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  • New Report Spotlights Sandy's Hardest Hit

    New Report Spotlights Sandy's Hardest Hit 3/6/2013 Enterprise Community Partners and the NYU Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy today released an analysis of data from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) examining Superstorm Sandy...
  • Network Announces New Executive Director

    Network Announces New Executive Director 2/14/2013 The Housing and Community Development Network of New Jersey (the Network), has announced the selection of Staci Berger as its new executive director. Ms. Berger will fill the vacancy created by Diane St...
  • Governor Needs to Rebuild All of Our Communities, says Network

    Governor Needs to Rebuild All of Our Communities, says Network2/7/2013Today Governor Christie conditionally vetoed a bill that would have expanded the Neighborhood Revitalization Tax Credit (NRTC) program by $5 million. On the veto, Housing and Community ...
  • Veto a Missed Opportunity to Address Foreclosures, says Network

    Veto a Missed Opportunity to Address Foreclosures, says Network 1/29/2013 Governor Christie has conditionally vetoed bills that would expand the New Jersey HomeKeeper program and  also renovate foreclosed residential properties into affordable ones...
  • Report Shows Neighborhood Tax Credit Program Pays Dividends for NJ

    Report Shows Neighborhood Tax Credit Program Pays Dividends for NJ12/19/2012Every dollar in Neighborhood Revitalization Tax Credits has leveraged an additional $7.30 in other investment, a report released today by the Housing and Community Development Net...
  • Network Lauds Signing of Expedited Foreclosure Bill into Law

    Network Lauds Signing of Expedited Foreclosure Bill into Law12/6/2012Following the enactment of legislation sponsored by  Senator Raymond J. Lesniak (D-Union)  and Assemblyman Jerry Green (D-Union) that would expedite the process on abandoned an...
  • Senate Committee Moves Bill to Expand Neighborhood Tax Credits

    Senate Committee Moves Bill to Expand Neighborhood Tax Credits11/15/2012During a meeting of the Senate Community & Urban Affairs Committee today, the committee voted to move a bill that would expand the neighborhood revitalization tax credit program f...
  • Governor Must Make NJ Homeowners Priority, Says Network

    Governor Must Make NJ Homeowners Priority, Says NetworkAssembly joint committee hearing examines NJ foreclosure crisis 10/24/2012 The Assembly Housing and Local Government Committee and the Assembly Financial Institutions and Insurance Committee hosted ...
  • Network Hosts Second Annual Community Leadership Institute

    Network Hosts Second Annual Community Leadership Institute   NJ cities work together to reinvigorate communities9/26/2012The Housing and Community Development Network of New Jersey (the Network) will host a session for nearly 100 city officials ...
  • Network Receives Community Foundation Grants

    Network Receives Community Foundation GrantsFunds support Mercer Area neighborhood stabilization projects  7/23/2012 The Housing and Community Development Network of New Jersey (the Network) has received a $30,000 grant from the Princeton Area Com...
  • Christie Vetoes Housing Investment Bills

    Christie Vetoes Housing Investment BillsNetwork says it's not a comeback, it's a letdown 6/29/2012 Following the announcement that Governor Christie has vetoed a bill that would allow municipal housing trust funds to remain in their municipality of orig...
  • HUD Secretary Keynotes NJ Community Development Meeting

    HUD Secretary Keynotes NJ Community Development Meeting Addresses foreclosure crisis and rebuilding neighborhoods6/13/2012Today, over 200 elected officials, members, and supporters of the Housing & Community Development Network of NJ gathered at the T...
  • Supreme Court Denies Christie’s Ask to Gut Housing Agency

    Supreme Court Denies Christie’s Ask to Gut Housing Agency Attempt to raid $160 million in housing trust funds in question 6/11/2012Following the announcement that New Jersey's Supreme Court has denied the Governor Christie's request for a stay on t...
  • Help Our Communities Prosper, Advocates Tell Legislators

    Help Our Communities Prosper, Advocates Tell Legislators Urge Governor, Legislators to Pass Budget that Creates More Affordable Homes6/7/2012At separate Statehouse hearings today, housing advocates and New Jersey residents urged lawmakers to address the f...
  • Groups Urge Governor Not to Foreclose on New Jerseyans

    Groups Urge Governor Not to Foreclose on New Jersey 5/30/2012 Today at a Statehouse press conference, New Jersey Citizen Action (NJCA) and the Housing and Community Development Network of New Jersey (HCDNNJ) released a letter to Governor Christie callin...
  • Municipal Leaders Devise Solutions to Enhance Neighborhoods

    Municipal Leaders Devise Solutions to Enhance Neighborhoods   5/8/2012 Today the Housing and Community Development Network’s Union County Advocacy Team hosted a forum for local officials to discuss neighborhood stabilization strategies....
  • Tour Displays Affordable Home Options in Paterson

    Tour Displays Affordable Home Options in Paterson 5/4/2012 Today the Housing and Community Development Network of New Jersey’s Passaic County Advocacy Team hosted the third annual Housing Showcase Tour.  The bus tour  featured a variety ...
  • Princeton Borough Officials Recognized By Community Developers

    Princeton Borough Officials Recognized By Community Developers Municipal Trust Funds Aid in Creation of Affordable Homes  5/2/2012 Nonprofit community developer Princeton Community Housing (PCH) joined the Housing and Community Development Network...
  • Unanswered Questions on Municipal Trust Funds Remain

    Unanswered Questions on Municipal Trust Funds RemainDCA Commissioner to Testify at Senate Budget Hearing 4/17/2012Department of Community Affairs Acting Commissioner Richard Constable III will testify today before the Senate Budget and Appropriations Com...
  • Gov’s Budget Plans to Recapture Housing Funds Need Scrutiny

    Gov’s Budget Plans to Recapture Housing Funds Need Scrutiny DCA Commissioner to Testify at Assembly Budget Hearing4/2/2012Department of Community Affairs Acting Commissioner Richard Constable III will testify today before the Assembly Budget Committ...