Fair Housing & Citizen Participation

NOTICE OF VIRTUAL PUBLIC HEARING and PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD

To receive citizens’ comments on the draft 2021 Annual Action Plan for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME Investment Partnership (HOME) Programs. The Plan is available to the public for review at the Gloucester County Office of Housing and Community Development, 1480 Tanyard Road, Deptford, NJ 08096 or from the County web site:  https://www.gloucestercountynj.gov/580/Fair-Housing-Citizen-Participation

To solicit feedback from residents and stakeholders on the draft plan, the County will be conducting two public hearings using an online meeting tool. The virtual public hearings will be held on Tuesday, July 27, 2021 at 2PM and again at 5PM. 

 

Any residents or stakeholders unable to attend the public hearing are encouraged to submit written comments by email to cvelazquez@co.gloucester.nj.us. All comments received by August 4, 2021 will be considered.

2pm Public Hearing

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84381378066?pwd=LzVmWUYwSkExb0RrcjE3dEx0RTV6Zz09&from=addon

Meeting ID: 843 8137 8066
Passcode: 132026 One tap mobile

 

5pm Public Hearing

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https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82896740827?pwd=WFVCSDBkYzBvWXlhTVdXdVIrS1o1UT09&from=addon

Meeting ID: 828 9674 0827
Passcode: 597188 One tap mobile
 
 

A final draft of the Annual Action Plan for Federal Fiscal Year 2021, which will be prepared following the Public Hearings, and will be made available for public review and comment for thirty (30) days in order to meet the timing and submission requirements established by HUD. A future notice will announce the public display period and inform the public of additional public hearings. 

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 encourages 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: