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The Division of Community Development provides direct services for its residents. Learn about the CDBG Home Improvement Program, the Golden Neighborhoods Homeownership Program, and the Relocation program on this page.

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Beginning Thursday, September 1st, 2022, at 10 AM, the Division of Community Development will begin accepting online pre-applications for their first-time homeowner program.     

The program is open to all low to moderate-income Jersey City Residents looking to buy a home within Jersey City. The program can assist with down payment assistance and closing cost up to $150,000.

Fill out a preliminary application between September 1st, 2022 to November 1st, 2022.

Please note, those who qualify after their preliminary screening will be entered into a lottery selection process.

For more information, questions, or concerns, please contact DCD at 201-547-6910 or at [email protected]

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