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  • Four Jackson Square (39 Kearney Ave)
    Jersey City, NJ 07305
    Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM Mon-Fri

    Déjà Anderson Director of Community Development
    Déjà Anderson, Director

    The Division of Community Development is responsible for administering federal grant programs funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.

    Our mission is to strengthen Jersey City through fostering solid partnerships and responsibly investing our funding resources in the community.

    We seek to develop Jersey City as a viable community by promoting integrated approaches that provide decent, affordable housing, suitable living environments, public spaces, public services, and expanded economic opportunities.

    Our core values are IDEAS:
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PUBLIC NOTICE

THE CITY OF JERSEY CITY

DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT & COMMERCE

DIVISION OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

 

PUBLIC HEARING AND 30-DAY PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD ANNOUNCEMENT

NOTICE OF PROPOSED 2024 ANNUAL ACTION PLAN

 

 

FY 2024 HUD ENTITLEMENT FUNDS AVAILABLE

 

The City of Jersey City is announcing the release of the Program Year (PY) 2024 Annual Action Plan. These Plans identify specific projects and programs that the City of Jersey City intends to implement with Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Housing Opportunities for Persons with Aids (HOPWA) funds, Emergency Solution Grant (ESG) funds and HOME Investment Partnership (HOME) funds. These funds are received annually from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for local projects that primarily benefit low-income persons. Please see below for the breakdown by category of funds:

 

Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) - $5,267,978

HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) - $1,853,580

HOME Program Income - $222,577

Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) - $448,922

Housing Opportunities for Persons with Aids (HOPWA) - $2,598,046

TOTAL: $10,391,103

 

Please be aware the allocated numbers above were released by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development on Tuesday, May 7th, 2024.

 

PUBLIC HEARING ANNOUNCEMENT

 

The City of Jersey City will hold an in person and virtual public hearing open to all residents of Jersey City concerning the CDBG, HOME, ESG and HOPWA Programs. The public hearing will provide an opportunity for all residents and non-profit providers to address and comment on the proposed recommendations on specific activities to be undertaken by the City of Jersey City in its submittal to HUD. 

 

To register for this public meeting, please email [email protected]

 

DATE:                        Tuesday, July 2nd, 2024

TIME:                         10:00am-11:00am

 

To join virtually, please download Microsoft Teams

 

Meeting ID: 276 017 460 416

Passcode: jB6TXs

 

All interested persons are encouraged to attend and make valued comments regarding projects and programs for consideration of funding.

 

Translation and Disability Assistance: The City of Jersey City will make reasonable accommodations to provide translation services upon request in the following languages: Spanish, Tagalog, Chinese, Hindi, and Arabic. Please contact the Division of Community Development at least 48 hours in advance if translation assistance is needed. To request translation assistance please contact: [email protected] or call 201-547-6910.

 

It is the intention of the City to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in all respects. If an attendee or participant at a Public Hearing needs special assistance, beyond what is normally provided, the City will attempt to accommodate these persons in every reasonable manner. Requests for reasonable accommodations shall be made at least 48 hours prior to the Public Hearing by contacting [email protected] or call 201-547-6910.

 

PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD

 

The City will hold a 30-day public comment period open to all residents regarding the PY 2024 Annual Action Plan from July 2nd, 2024, to July, 31, 2024. All interested persons are encouraged to review the City of Jersey City’s PY 2024 Annual Action Plan, available in hard copy form at the following two locations:

 

Dept. of Housing, Economic Development & Commerce

Division of Community Development

39 Kearny Avenue

4 Jackson Square,

Jersey City, NJ 07305

 

Or on the City’s website at

 

City Hall

Office of City Clerk

280 Grove Street

Jersey City, NJ 07302

 

Community Development - City of Jersey City (jerseycitynj.gov)

 

Written comments about the PY 2024 Annual Action Plan will be accepted in writing by e-mail at [email protected]. Please call the Division of Community Development at 201-547-6910 or e-mail at [email protected] if you have any questions.

 

 
MAYOR STEVEN M. FULOP

CITY OF JERSEY CITY



 

PUBLIC NOTICE

CITY OF JERSEY CITY

DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT & COMMERCE DIVISION OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

NOTICE OF AVAILABILITY

DRAFT CONSOLIDATED PLAN ANNUAL PERFORMANCE AND EVALUATION REPORT 2023

 

Notice is hereby given that a draft of the 2023 program year Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) is available for public review and comment. The CAPER summarizes the City’s performance on the following HUD formula grant programs: Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Home Investment Partnerships Program (HOME), Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) and Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) funds.

Each year, the City, through its Division of Community Development, reviews the goals established in the 2020 – 2024 Five Year Consolidated Plan and establishes priorities for the next year. Following is a review of the five-year goals, the one-year priorities and the accomplishments of the four entitlement funding programs received from the U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

PUBLIC HEARING ANNOUNCEMENT

On Monday, July 15th, the Division of Community Development will host a in person and virtual Public Hearing open to all residents of Jersey City concerning the draft 2023 CAPER report at 4 Jackson Square, 39 Kearney Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07305, from 10AM -11AM.

To register for this public meeting, please email [email protected]

 

To join virtually, please download Microsoft Teams

 

Meeting ID: 285 117 957 082

Passcode: R2uXK3

15-DAY PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD

The draft 2023 CAPER will be available for display for a 15-day public comment period from July 15th, 2024, until July 29th, 2024. This report is required by the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974 and provides an evaluation of the City of Jersey City’s performance.

The CAPER includes a review of the 2020 Consolidated Plan and the accomplishments for CDBG, HOME, HOPWA and ESG funded activities for the period of April 1, 2023 through March 31, 2024. Copies of the CAPER will be available for public review and comment at the following locations effective July 15th, 2024:


Office of the City Clerk

280 Grove Street

Jersey City, NJ 07302

 

Department of Housing, Economic Development and Commerce,

Division of Community Development,

 4 Jackson Square

39 Kearny Ave,

 Jersey City, NJ 07305


A copy of the CAPER will also be available on the City website at: https://www.jerseycitynj.gov/cityhall/HousingAndDevelopment/communitydevelopment

The City will be accepting comments on the draft 2023 CAPER via email at [email protected] ; by phone at (201) 547-6910 or by U.S. Mail submitted to the Division of Community Development at 4 Jackson Square, 1st Floor, Jersey City, NJ 07305.

Translation and Disability Assistance: The City of Jersey City will make reasonable accommodations to provide translation services upon request in the following languages: Spanish, Tagalog, Chinese, Hindi, and Arabic. Please contact the Division of Community Development at least 48 hours in advance if translation is needed.

 

It is the intention of the City to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in all respects. If any attendee or participant at a Public Hearing needs special assistance, beyond what is normally provided, the City will attempt to accommodate these persons in every reasonable manner. Requests for reasonable accommodations should be made at least 48 hours prior to the Public Hearing by contacting [email protected] or call (201) 547-6910.

 

MAYOR STEVEN M. FULOP

CITY OF JERSEY CITY

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