Nearly 80% of Newark residents rent their homes. Since 2000, median rent has risen 20% while median income is down 10%. Newark’s median income is less than $40,000 a year; well short of the $63,000, United Way estimates a family must earn to meet its basic needs within Newark.
Join us as we grapple with a heightened risk of eviction during COVID-19, what our community leaders are doing about it, and long-term solutions to increase housing stability in Newark.
Khabirah Myers, Esq., Office of Tenant Legal Services, City of Newark
Maria Lopez Nunez, Ironbound Community Corporation
Jose Ortiz, Essex Newark Legal Services
Cost: Free for CNJG Grantmakers and Nonmember Grantmakers