Menendez, Booker Announce Over $84M in Federal Funding to Support NJ Housing Programs

Menendez, Booker Announce Over $84M in Federal Funding to Support NJ Housing Programs

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker today announced the awarding of a combined $84,538,113 in federal funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to assist New Jersey’s public housing agencies preserve, repair, and modernize affordable homes across the state.

“This important funding will help ensure New Jersey families have a safe and stable place to call home and raise their children,” said Sen. Menendez, the ranking member of the Senate Subcommittee on Housing, Transportation, and Community Development. “This money will allow our housing agencies to make much needed repairs and upgrades to help thousands of families across the state access safe, quality, reliable and affordable housing that all Americans deserve.”

“Public housing funding changes lives,” said Sen. Booker, who lived in a public housing project in Newark between 1998 and 2006. “New Jerseyans deserve the peace of mind that comes from knowing they have a roof over their head that is safe and affordable. This federal investment will have long-lasting reverberations in these communities for years to come.”

The following housing agencies were awarded grants:

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