Posted Wednesday, October 10th, 2012

The Morris County Board of Chosen Freeholders has declared October to be Affordable Housing Month in Morris County.
Freeholder Director William Chegwidden issued the proclamation below during the freeholder board’s work session Oct. 10 in Morristown.
Affordable Housing Month
October 2012
Whereas, one of the most important factors in someone’s quality of life is decent and affordable home, and
Whereas, affordable housing is needed in Morris County for families in transition, for people with special needs, for young people, for senior citizens and for those working in Morris County who can not afford to live here, and
Whereas, the United Way Housing Alliance of Morris County is a consortium of
public, private and non-profit agencies and individuals committed to providing a broad spectrum of housing opportunities in Morris County, and
Whereas, the Housing Alliance members include Community Hope, Homeless
Solutions, Housing and Community Development Network of New Jersey, the
Housing Partnership for Morris County, Interfaith Food Pantry, Madison Affordable Housing Corporation, Morris County Affordable Housing Corporation, Morris County Division of Community Development, Morris Habitat for Humanity, NewBridge Services, New Jersey Natural Gas, Peapack-Gladstone Bank, Professional Appraisal Associates, Somerset Hills Bank, the Rose House, the town of Morristown Office of Sustainability and the United Way of Northern New Jersey;
Now Therefore, I, William J. Chegwidden, Director of the Morris County Board of Chosen Freeholders, proclaim October 2012 to be “Affordable Housing Month” in Morris County, and urge all citizens to become part of the solution in resolving the question, “Where will we live?”
William J. Chegwidden, Director