More on Housing

Aug 2, 2013

Menendez, Pallone: Lessons Learned from Sandy, New Policies to Rebuild Shore

Long Branch, NJ – Today, U.S. Senator Robert Menendez and Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) joined with local officials at the Bayshore Regional Sewerage Authority (BRSA) in Union Beach and reviewed important federal updates to the Sandy recovery process. Pallone and Menendez discussed a new revision to CDBG grant eligibility, and were joined by Michael Finnegan, a Port Monmouth resident who spent out of pocket to rebuild his home and before this revision was not eligible to be reimbursed. They also discussed FEMA funding for BRSA that will help repair damage at the facility, and announced their initiative in Congress to amend current law to allow condo associations and co-ops to apply for disaster assistance.

Jul 30, 2013


Washington – U.S. Senator Robert Menendez and U.S. Congressmen Donald Payne, Jr., Bill Pascrell, Jr. and Frank Pallone (all D-NJ) today announced that counties and municipalities across New Jersey will receive more than $10.9 million from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for various housing and economic development programs.

Jul 26, 2013

Pallone: Federal Cuts Are Putting New Jerseyans Out on the Streets

Long Branch, NJ – Today, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) held three town hall meetings with residents at senior complexes operated by the Long Branch Housing Authority (LBHA) where he shed light on the crippling effect the across the board federal budget cuts, also known as the sequester, are having on housing programs in New Jersey and nationally. The sequester has caused housing authorities to nearly stop issuing new rent vouchers

Jun 26, 2013

HUD grants to help Perth Amboy renters, homebuyers find affordable housing | The Star Ledger

“These grants through HUD’s Housing Counseling Assistance Program will help to provide New Jersey’s families and individuals with the resources they need to be responsible tenants or homeowners.”