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Welcome to the Division of Community Development (DCD)!

Our mission is to strengthen Jersey City through fostering strong partnerships and responsibly investing our funding resources in the community.

We seek to develop Jersey City as a viable community by promoting integrated approaches that provide decent, affordable housing, suitable living environments and public spaces, public services and expanded economic opportunities. Our core values are IDEAS: Integrity, Dedication, Enthusiasm, Attentiveness and Solutions.

Click on the buttons below to learn about affordable housing, emergency shelter, our services, our partners, applying for grants and frequently asked questions. For more information on our program in general, visit What We Do.

The following grants are open at this time, with RFPs closing on November 26, 2018:

2019–2020 Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG)
2019–2020 Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS (HOPWA)
2019–2020 Community Development Block Grant - Public & Community Facilities Projects (CDBG-PCF)
2019–2020 HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME)
2020 Community Services Block Grant (CSBG)
2019–2020 Community Development Block Grant - Public Services (CDBG-PS)

Visit ZoomGrants to apply.

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