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Community Development Block Grant Program

General Information

The Department of Community Development of is responsible for administering the Community Development Block Grant Program, funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. The City works in partnership with a wide range of public agencies and non-profit organizations to provide vital community programs and opportunities for public facility rehabilitation.

Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice Public Comment Period and Hearing


The City of Hoboken is soliciting comments on a draft Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice. This study discusses fair and affordable housing needs, along with needs related to access opportunity and community resources in Hoboken. It also outlines strategies the City plans to take to improve fair housing. The study is required by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for jurisdictions and public housing authorities that receive community development and affordable housing grant funds.

The Draft Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice will be available for public review and comment from Friday, February 8, 2019 through Sunday, March 9, 2019. The draft report may be viewed by clicking here.

Comments can be submitted by email to Chris Brown at cbrown@hobokennj.gov or by mail to the City of Hoboken Department of Community Development, 94 Washington St., Hoboken, NJ 07030. A public hearing to receive comments on the draft will be held on March 6, 2019 at 7 PM at the Hoboken City Council Meeting, Council Chambers, CityHall, 94 Washington St, Hoboken.

2019 Annual Action Plan Public Hearing

The City of Hoboken Department of Community Development will host a public hearing on Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 6:30PM at the Hoboken Multi Service Center,  124 Grand Street, Hoboken, NJ 07030, regarding its Annual Action Plan for Program Year 2019 for the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds. The City of Hoboken will gather public input on the content of the Annual Action Plan, which is created every year and assists the City of Hoboken in determining community needs. Public input will inform the City’s anticipated Annual Action Plan for Program Year 2019, which the City intends to submit to HUD for review and acceptance in May of 2019.

The estimated amount of funds for the 2019 Fiscal Year (July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020) from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for the projects and programs contained in the Program Year 2019 Action Plan is $1,000,000.

2019 Annual Action Plan Online Survey

Members of the community are invited to complete an online survey to provide their feedback: https://goo.gl/forms/1S8dA3ANfjzmUeXd2
The survey will be available until Monday, February 25, 2019.

The planning process to create the Annual Action Plan serves as the framework for a community-wide dialogue to identify housing, economic development, homeless and community development priorities. Priorities for funding were developed through the 2015-2019 Five-Year Consolidated Plan which targeted immediate needs in the community. The Five-Year Consolidated Plan and subsequent Annual Action Plans can be found on the City’s webpage or by contacting Christopher Brown at 201-420-2000 ext. 3000 or cbrown@hobokennj.gov.

The location of this hearing is accessible to persons with disabilities. If special accommodations are needed for persons with disabilities, those with hearing impairments, those in need of translation from English, or for any other general comments or inquiries, those individuals should contact Christopher Brown at 201-420-2000 ext. 3001 or cbrown@hobokennj.gov, at least one week in advance of the hearing date to allow for necessary arrangements.  The City will host a second public hearing for final community input before the plan is submitted.

For More Information

If you’d like to learn more about what will be included in
the AI, you can visit HUD’s website about the fair housing planning process
using the links below.

HUD Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity 

Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing

HUD Fair Housing Planning Guide

Community Development Block Grant Program

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Community Development Block Grant Program

General Information

The Department of Community Development of is responsible for administering the Community Development Block Grant Program, funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. The City works in partnership with a wide range of public agencies and non-profit organizations to provide vital community programs and opportunities for public facility rehabilitation.

Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice Public Comment Period and Hearing


The City of Hoboken is soliciting comments on a draft Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice. This study discusses fair and affordable housing needs, along with needs related to access opportunity and community resources in Hoboken. It also outlines strategies the City plans to take to improve fair housing. The study is required by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for jurisdictions and public housing authorities that receive community development and affordable housing grant funds.

The Draft Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice will be available for public review and comment from Friday, February 8, 2019 through Sunday, March 9, 2019. The draft report may be viewed by clicking here.

Comments can be submitted by email to Chris Brown at cbrown@hobokennj.gov or by mail to the City of Hoboken Department of Community Development, 94 Washington St., Hoboken, NJ 07030. A public hearing to receive comments on the draft will be held on March 6, 2019 at 7 PM at the Hoboken City Council Meeting, Council Chambers, CityHall, 94 Washington St, Hoboken.

2019 Annual Action Plan Public Hearing

The City of Hoboken Department of Community Development will host a public hearing on Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 6:30PM at the Hoboken Multi Service Center,  124 Grand Street, Hoboken, NJ 07030, regarding its Annual Action Plan for Program Year 2019 for the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds. The City of Hoboken will gather public input on the content of the Annual Action Plan, which is created every year and assists the City of Hoboken in determining community needs. Public input will inform the City’s anticipated Annual Action Plan for Program Year 2019, which the City intends to submit to HUD for review and acceptance in May of 2019.

The estimated amount of funds for the 2019 Fiscal Year (July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020) from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for the projects and programs contained in the Program Year 2019 Action Plan is $1,000,000.

2019 Annual Action Plan Online Survey

Members of the community are invited to complete an online survey to provide their feedback: https://goo.gl/forms/1S8dA3ANfjzmUeXd2
The survey will be available until Monday, February 25, 2019.

The planning process to create the Annual Action Plan serves as the framework for a community-wide dialogue to identify housing, economic development, homeless and community development priorities. Priorities for funding were developed through the 2015-2019 Five-Year Consolidated Plan which targeted immediate needs in the community. The Five-Year Consolidated Plan and subsequent Annual Action Plans can be found on the City’s webpage or by contacting Christopher Brown at 201-420-2000 ext. 3000 or cbrown@hobokennj.gov.

The location of this hearing is accessible to persons with disabilities. If special accommodations are needed for persons with disabilities, those with hearing impairments, those in need of translation from English, or for any other general comments or inquiries, those individuals should contact Christopher Brown at 201-420-2000 ext. 3001 or cbrown@hobokennj.gov, at least one week in advance of the hearing date to allow for necessary arrangements.  The City will host a second public hearing for final community input before the plan is submitted.

For More Information

If you’d like to learn more about what will be included in
the AI, you can visit HUD’s website about the fair housing planning process
using the links below.

HUD Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity 

Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing

HUD Fair Housing Planning Guide

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