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Menendez, Booker, Colleagues Introduce Legislation to Help Prevent Housing Discrimination

U.S. Senators Bob Menendez, a senior member of the Senate Banking Committee, and Cory Booker today joined a group of their colleagues in introducing legislation that would require loan quality criteria be made publically available by any lender issuing a significant number of mortgages and home equity lines of credit each year.

Menendez, Schatz, Colleagues Urge Banks, Creditors to Implement Relief Measures for Federal Workers Struggling...

U.S. Senators Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) and Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii), members of the Senate Banking Committee, today led the call for banks, lenders and financial institutions to work with their customers who have been impacted by the partial government shutdown and are at risk of falling behind on their monthly bills. As the Trump Shutdown continues into its fifth week, many of the 800,000 federal employees

Rep. Payne, Jr. Announces Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee Assignments

Rep. Donald M. Payne, Jr. announced that he has joined three subcommittees of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. He will serve on the Subcommittees on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials; Highways and Transit; and Aviation

Freeholders Honor Four Exceptional Morris County Residents

The Morris County Board of Freeholders had the honor of awarding county resolutions this morning to four exceptional county residents, in the fields of teaching, housing and nonprofit giving, who have served as role models in their respective communities.

Ranking Member Sires and Chairman Emeritus Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Introduce Comprehensive Legislation to Address the...

Congressman Sires, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, and Chairman Emeritus Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (FL-27) made the following statement after introducing H.R. 7245, The Venezuela Humanitarian Relief, Reconstruction, and Rule of Law Act of 2018, legislation targeting the disintegration of democracy in Venezuela
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Norcross Announces $2 Million in Federal Funding to Fight Homelessness & Substance Abuse in...

U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) announced that Robins’ Nest, Inc. in Glassboro, New Jersey has been awarded a $2,000,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to develop a new Recovery and Housing Program to provide housing and support services for 300 homeless individuals with substance-use disorders.

Pascrell Announces $1.1M Federal Grant for Superstorm Sandy Recovery

U.S. Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) announced the awarding of a $1,162,364 Federal Emergency Management Agency grant to New Jersey which will be used to restore Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission (PVSC) property damaged by Hurricane Sandy.

MacArthur Statement on Puerto Rico’s Decision to Increase Minimum Wage for Construction Workers

Toms River, New Jersey—Congressman Tom MacArthur released the following statement on the Puerto Rican governor's decision to increase minimum wage for Puerto Rican construction workers and require the use of project labor agreements in governemnt-funded constuction projects

Pascrell Announces $1.5M in Paterson Public Housing Grants

Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) announced that the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) awarded $1,544,606 in Housing Choice Vouchers to the Paterson Housing Authority.  These HUD grants will be used for the relocation of current members of the Riverside Terrace Development in Paterson which is slated for HUD-approved demolition.

Ways and Means Democrats Question Possibility of Politically-Motivated IRS Overreach

U.S Representative Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09) and 10 Democratic members of the Ways and Means Committee sent a letter to Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Acting Commissioner David Kautter requesting an explanation for the agency’s decision to create restrictions on the prepayment of 2017 property taxes that are not included in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA).

Menendez Discusses Trump Tax Bill’s Devastating Effects on Homeowners, Housing Market with NJ Realtors

U.S. Senator Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), a senior member of the Senate Finance Committee, today held a conference call with NJ Realtors to explain the many problems with the Republican tax bill and the harmful impact it could have on New Jersey homeowners and the housing market.

Snack Innovations Establishes New Home in Middlesex County

Family-owned Snack Innovations, a manufacturer, distributor, and wholesaler of healthy snack foods, has relocated to a new home in Middlesex County, supported by financing received from the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA) and Provident Bank.

New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs Files Complaint Against Contractor Alleging Fraud in Connection...

Attorney General Christopher S. Porrino and the Division of Consumer Affairs have filed a complaint alleging that a contractor doing business along New Jersey’s coast used deceptive practices to obtain more than $1.3 million in federal relief funds from 23 homeowners who sought to have their damaged homes rebuilt, elevated and/or repaired after Superstorm Sandy.

Flame Cut Steel Establishes New Home in Irvington

When Ramesh Nuthi was looking for a permanent location for his manufacturing business in 2015, he turned to the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA) for support. With just over $645,000 in EDA direct loan funds in hand, Nuthi was able to establish Flame Cut Steel’s new home in an 18,291-square-foot facility in Irvington and purchase new machinery to help expand the company’s services

Executive Director Of Ocean City, New Jersey, Housing Authority Gets Three Years Of Probation...

The former executive director of the Ocean City, New Jersey, Housing Authority (OCHA) was sentenced today to three years of probation for embezzling federal funds received by authority from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Acting U.S. Attorney William E. Fitzpatrick announced

Reed Announces Grant for Geneva Housing Authority

Congressman Tom Reed announced that the Geneva Housing Authority has been awarded a $250,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The grant is funded through HUD's Capital Fund Emergency Safety and Security Program to support local housing authorities as they address safety and security issues

SCHUMER, GILLIBRAND ANNOUNCE $250,000 IN FEDERAL FUNDING FOR GENEVA HOUSING AUTHORITY IN THE FINGER...

U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today announce $250,000 in federal funding for the Geneva Housing Authority in the Finger Lakes Region. The funding was allocated through the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Capital Fund Emergency and Security Program. This funding will allow the Geneva Housing Authority to purchase a security camera system, security alarms, and lighting for the Elmcrest and Courtyard Apartments, to improve security and monitoring

Governor Christie Announces New Job-Creating Rental, Homeownership Opportunities for Thousands of People

Enhancing a commitment to job-creating housing opportunities for special needs populations, senior citizens and low-income families, Governor Chris Christie and Department of Community Affairs Commissioner Charles Richman announced the new construction and rehabilitation of over 4,450 rental units across New Jersey that will generate more than $1 billion in development investments and create 9,500 construction-related jobs.

FEMA’s Revised Morris County Flood Maps Are Now Available

After several brief delays, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has released its long-awaited revised preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps (pFIRMs) for Morris County. Municipal and County officials should receive paper versions of the maps in the next several days via mail.Morris County government seal

STATEMENT BY MAYOR ERIC E. JACKSON ON THE CITY’S PROPERTY REVALUATION

In 2010, the Mercer County Board of Taxation ordered Trenton municipal government to conduct a citywide revaluation of more than 30,000 residential and commercial properties in the city. The last revaluation was in 1992. We selected New Jersey-based Appraisal Systems, which has done this work in numerous other municipalities in the state, to undertake the comprehensive analysis.

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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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Menendez, Booker, Colleagues Introduce Legislation to Help Prevent Housing Discrimination

U.S. Senators Bob Menendez, a senior member of the Senate Banking Committee, and Cory Booker today joined a group of their colleagues in introducing legislation that would require loan quality criteria be made publically available by any lender issuing a significant number of mortgages and home equity lines of credit each year.