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Habitat For Humanity Awarded Grant To Build 10 Units In Township
BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, NJ – The Murphy Administration on Wednesday announced the award of $2,077,280 to nonprofit agency Habitat for Humanity of Burlington and Mercer Counties to build 10 new affordable homeownership units in Bordentown Township through the Affordable Housing Trust Fund (AHTF). The Fund, which was restored as part of Governor Murphy’s FY2020 budget, is administered by the Department of Community Affairs (DCA) and allows for the development of different types of affordable housing projects to support stronger, fairer, and more affordable communities.
Singleton Measure Would Help "Micro-Landlords" During COVID Crisis
TRENTON, NJ-- In an effort to support micro-landlords through the coronavirus pandemic, the Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee unanimously approved legislation on Monday sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton, who represents Bordentown in the Legislature, and Senator Brian P. Stack, which would establish an assistance program to assist landlords of one- and two-family dwellings.
Singleton Bill Gives Funds To Buy, Rehab Abandoned Homes For Homeless Vets
TRENTON, NJ– In an effort to combat veteran homelessness in New Jersey, the Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee unanimously passed bipartisan legislation on Monday sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton and Senator Kristin M. Corrado to expand an existing pilot program to authorize grants to purchase and rehabilitate abandoned homes for homeless veterans.
Bipartisan Disability Caucus Forms After Pandemic Exposes Flaws In NJ's System Of Care
Legislators have promised to come together to focus on disability issues at the end of a rough year for New Jerseyans with disabilities.
New Jersey Senate Committee Backs Bipartisan Bill Addressing Rural Broadband Access
(The Center Square) – The New Jersey Senate Economic Growth Committee advanced a bipartisan bill aimed at establishing a study committee on rural broadband access.
Under "Property Tax Reward Program" Residents Would Shop Local, Lower Property Tax Bill
TRENTON, NJ-- Legislation sponsored by Senator Nellie Pou and Senator Troy Singleton, who represents Bordentown in the State Legislature, which would permit municipalities to authorize property tax reward programs unanimously advanced from the Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee on Monday.
NJ Utilities Resist Push To Give You More Time On Overdue Bills
Utilities are resisting a push by the Legislature to enact a law prohibiting them from disconnecting service until six months beyond the end of the COVID-19 public health emergency, saying it’s enough that they’ve already agreed to a moratorium through mid-March.
NJ COVID Housing Relief Bill Has Been Stuck Since April. What Would The 'People's Bill' Do?
Homeowners and renters in New Jersey could have more breathing room to pay mortgage and rent bills they weren’t able to cover during the pandemic if a bill under consideration by the state Legislature passes.