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U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) today announced that Saint Joseph’s Carpenter Society will receive $207,500 in federal funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) NeighborWorks America program to help provide affordable housing in Camden.
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.
Congressman Frank Pallone (NJ-06), the Ranking Member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, applauded the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on the coming installation of a 1.5 megawatt solar panel generation field to their Edison, New Jersey facility. The energy generated will provide approximately 60% of the facility’s electricity needs.
Christie Administration Announces Housing Recovery Information Session in Cape May County to Help Homeowners...
The Christie Administration today announced the 40th Housing Recovery Information Session will be held Thursday, December 8th, 2016, in Ocean 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 rental property owners participating in the Landlord Rental Repair Program (LRRP).
Housing advocates are expressing concern over the current proposal to fund the Transportation Trust Fund. It is estimated that tax cuts under the proposal would create a $1.4 billion budget deficit. Ahead of Friday’s vote in the New Jersey Legislature on the proposal, Network President and Chief Executive Officer Staci Berger issued the following statement
BATEMAN & CIATTARELLI HELP SOMERSET COUNTY NEGOTIATE FUNDING AGREEMENT WITH NJDOT TO RESTART ROUTE...
Senator Kip Bateman and Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli (both R-16) applauded the funding agreement reached by Somerset County and the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) that will allow work to resume on the Route 518 bridge project in Franklin and Rocky Hill that has been stalled since July.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — (RealEstateRama) -- Greater Bergen Community Action’s (GBCA) Weatherization Assistance Program is open to both homeowners and renters. If determined eligible,...
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.
The Brick Township Council passed an amendment Tuesday which removes as many unnecessary barriers as possible for people elevating their homes. The amendment to...
The Housing and Community Development Network of New Jersey (the Network) is launching its first ever Community Development Spotlight series during the month of June. Throughout the state, the Network will partner with member organizations on events that showcase the scope of the work of New Jersey’s nonprofit community development sector
First Time it is Taking Such Action in 40 Years TRENTON - (RealEstateRama) -- For the first time in four decades, the New Jersey...
Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. (NJ-10) issued the following statement today in response to reports of elevated lead levels found in the drinking water at 30 Newark public schools
The Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP) provides funding to organizations, as described under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, at high risk of terrorist attacks and located within designated areas of New Jersey. Eligible 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations must utilize funding for the purchase and installation of security equipment on property owned or leased by the nonprofit organization. Equipment is limited to select items contained within categories 14 and 15 on FEMA's Authorized Equipment List (AEL); they include CCTV, card access readers, blast film, lighting, fencing, and bollards.
Monday, January 18th 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Photo/Interview Opportunities Available WHAT: In celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s life, vision, and commitment...
Applications for the popular Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) offered by the federal government will be accepted beginning Monday, Dec. 7 and ending Friday, Jan. 15, 2016 at 5 p.m. Eastern Time.
New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Charles A. Richman today announced that Pete Earley, a sought after speaker and award winning author on mental health reform, will headline the 2015 NJ Governor’s Conference for Housing and Economic Development. The conference is slated for Tuesday, October 27 and Wednesday, October 28 at the Waterfront Conference Center at Harrah’s Resort Atlantic City.
The Christie Administration today announced the award of more than $44 million in the third funding round of the Essential Services Grants (ESG) Program. These competitive grants have met a vital need at a crucial time for Sandy-impacted local governments. The program was designed to ensure the continuation of critical services until lost ratables were recovered, without resorting to unsustainable property tax increases
NJCDC understands the importance of early childhood education. 90% of a child’s brain develops before the age of five, and NJCDC wanted to make sure that the three- and four year-olds attending their award winning preschool, Paterson Family Center (PFC), got their academic careers off to a strong start. Thanks to a generous donation from Valley National Bank, headquarted in Wayne, NJCDC gave away 105 book bags filled with school supplies to all 105 preschoolers attending PFC
Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06), Ranking Member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, condemned the Christie Administration’s request for a stay of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Clean Power Plan. The Plan, the final version of which was announced earlier this month, establishes emission guidelines for states to follow in developing plans to control carbon pollution from existing power plants.
lie Rieder, founder and CEO of Castle Lanterra Properties, is slated to address the 2nd Annual New Jersey Apartment & Multifamily Summit. Produced by the Mid Atlantic Real Estate Journal, the event is slated for Thursday, September 10, 2015, 7:55 a.m. to 12 noon at the Sheraton Parsippany Hotel.