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WEATHERIZATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

WASHINGTON, D.C. — (RealEstateRama) -- Greater Bergen Community Action’s (GBCA) Weatherization Assistance Program is open to both homeowners and renters. If determined eligible,...

August 26, 2016 Governor Christie Announces Additional Assistance For Municipalities Hard-Hit By Superstorm Sandy

Governor Chris Christie today announced the Non-Federal Cost Share (“Match”) Program is now allowing local government entities in the nine New Jersey counties most impacted by Superstorm Sandy to apply for reimbursement of the funds they used to share in the cost of Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) assistance for emergency activities undertaken during the storm’s immediate aftermath.

BRAMNICK CALLS ON DEMOCRATS TO SUBMIT FUNDING PROPOSAL FAIR FOR ALL TOWNS

Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick (R-Union) released the following statement today challenging Democrats to submit a proposal to make school funding more fair

March 23, 2016 Brick Council Passes Amendment to Assist Residents Elevating Their Homes

The Brick Township Council passed an amendment Tuesday which removes as many unnecessary barriers as possible for people elevating their homes. The amendment to Chapter 245 – Permitted Yard Encroachments, allows for access to staircases with an entry stoop or platform not to exceed a total 100 square feet in area and no further than 5 feet into a required rear yard setback area

New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs Files Action Against Ocean County Couple and Their...

Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino and the Division of Consumer Affairs have filed an action against an Ocean County couple and their home improvement companies for allegedly defrauding dozens of homeowners – including 26 homeowners who allegedly lost $923,742 in federal relief funds they paid to have their homes repaired or rebuilt

CIATTARELLI SAYS JERSEY CITY’S NEW SPENDING PROPOSAL FURTHER DEMONSTRATES NEED FOR SCHOOL FUNDING REFORM

Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli issued a statement today on how Jersey City’s announcement last week to create millions of dollars to buy open space is further proof of the need for a better way to fund New Jersey schools that is fair to all taxpayers

Cooling Centers Open This Weekend

The Richard Rodda Community Center (Recreation Department) located at 250 Colonial Court has been designated as a cooling center for the Township. The Rodda Center will be open until 11:30PM this evening, and 8:00AM to 6:00PM Saturday and Sunday

Christie Administration Announces Housing Recovery Information Session in Atlantic County to Help Homeowners and...

The Christie Administration today announced the 37th Housing Recovery Information Session will be held Tuesday, August 16, 2016, at the All Wars Memorial Building in Atlantic City to assist storm-affected homeowners participating in the Reconstruction, Rehabilitation, Elevation and Mitigation (RREM) Program and the LMI Homeowner Rebuilding Program, as well as for rental property owners participating in the Landlord Rental Repair Program (LRRP).

MPD makes arrest for theft of MFD truck, recovers stolen property

Midland police arrested 29-year-old Estaban Pando at around 9:30 p.m. on Thursday after receiving a tip through Midland Crime Stoppers regarding his involvement in the theft of Midland Fire Department’s Station 6 squad truck early Tuesday morning. It is believed that Pando and another unknown suspect stole the Chevrolet Silverado 3500 from outside the station before abandoning it in east Midland. The truck sustained significant damage and had equipment taken from it.

Brick Council Passes Amendment to Assist Residents Elevating Their Homes

The Brick Township Council passed an amendment Tuesday which removes as many unnecessary barriers as possible for people elevating their homes. The amendment to Chapter 245 – Permitted Yard Encroachments, allows for access to staircases with an entry stoop or platform not to exceed a total 100 square feet in area and no further than 5 feet into a required rear yard setback area

New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs Files Action Against Burlington County Home Improvement Contracting...

The New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs has filed an action against the Marlton-based Daruwe Corp., d/b/a Majestic Home Remodeling, and its owner Wisam Emachah, alleging that they, among other things, took deposits for home improvement work that was never begun or completed, misled consumers into believing they needed new roofs, performed substandard work, and failed to provide the represented “lifetime guarantee.”

Consumers Stand to Win Big With ‘Know Before You Owe’ Rule

Since the October 2015 implementation of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s ‘Know Before You Owe’ mortgage initiative, Realtors® have raised red flags over challenges in gaining access to what’s known as the mortgage “closing disclosure” form, or CD. The CD is delivered to homebuyers in advance of their closing and contains important financial information related to their purchase.

CIATTARELLI JOINS SWEENEY IN CALLING FOR INVESTIGATION OF UNION LEADERSHIP TACTICS

Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli (R-Somerset) issued the following statement today: “Direct quotes in a Tuesday POLITICO NJ article seemingly demonstrate corrupted power by leadership of a Trenton special interest that represents over one hundred thousand honest, rank-and-file, middle-class teachers

Summit Explores Status of Health in NJ’s Communities and Homes

The Healthy Communities and Homes Summit featured a panel discussion on advancing policy change with policy experts and elected officials. Pictured from left to right: Rose Farias, director of urban policy, NJ Senate Majority Office; the Honorable Albert B. Kelly, mayor of the City of Bridgeton; Staci Berger, president and chief executive officer of the Housing and Community Development Network of NJ; Maria Maio-Messano, director, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development NJ Field Office, and the Honorable Frank Pallano, U.S. Representative for the 6th Congressional District.

Announcement of New Summer Youth Employment Program for Paterson Teens As Teens Clean...

To announce a new summer youth employment program (Junior YouthBuild) for 40 teens funded by the City of Paterson and to conduct a clean-up around the Shohid Minar monument where the teen employees will paint over graffiti, plant flowers, build an arbor, and complete a general clean-up. The event will be held on August 2nd, and Paterson Mayor Jose “Joey” Torres and NJCDC CEO Bob Guarasci will speak at the event.

COUNT ME OUT FOR ANY IMMEDIATE 23 CENT GAS TAX INCREASE

“It seems like what we needed all these years for there to be ‘tax reform’ is a Transportation Trust Fund (TTF) crisis. “While we absolutely need a reliable, pay-as-you-go funding source for the TTF, most in Trenton still willfully ignore the other side of the equation – innovative and fair approaches to better control and prioritize spending. Until we get serious about both, we will not fix the state’s fiscal crisis.

CIATTARELLI SAYS REVITALIZATION OF JERSEY CITY DEMONSTRATES NEED FOR SCHOOL FUNDING REFORM

Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli issued a statement today on how the renaissance of Jersey City is positive proof of the need for a better way to fund New Jersey schools that is fair to all taxpayers: “Every now and then Jersey City’s mayor will boast of the renaissance in Jersey City, which is indeed great news. Case in point is a recent e-newsletter, in which the mayor said

Over 350 NJ Advocates Tell Congress: #NoHousingCuts

Housing advocates meet with New Jersey's twelve Congress members and two U.S. Senators. Pictured in the center with advocates is U.S. Senator Robert Menendez. Today, over 350 advocates traveled to Washington, DC to meet with New Jersey congressional delegates regarding investments for housing and homelessness prevention. Advocates urged legislators to oppose spending cuts to programs that reduce access to affordable homes for NJ residents.

Lead-Water Sampling & Test Results for Municipal Sites

The Township of Teaneck has recently sampled water supply fixtures located on Municipal properties, including the Police and Fire Departments, Municipal Building Complex, Department of Public Works Yard, Public Library, the Richard Rodda Center and Votee Park water fountains. This function was performed by the Health Department to ensure that residents and employees are being provided with lead-safe water at Township facilities.

Federal Government Declares End Of Veteran Homelessness In Nassau County

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced that the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the United States Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) have declared the end of the Veteran housing crisis on Long Island. The USICH, which includes Federal representatives from HUD and the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, notified Nassau and Suffolk Counties of their success in ensuring that every Veteran on Long Island has a home

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Lautenberg Announces Millions in New Funding for Housing in New Jersey

WASHINGTON, D.C. - March 18, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Today, Senator Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) announced millions of dollars in new funding for New Jersey’s public housing authorities to rehabilitate and modernize public housing units in New Jersey. The capital improvement money was included in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act signed into law by President Obama.

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WEATHERIZATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

WASHINGTON, D.C. — (RealEstateRama) -- Greater Bergen Community Action’s (GBCA) Weatherization Assistance Program is open to both homeowners and renters. If determined eligible,...