MIDDLETOWN, NJ - For homeowners needing a break on repairs, a program in town may be very helpful if qualified. This month, residents can review the plans in place and those in the next few years. Like towns across the state, Middletown participates in the National Affordable Housing Act of 1990. They provide low to moderate income home rehabilitation funding and will be having a public hearing process this month on their Community Development Block Grant program.

According to the town, "If you are a Middletown homeowner, you may be eligible for a home rehabilitation grant of up to $25,000 from the Township’s Home Rehabilitation Program funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. This program is for low and moderate income households. Call (732) 615-2281."

The specific program they will hold a public hearing on is called the Summary of FY 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan and 2020 Annual Action Plan.The township states that the plan addresses housing and overall community development needs for all Township residents, and particularly for low-income households and describes activities the Township of Middletown plans to undertake to address the priorities and specific objectives for housing and community development.  In addition, the 'plan' identifies the public and private funding sources that will be used to carry out the needs and objectives outlined in the plan.  It also identifies housing and community development projects designed to meet the needs and objectives.  

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The Township will be holding a public hearing to invite public comment and input on Wednesday, July 15, 2020, 7PM.  Click HERE to access the meeting. The five day public comment period begins on July 13, 2020 and ends at midnight on July 17, 2020. 

To view the 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan click HERE and to view the 2020 Annual Action Plan click HERE. No comments will be accepted by telephone.