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Menendez Leads Call for Investigation, Action to Address Mortgage Industry Housing Discrimination in Minority...
U.S. Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ), Ranking Member of the Senate Subcommittee on Housing, Transportation, and Community Development, led a group of senators in a letter to federal housing, finance, and consumer protection regulators, calling for an investigation into potential violations of the Fair Housing Act by banks and lenders neglecting the maintenance of foreclosed homes in minority communities in favor of predominantly white communities.
U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker today announced that the Community Loan Fund of New Jersey, Inc., CCG Partners, LLC, and the Reinvestment Fund, Inc. have been awarded a total of $170 million through the Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) New Markets Tax Credit Program (NMTC) to attract private investment and spur economic activity in low income communities throughout the state. This federal tax credit helps to fill project financing gaps by enabling investors to make larger investments than would otherwise be possible.
Also in attendance are approximately 75 members, leaders, and staffers enjoying the momentous celebration. The 20,000 square foot building, expected to be completed in 2016, will host the New Jersey Realtors staff on floors 2 and 3, with the ground floor set to be leased out for retail, restaurant, or office space.
Also in attendance are approximately 75 members, leaders, and staffers enjoying the momentous celebration. The 20,000 square foot building, expected to be completed in 2016, will host the New Jersey Realtors staff on floors 2 and 3, with the ground floor set to be leased out for retail, restaurant, or office space
The Division on Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Fair Housing Council of Northern New Jersey are co-sponsoring a free, one-day fair housing accessibility seminar this coming Friday, June 12 in Newark
The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) today announced a new AmeriCorps program designed to prepare economically disadvantaged youth for 21st-century green jobs and enhance youth violence prevention strategies, while addressing the complex issues of water quality and storm water management in Camden, N.J.
Christie Administration Marks Groundbreaking of Affordable Housing Project Assisted with Federal Sandy Recovery Funds
Senior staff from the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (DCA) and the New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency (HMFA) today joined local officials and representatives of the Orange Housing Development Corporation and The Alpert Group, LLC, to celebrate the groundbreaking of Walter G. Alexander III, a 42-unit affordable housing development
First Lady Mary Pat Christie congratulates Peg Wright, Founder of The Center of Great Expectations on being named a New Jersey Hero. Trenton, NJ– First Lady Mary Pat Christie today recognized Peg Wright, founder and CEO of The Center for Great Expectations (CGE) as a New Jersey Hero for her commitment and advocacy on behalf of pregnant women and adolescents experiencing abuse, addiction and homelessness. Ms. Wright is the 3rd New Jersey Hero of 2015 and the 34th Garden State resident overall to be designated a New Jersey Hero by Mrs. Christie since 2010.
U.S. Rep. Chris Smith (NJ-04), Dean of the New Jersey Congressional Delegation, announced today that he will be hosting a meeting with Brad Kieserman, Deputy Associate Administrator for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), which oversees the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), in order to establish a new, workable process for revisiting and resolving all flood insurance claims brought by Sandy-affected homeowners. Kieserm
Transaction activity in Essex County, N.J.’s multi-family investment market continues to accelerate, as indicated by the recent sale of a $3.77 million asset in Belleville arranged by Gebroe-Hammer Associates. The firm’s market specialist team of Vice Presidents Nicholas Nicolaou and Stephen Tragash exclusively represented the seller and identified the buyer
MONROE TOWNSHIP, N.J., - October 7, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- The New Jersey Apartment Association (NJAA) will host educational programs in October and November designed to help industry professionals gain knowledge and elevate their skills. NJAA offers a diverse selection of comprehensive education and certification courses throughout the year for members and non-members as part of its commitment to advancing the multi-family housing industry in New Jersey.
LINCROFT, N.J. - May 29, 2014 - (RealEstateRama) -- Millions of people enjoy living near the water, but few people actually want to live in it.
TRENTON - December 11, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (DCA) today announced the awards of more than $6 million in Small Cities Block Grants to municipalities in New Jersey. The 19 grants will benefit 16 municipalities in 6 counties, 2 county-wide programs and approximately 25,000 people across the state, including senior citizens and persons with disabilities. Awards in this year’s grant round will go towards funding projects ranging from making access ramps at beaches and parks ADA compliant, street reconstruction, and rehabilitating affordable housing, many which were damaged by Superstorm Sandy.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - December 5, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Assembly Republican Budget Officer Declan O’Scanlon today called the announcement by the Christie administration that Monmouth County will receive $37.8 million in school facilities grants “welcome news” for the Jersey Shore county.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - October 24, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- What if your mom or dad were frail and homebound, and needed help. Suppose you didnt live nearby. Or you worked and couldnt leave your job. Who could help your parents? What would it cost? Caregiver Volunteers of Central Jersey (CVCJ), a nonprofit interfaith agency, will help them for free
Moonachie, NJ – July 15, 2013 – On Tuesday, July 16, more than 50 employees from home furnishings retailer, Crate and Barrel, will join with Rebuilding Together, a Safe and Healthy Housing organization that believes Community Starts at Home, to renovate three homes devastated by Hurricane Sandy on Bruno Street, in Moonachie, New Jersey as part of Rebuilding After Sandy. This marks Rebuilding Together’s 200th revitalization, which includes both homes and community centers, in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - April 23, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Kathleen (Kathy) Miller, Broker/ Sales Associate with Gloria Nilson & Co. Real Estate Point Pleasant office, was awarded the 2013 Five Star Real Estate Agent Award in the March issue of New Jersey Monthly Magazine. The award is given annually to agents who received a qualifying client satisfaction rating, satisfied the applicable state licensing requirements, is actively employed as a licensed professional for at least 3 years, has had a favorable regulatory and complain history review, and has satisfied minimum client volume or production on a 1 year and 3 year basis (number and volume of transactions or number of client households served).
WASHINGTON, D.C. - April 8, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Moody’s Investors Service, a leading provider of credit ratings, research and risk analysis, has reaffirmed Morris County’s Aaa bond rating, the first rating review since the introduction of the 2013 budget
January 14, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Morris County Improvement Authority (MCIA) is holding two informational meetings, one for school officials and another for local government officials, on Wednesday, Jan. 16.
January 10, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Assemblyman Greg McGuckin said a proposal by an Assembly Democrat lawmaker to establish a state agency to oversee the rebuilding of Jersey Shore towns that were damaged by Super Storm Sandy may be well intended, but is unnecessary