Menendez Announces $3 Million Economic Development Investment in New Jersey Communities

Menendez Announces $3 Million Economic Development Investment in New Jersey Communities

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Senator Robert Menendez, Chairman of the Senate Subcommittee on Housing, Transportation and Community Development today announced more than $3 million in additional community and economic development funds for 26 communities across New Jersey. The Federal Department of Housing and Urban Development's Community Development Block Grant provides local communities with flexible funds to rebuild and revitalize low and moderate income neighborhoods, provide affordable housing and expand economic opportunities.

"As a former Mayor, I recognize how important it is to provide local communities with flexible resources to address a full range of community and economic development needs," said Sen. Menendez. "That's why I'm especially pleased to announce this investment in creating jobs, rebuilding neighborhoods and expanding economic growth in communities across our state."

The awards announced today are as follows:

CDBG Grant Funds

NAME

STA

Reallocation Amount

Asbury Park

NJ

$35,535

Bayonne

NJ

$124,069

Bergen County

NJ

$698,042

Brick Township

NJ

$22,609

Clifton

NJ

$88,950

Edison

NJ

$44,658

Hudson County

NJ

$245,242

Jersey City

NJ

$453,403

Lakewood Township

NJ

$91,993

Long Branch

NJ

$33,848

Middlesex County

NJ

$137,019

Middletown

NJ

$17,860

Monmouth County

NJ

$211,645

New Brunswick

NJ

$65,244

North Bergen Township

NJ

$45,062

Ocean County

NJ

$105,550

Old Bridge Township

NJ

$20,331

Passaic

NJ

$130,796

Passaic County

NJ

$69,290

Paterson

NJ

$197,726

Perth Amboy

NJ

$48,412

Sayreville

NJ

$16,260

Toms River Township

NJ

$30,651

Union City

NJ

$81,225

Wayne Township

NJ

$13,545

Woodbridge

NJ

$46,302

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Press Contact

Paul_Brubaker@Menendez.Senate.gov
202-224-4744