Montclair Branch NAACP

League, NAACP demonstration illustrates the importance of having your vote counted
League, NAACP demonstration illustrates the importance of having your vote counted
By JAIMIE JULIA WINTERS Photos and video by Kate Albright On July 1, the day Montclair’s new mayor and council were being sworn in, 1,086 ballots fluttered in the wind outside of town hall — the number of ballots that were not counted and rejected in the May 12 mail-in only election. COVID-19 and...
Affordable housing down-payment loan is now a grant
Affordable housing down-payment loan is now a grant
By Tina Pappas for Montclair Local Future home buyers who now purchase affordable housing units administered through the township will not have to pay back a loan offered to help with down payments. The loan, now a grant, allows a purchaser who lacked sufficient funds for a down payment to borrow up to two percent, a maximum of $2,500, toward costs related to a first-time purchase of an affordable
Montclair NAACP seeks input on rent control
Montclair NAACP seeks input on rent control
By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news The Montclair branch of the NAACP is looking for community feedback on the issue of rent stabilization, soliciting comments on the civic-engagement platform PlanetCivic. William Scott, chairman of the local NAACP’s Housing Committee, is trying to determine if rent stabilization should be the topic of a community workshop event or be brought before the Townshi

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