The New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (DCA) will begin accepting applications for the reNew Jersey Stronger Housing Grant programs. There are two programs available:
Homeowner Reconstruction, Rehabilitation, Elevation and Mitigation (RREM): This program provides up to $150,000 for eligible homeowners to repair, elevate or rebuild their primary residences in the affected communities. The RREM program is intended to “fill the gap” between the cost of repairs and other funds the owner has received to repair the structure.
Homeowner Resettlement: This program provides a $10,000 grant award to eligible homeowners whose primary residence was damaged by Superstorm Sandy. This program requires you to remain in or return to Sandy impacted communities. More >
The City of Hoboken invites all members of the community to attend a swearing-in ceremony for fourteen new Firefighters. The ceremony will be held on Thursday, May 23, 2013 at 2:00pm in the Court Room at Hoboken City Hall, 94 Washington Street.
Hoboken City Clerk James Farina will administer the oath of office to the following new members who completed training at the Bergen County Fire Academy on Wednesday May 22nd: More >
Washington, DC- May 22, 2013- In the aftermath of the devastation wrought by Hurricane Sandy, the RE.invest Initiative today announced it has selected Hoboken, New Jersey and seven other partner cities across the country to help develop resilient urban stormwater infrastructure systems. The two-year initiative, which is funded by the Rockefeller Foundation, will help cities like Hoboken rethink the way they design, plan, implement and finance urban infrastructure. By helping cities use public resources more efficiently and attract new sources of private investment, RE.invest will reduce the burden placed on city personnel and public budgets.
The RE.invest Initiative announced that the partner cities, in addition to Hoboken are: San Francisco, CA; Miami Beach, FL; Honolulu, HI; New Orleans, LA; El Paso, TX; Norfolk, VA; and Milwaukee, WI. More >
In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, affected property owners all over the region are facing decisions on when, how, and where to rebuild. This decision is especially important in light of the future high cost of flood insurance and increasing risks from coastal storms. There are many nonstructural floodproofing techniques that can be used and participation in this workshop will enable you to better understand these options.
This workshop will focus on the “how” aspect, covering different rebuilding and redevelopment options. More >
May 21st, 2013
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May 17th, 2013
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