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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.

Program Year 2018 Annual Action Plan

The City of Hoboken Department of Community Development will host a Public Hearing at the June 20, 2018 City Council Meeting at 7:00PM, in City Council Chambers, 94 Washington Street, Hoboken, NJ 07030 regarding its Annual Action Plan for Program Year 2018 for 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 2018, which the City intends to submit to HUD for review and acceptance on or around June 30, 2018. This will be the 2nd Public Hearing that the City has conducted for the 2018 Annual Action Plan. A previous public meeting was held on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at 6:30PM at the City of Hoboken City Hall 1st Floor Conference Room, 94 Washington Street, Hoboken, NJ 07030.

The DRAFT 2018 Annual Action Plan can be found here.

The City will receive $1,075,286 from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for the 2018 CDBG Program Year (July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019).

Persons requiring special accommodations to participate in the public hearing may call Department of Community Development Principal Planner Christopher Brown at 201-420-2000 x 3001 or email at cbrown@hobokennj.gov.

Program Year 2017 CAPER (Public Comment Period) 

In order to maintain its eligibility to administer Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds for housing and community development, the City of Hoboken must prepare and make available for public comment the Program Year 2017 Consolidated Annual Performance Evaluation Report (CAPER). This report provides residents an opportunity to evaluate the City’s overall progress in carrying out priorities and specific objectives identified in the 2015-2019 Five-Year Consolidated Action Plan and its Program Year 2017 Action Plan, which included funding allocations for the CDBG program of $999,784. 

The DRAFT Program Year 2017 CAPER is now available for public review and comment. A copy of the DRAFT Program Year 2017 CAPER can be found here, or by calling 201-420-2000 ext. 3001. This public comment period will begin on Thursday, August 16, 2018, and extend through Friday, August 31, 2018. Comments should be mailed to: Department of Community Development, Attention: Christopher Brown, 94 Washington Street, Hoboken, NJ 07030 or e-mailed to cbrown@hobokennj.gov. Comments must be received or postmarked by Friday, August 31, 2018 at 4:00PM.

Hoboken Fair Housing Plan

The City of Hoboken is working on a plan to expand fair access to housing and neighborhood opportunity in the city. This plan, called an Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice or AI, will identify any barriers to housing choice due to race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, disability, or whether a household has children. It will also look at segregation, poverty, and housing needs in the city. 

Share your Input!

What types of housing are available in your community? Does your neighborhood have access to good schools, jobs, healthcare, and other essential resources?

The community’s ideas and opinions are an important part of this study, and everyone is invited to participate. In the plan, the City will outline strategies to improve fair housing. Your input will provide essential information to local policymakers, staff, housing providers, and others.

The City of Hoboken will hold a public workshop to gather input from the community. This meeting is open to everyone, including anybody living or working in Hoboken. Children are welcome, and refreshments will be served:

Thursday, October 4, 2018

6:30 PM

Hoboken Multi-Service Center

124 Grand Street, Hoboken, NJ 07030

You can also participate by taking the fair housing survey here or in hard copy at the Department of Community Development office.

A draft of the Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice will be available on this page for public review in December 2018.

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.

Program Year 2018 Annual Action Plan

The City of Hoboken Department of Community Development will host a Public Hearing at the June 20, 2018 City Council Meeting at 7:00PM, in City Council Chambers, 94 Washington Street, Hoboken, NJ 07030 regarding its Annual Action Plan for Program Year 2018 for 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 2018, which the City intends to submit to HUD for review and acceptance on or around June 30, 2018. This will be the 2nd Public Hearing that the City has conducted for the 2018 Annual Action Plan. A previous public meeting was held on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at 6:30PM at the City of Hoboken City Hall 1st Floor Conference Room, 94 Washington Street, Hoboken, NJ 07030.

The DRAFT 2018 Annual Action Plan can be found here.

The City will receive $1,075,286 from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for the 2018 CDBG Program Year (July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019).

Persons requiring special accommodations to participate in the public hearing may call Department of Community Development Principal Planner Christopher Brown at 201-420-2000 x 3001 or email at cbrown@hobokennj.gov.

Program Year 2017 CAPER (Public Comment Period) 

In order to maintain its eligibility to administer Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds for housing and community development, the City of Hoboken must prepare and make available for public comment the Program Year 2017 Consolidated Annual Performance Evaluation Report (CAPER). This report provides residents an opportunity to evaluate the City’s overall progress in carrying out priorities and specific objectives identified in the 2015-2019 Five-Year Consolidated Action Plan and its Program Year 2017 Action Plan, which included funding allocations for the CDBG program of $999,784. 

The DRAFT Program Year 2017 CAPER is now available for public review and comment. A copy of the DRAFT Program Year 2017 CAPER can be found here, or by calling 201-420-2000 ext. 3001. This public comment period will begin on Thursday, August 16, 2018, and extend through Friday, August 31, 2018. Comments should be mailed to: Department of Community Development, Attention: Christopher Brown, 94 Washington Street, Hoboken, NJ 07030 or e-mailed to cbrown@hobokennj.gov. Comments must be received or postmarked by Friday, August 31, 2018 at 4:00PM.

Hoboken Fair Housing Plan

The City of Hoboken is working on a plan to expand fair access to housing and neighborhood opportunity in the city. This plan, called an Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice or AI, will identify any barriers to housing choice due to race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, disability, or whether a household has children. It will also look at segregation, poverty, and housing needs in the city. 

Share your Input!

What types of housing are available in your community? Does your neighborhood have access to good schools, jobs, healthcare, and other essential resources?

The community’s ideas and opinions are an important part of this study, and everyone is invited to participate. In the plan, the City will outline strategies to improve fair housing. Your input will provide essential information to local policymakers, staff, housing providers, and others.

The City of Hoboken will hold a public workshop to gather input from the community. This meeting is open to everyone, including anybody living or working in Hoboken. Children are welcome, and refreshments will be served:

Thursday, October 4, 2018

6:30 PM

Hoboken Multi-Service Center

124 Grand Street, Hoboken, NJ 07030

You can also participate by taking the fair housing survey here or in hard copy at the Department of Community Development office.

A draft of the Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice will be available on this page for public review in December 2018.

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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