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.

HMFA reopens landlord relief program, expands eligibility to owners of up to 30 units

The state has extended and expanded an emergency grant program for New Jersey apartment landlords, drawing praise from the multifamily sector despite the need for additional relief.

Murphy announces $100 million rental assistance program

The state will provide at least $100 million in assistance to low- and moderate-income renters impacted by the COVID-19 crisis, under a program announced Friday by Gov. Phil Murphy.

HMFA debuts $50 million loan program for special needs housing projects

State officials have unveiled a new $50 million loan program aimed at funding 400 apartments for disabled veterans, homeless individuals and other residents with special needs.

EDA launches grant program to help towns, counties land Opportunity Zone investments

The state Economic Development Authority is offering $500,000 in grant funding to help municipalities and counties draw investors to federally designated Opportunity Zones.