NJ Spotlight News

Newark families win housing lottery, get keys to homes

Clip: 07/21/2021 | 4m 20s | Video has closed captioning.

In June, when three families in Newark were selected by lottery to be part of a new program that aims to turn low-income residents into homeowners. On Wednesday, those families were handed the keys to their homes. Home ownership in New Jersey's largest city is low; about 70% of residents rent, according to the local housing authority, but the city is hoping to boost ownership rates.

Aired: 07/21/21

Rating: NR

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