Hudson County housing authorities to receive federal funding

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U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker announced millions in federal funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to support local public housing agencies preserve, repair, and modernize affordable homes across the state.

“Families across New Jersey deserve to live in safe, quality, reliable and affordable housing,” said Menendez. “This federal funding will build up our communities, boost our economy and empower our families to fulfill their potential.”

“Each and every New Jerseyan deserves a safe, affordable place to live,” said Booker. “It is especially critical during the current public health crisis that our public housing programs have the resources they need to serve the New Jersey families that rely on them.”

Of the more than $85 million in Public Housing Capital Fund grants allocated, roughly $19 million went to local housing authorities in Hudson County.

The Jersey City Housing Authority will receive $6,578,836, the Hoboken Housing Authority will receive  $4,072,314, the  Bayonne Housing Authority will receive $3,524,579, the North Bergen Housing Authority will receive $2,344,389.00, the Union City Housing Authority will receive $1,216,918, the Harrison Housing Authority will receive  $875,950, and the Guttenberg Housing Authority will receive $617,443.