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 »

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 »

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 »

We are one step closer to Clawback Forgiveness

By Jody Stewart UPDATE: Congressman Van Drew has signed on to the HR6765 “Security after Sandy” Act.Thank you all for making calls, and emailing, and sharing your stories.  Because of YOUR efforts an additional co-sponsor – Congressman Van Drew – signed on to HR6765!  It’s also very exciting because we now have bi-partisan support – Read More »

Standing up for our Homes – COVID Housing Relief

Thanks to Joe Mangino and Carlos Bonilla, members of our organization, for testifying in front of the committee in support the A4226 Mortgage Forbearance and Rental Assistance bill.  Both Joe and Carlos are Superstorm Sandy survivors who have been displaced once from their homes due to the storm and find themselves once again fighting to Read More »

June is National Homeownership Month!

June is National Homeownership Month, and that’s why we are asking you to take action for Sandy homeowners who are still struggling to recover and be finished with the years of grueling challenges they have faced.   Please reach out to your Congressional Representative to talk to them about:  The Security after Sandy Act. H.R. 6765. Read More »

Sandy Families Celebrate Action on Clawbacks

New Jersey families battling Sandy grant clawbacks for years welcomed Congressman Kim and Pallone’s introduction of the “Security After Sandy Act” in the House of Representatives today and applaud Senator Menendez’s upcoming introduction in the Senate.  With the fiscal trouble facing families, municipalities, New Jersey and our nation due to the economic impact of COVID-19, Read More »