Face Tsunami of Evictions

On Eighth Anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, People’s Bill Advances; COVID Impacted Homeowners and Renters Face Tsunami of Evictions – InsiderNJ, 10/29/20 TRENTON – The New Jersey Senate today approved a series of amendments to the “People’s Bill,” an unprecedented piece of legislation that would keep families impacted by COVID-19 in their homes by preventing foreclosures Read More »

Let’s Get Sandy Families Home

It’s been 8 long years since Superstorm Sandy. In those years, some of us were able to get home, others lost their homes forever, and some of us are still fighting to get home. Two years ago, on the 6th Sandy Anniversary, we stood with Governor Murphy as a new $50 million supplemental funding program Read More »

Keep families Home for the Holidays.

As the holiday season approaches us, families are still struggling to keep a roof over their heads. The Covid pandemic has impacted New Jersayans to extreme levels and the numbers are once again on the rise. It’s hard enough to survive the times we are living in but now we have to explain to our Read More »

Letter: Be Prepared

Letter: Be Prepared by Chuck Griffin, Sandpaper 10/28/20 To the Editor: We need to accept that COVID-19 makes everything more difficult. Schools, work, groceries … everything has become a challenge. We also need to accept that climate change is a reality. New Jersey has been experiencing more severe weather every year, and we know it is Read More »

8 Years Since Sandy: Weary but Determined

Over these eight years we have experienced so much as an organization and won so many things, including rental assistance programs, a Mortgage forbearance, and supplemental funding. But Sandy families are still struggling to get home, and most of our communities are no better prepared for storms and rising seas than we were in 2012. Read More »

We endorse Congressman Kim for CD3!

NJOP is a non-profit grassroots organization made up of people like you.  We build community power to win the solutions we need.  Nothing about us without us. If we’re not part of figuring out solutions and fighting for our families and communities – then they’re not likely to be real solutions that work for us. Read More »