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Jersey Shore workers struggle to find middle-class homes

“We know there is a shortage, a significant shortage of affordable housing in New Jersey, but the middle class is getting squeezed as well,” said Will Irving. “And it’s getting harder and harder for young families to afford to buy a house.”

North Las Vegas homes have a Wall Street problem

Housing experts, including Rutgers University’s Eric Seymour, highlight the impact of corporate landlords in Las Vegas, who often outbid individual homebuyers and contribute to the unattainability of homeownership for many.

New Jersey State Policy Lab Summer Internship Summit

The New Jersey State Policy Lab held the 2023 Summer Internship presentations at the Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy on August 17, 2023. The eight summer interns each presented on their subject of research, which covered a range of public policy topics related to education, housing, and public health in the Garden State.

Kathe Newman (Ralph W. Voorhees Center for Civic Engagement) and Prof. Seymour receive Rutgers Equity Alliance for Community Health (REACH) grants

The grant is among the first round of two-year, $4 million funding from REACH. The university wide presidential initiative aims to join community-based organizations, leaders and residents with university researchers, teachers and students to find ways to improve health and quality of life outcomes in three N.J. cities facing food insecurity, high unemployment, low high school graduation rates and low household incomes.

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Bloustein Career Development Specialists Cheryl Egan and Andrea Garrido will be in a Zoom Room on Monday's beginning January 22, 2024 (excluding holidays and spring break) to answer questions, provide […]

Lunch and Learn: Health and Housing Equity Cluster

Bloustein School, Civic Square Building 33 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ, United States

The Rutgers Housing & Health Equity Cluster would like to invite you to join us for an in-person lunch and learn. All are welcome to bring lunch and eat during […]