Developers land $42 million for affordable housing near Newark’s University Hospital

A development team has closed on $42 million in financing for a project that will bring 78 affordably priced apartments to an area just north of Newark’s University Hospital.

NJAA calls for ramping up new state eviction prevention program

With New Jersey’s eviction moratorium drawing down and state officials no longer taking applications for rental assistance for landlords and tenants impacted by the pandemic, stakeholders are hoping to see a new eviction prevention program take center stage.

Builders, public officials look to confront New Jersey’s housing supply and affordability crisis

Homebuilders joined key public officials at the Atlantic Builders Convention last month to confront New Jersey’s housing supply and affordability crisis, pledging a spirit of cooperation as they search for solutions.

Murphy vetoes bill to allow third-party code inspections, calls for two-year study by DCA

A bill that would streamline construction code inspections in New Jersey using third-party, private-sector consultants is all but dead for now, following a conditional veto by Gov. Phil Murphy that shelved the proposal in favor of a two-year study by state officials.

DCA marks payout of $232 million in COVID rent relief, launches eviction prevention program

The state has disbursed more than $230 million in federal funds aimed at providing relief to apartment renters and landlords impacted by the COVID-19 crisis, officials said last week.

NJAA lauds passage of bill to end state’s eviction moratorium

A bill that would wind down New Jersey’s moratorium on residential evictions is headed for Gov. Phil Murphy’s desk, drawing cheers from many landlords after months of uncertainty.

ACDEVCO, stakeholders secure $680,000 award for Atlantic City neighborhood plan

Business leaders have secured nearly $700,000 in state funding for Atlantic City’s Chelsea neighborhood, supporting everything from streetscape improvements to outdoor fitness classes.

Developers press their case, setting sights on bill to allow third-party code inspections

A bill that would allow building owners to obtain faster code inspections using third-party, private-sector agents has moved through the Legislature in recent weeks, raising the hopes of developers and other industry stakeholders who support the proposal.

State details plan, application period for $353 million in COVID-19 rental assistance

State officials are rolling out another $353 million in rental assistance, in a move that should help both residents and apartment landlords who face mounting revenue shortfalls.

HMFA names new executive director to succeed retiring Richman

The state has named the new leader of the New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency, tapping a key official in the Department of Community Affairs to fill the role.