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Wednesday, June 20 2018 @ 04:32 PM EDT
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Wednesday, June 20 2018 @ 04:32 PM EDT
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The Paramus Post - Greater Paramus News and Lifestyle Webzine

Menendez, Booker Announce $85M in Federal Funding to Support NJ Housing Programs


WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker today announced the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) awarding of a combined $84,932,458 in federal funding to assist New Jersey public housing agencies preserve, repair, and modernize affordable homes across the state.

“This federal funding will help thousands of men, women and children across New Jersey access the safe, quality, reliable and affordable housing that all Americans deserve,” said Sen. Menendez, the ranking member of the Senate Subcommittee on Housing, Transportation, and Community Development. “I applaud this funding because it will build up our communities, boost our economy and empower our families to fulfill their potential.”

"Each and every New Jerseyan deserves a safe, affordable place to live,” said Senator Booker.  “Having witnessed firsthand the struggles faced by people living in underfunded public housing, I know how important it is to invest in housing programs. I applaud HUD for making federal funds like this available to address the affordable housing crisis, bolster our economic growth, and strengthen our neighborhoods.”

During his time in the Senate, Sen. Menendez has led the fight to secure funding for the Public Housing Capital Fund.

The following housing agencies were awarded grants:

Atlantic

Housing Authority and Urban Redevelopment Age- $3,681,257.00

Atlantic City

 

Bergen

Garfield Housing Authority- $968,294.00

Garfield

 

Housing Authority of the Borough of Lodi- $370,637.00

Lodi

 

Edgewater Housing Authority- $40,477.00

Edgewater

 

Burlington   

Burlington Housing Authority-$159,990.00

Burlington

           

Beverly Housing Authority-$122,382.00

Beverly

                          

Florence Housing Authority-$93,679.00

Florence

 

Camden       

Housing Authority of the City of Camden-$3,057,896.00

Camden        

 

Haddon Housing Authority-$133,733.00

           

Collingswood Housing Authority-$124,337.00

Collingswood          

 

Borough of Clementon Housing Authority-$80,444.00

Clementon   

 

Cape May    

Wildwood Housing Authority-$305,270.00

           

Ocean City Housing Authority-$180,583.00

Ocean City

           

Cape May Housing Authority-$153,579.00

Cape May     

 

 

Cumberland

Vineland Housing Authority-$1,060,231.00

Vineland       

 

Bridgeton Housing Authority-$911,603.00

           

Millville Housing Authority-$832,159.00

 

Essex

Newark Housing Authority-$24,059,833.00

 

Irvington Housing Authority-$1,225,705.00

           

East Orange Housing Authority-$543,031.00

East Orange

           

Housing Authority of the City of Orange-$925,785.00

Orange          

 

Gloucester  

Gloucester County Housing Authority-$494,210.00

 

Gloucester City Housing Authority-$193,151.00

Gloucester City

 

Glassboro Housing Authority-$95,475.00

Glassboro     

 

Hudson

Housing Authority City of Jersey City-$6,698,008.00

Jersey City   

 

Hoboken Housing Authority-$3,413,578.00

           

Bayonne Housing Authority-$3,020,412.00

Bayonne       

North Bergen Housing Authority-$1,987,357.00

North Bergen           

 

West New York Housing Authority-$1,525,225.00

West New York

Union City Housing Authority-$1,022,880.00

Union City

           

Harrison Housing Authority-$846,304.00

           

Guttenberg Housing Authority-$520,735.00

Guttenberg   

 

Mercer          

Trenton Housing Authority-$4,494,843.00

 

Mercer Princeton Housing Authority-$321,046.00

 

Mercer Hightstown Housing Authority-$168,470.00

Hightstown   

 

Middlesex    

New Brunswick Housing Authority-$852,730.00

New Brunswick

 

Carteret Housing Authority-$592,775.00

Carteret         

 

Woodbridge Housing Authority-$299,356.00

Edison Housing Authority-$292,753.00

           

South Amboy Housing Authority  -$255,778.00

South Amboy

           

Perth Amboy Housing Authority-$291,899.00

Perth Amboy

 

Highland Park Housing Authority-$181,860.00

Highland Park         

 

Monmouth   

Long Branch Housing Authority-$1,478,070.00

Long Branch

 

Asbury Park Housing Authority-$1,337,732.00

Asbury Park

 

Neptune Housing Authority-$773,053.00

           

Highlands Housing Authority-$211,744.00

           

Red Bank Housing Authority-$131,842.00

Red Bank

             

Freehold Housing Authority-$128,306.00

           

Keansburg Housing Authority-$100,050.00

           

Belmar Housing Authority-$62,738.00

Belmar             

 

Morris           

Morristown Housing Authority-$954,353.00

Morristown   

 

Morris County Housing Authority-$477,864.00

Morristown   

 

Boonton Housing Authority-$119,246.00

           

Dover Housing Authority-$81,065.00

Dover             

 

Passaic

Housing Authority of the City of Passaic-$1,022,660.00

 

Paterson Housing Authority-$3,984,509.00

 

Salem

Salem Housing Authority-$500,650.00  

Penns Grove Housing Authority-$290,142.00

Penns Grove

 

Somerset     

Franklin Housing Authority-$269,148.00

Somerset

 

Sussex         

Newton Housing Authority-$93,491.00

Newton         

 

Union

Housing Authority City of Linden-$298,469.00

           

Elizabeth Housing Authority-$3,063,827.00

 

Rahway Housing Authority-$546,362.00

           

Plainfield Housing Authority-$1,038,893.00

Plainfield                  

 

Warren         

Phillipsburg Housing Authority-$1,561,445.00

Phillipsburg 

 

The grants are provided through HUD’s Capital Fund. The Capital Fund provides annual funds to Public Housing Agencies for the development, financing, and modernization of public housing developments and for management improvements.
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