We need real COVID-19 Relief NOW

We need pandemic relief that meets the moment. The reality is if we want to put an end to this public health and economic crisis, Congress must send trillions of dollars out the door as soon as humanly possible. People need to work safely, pay the rent, they need to put food on the table. Read More »

Clawbacks Update

UPDATE 1/28/2021: We have a new opportunity to push for RREM clawback forgiveness at the Federal Level – where the problem started in the first place. We are hopeful new HUD leadership will work with us on this. Last year was a tough year.  For many of us, COVID-19 was the disaster on top of 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 »

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 »

Community Captains Make a Difference

When COVID hit, we knew we were going to have to find new ways to meet people where they are in another disaster.  We wanted to battle the isolation and shame we have seen stop people facing disasters share their experiences and come together for solutions.  We want to thank the amazing 18 captains we Read More »

Care Our Communities Deserve

REGISTER NOW Join us and special guest Congressman Andy Kim on Monday, August 31st at 5pm, International Overdose Awareness Day, for Care our Communities Deserve: A Roundtable for Affordable Drugs and Treatments.  We’ll have a community discussion about the solutions we’re fighting for to lower the cost of prescription drugs, increase access to medically assisted Read More »

Not One More

REGISTER NOW Before we were facing the COVID-19 pandemic, New Jerseyans were facing another disaster – the overdose crisis. And now amid COVID-19, we are experiencing an uptick in overdose deaths across New Jersey and the US. In just the first few months of 2020, New Jersey has seen an increase in overdose deaths by Read More »