Fair Housing & Citizen Participation

NOTICE OF VIRTUAL PUBLIC HEARING and PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD

The purpose of this Public Notice is to announce to residents that the County of Gloucester intends to apply to the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (DCA) for $962,695 in Community Development Block Grant CV2 funds which were made available through the CARES Act, Public Law 116-136.


2pm Public Hearing

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 Meeting ID: 815 4636 9715
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5pm Public Hearing

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Meeting ID: 845 8213 0287

Passcode: 491923 One tap mobile


In order to obtain the views of residents, public agencies and other interested parties, Gloucester County will post a summary of its project proposals on public display beginning Friday, September 17, 2021 on the County’s website at the following address: https://www.gloucestercountynj.gov/580/Fair-Housing-Citizen-Participation .  This document will be available to the public for a period of no less than five (5) business days until Wednesday, September 22, 2021. 

 On Monday September 20, 2021 at 2PM and then again at 5PM, Gloucester County will conduct virtual public hearings via the Zoom platform to accept feedback on the draft plan allocating the CDBG CV-2 funds. Members of the public will be given the opportunity to speak during this hearing to verbally submit their public comment.  The log-in information for the virtual public hearing will be posted on the City’s website listed above. 

The County of Gloucester complies with all state and federal rules and regulations and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability in admission to, access to, or operations of its programs, services, or activities. In addition, Gloucester County encouraged the participation of people with disabilities in its programs and activities and offers special services to all County residents 60 years of age and older. Inquiries regarding compliance may be directed to the Division of Disability Services at (856) 384-6842/New Jersey Relay Service 711 or the EEO office at (856) 384-6903.

Fair Housing - Your Rights & Responsibilities

The Fair Housing Act of 1968, and subsequent amendments, prohibits discrimination in housing based on race or color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin. Everyone deserves a fair chance. If you suspect unfair housing practices, contact the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Fair Housing Hotline by calling 800-669-9777 (or 800-927-9275 for the TDD hotline), or the New Jersey Division of Civil Rights at 856-614-2550

Fair Housing Officer

Anthony Wilcox is the appointed Fair Housing Officer for the County of Gloucester and can be reached at:
Gloucester County Administration Building
2 South Broad Street (2nd Floor)
Woodbury, NJ 08096
Phone: 856-384-6991
Fax: 856-384-6995

Resources

Citizen Participation

We have provided documents submitted to HUD and made available to the public pursuant to the County’s Citizen Participation Plan: