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

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:


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

           Atlantic City


  • Garfield Housing Authority- $968,294.00


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


  • Edgewater Housing Authority- $40,477.00



  • Burlington Housing Authority-$159,990.00


  • Beverly Housing Authority-$122,382.00


  • Florence Housing Authority-$93,679.00



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


  • Haddon Housing Authority-$133,733.00


  • Collingswood Housing Authority-$124,337.00


  • Borough of Clementon Housing Authority-$80,444.00


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     


  • Vineland Housing Authority-$1,060,231.00


  • Bridgeton Housing Authority-$911,603.00


  • Millville Housing Authority-$832,159.00



  • 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



  • Gloucester County Housing Authority-$494,210.00


  • Gloucester City Housing Authority-$193,151.00

           Gloucester City

  • Glassboro Housing Authority-$95,475.00



  • 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


  • 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



  • Trenton Housing Authority-$4,494,843.00


  • Mercer Princeton Housing Authority-$321,046.00


  • Mercer Hightstown Housing Authority-$168,470.00



  • New Brunswick Housing Authority-$852,730.00

           New Brunswick

  • Carteret Housing Authority-$592,775.00


  • 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         


  • 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



  • Morristown Housing Authority-$954,353.00


  • Morris County Housing Authority-$477,864.00


  • Boonton Housing Authority-$119,246.00


  • Dover Housing Authority-$81,065.00



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


  • Paterson Housing Authority-$3,984,509.00



  • Salem Housing Authority-$500,650.00  


  • Penns Grove Housing Authority-$290,142.00

           Penns Grove 


  • Franklin Housing Authority-$269,148.00



  • Newton Housing Authority-$93,491.00



  • 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



  • Phillipsburg Housing Authority-$1,561,445.00


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.