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    Department of Housing and Economic Development 

    Diana Rogers
    Acting Director

    Department of Housing and Economic Development
    Trenton City Hall
    319 East State St
    Trenton, NJ 08608


    The Department of Housing & Economic Development manages the planning and development activities of the City government and offers a variety of programs and services, ranging from developing affordable housing to recruiting businesses. 

    The Department is divided into three operating divisions: Economic Development, PlanningHousing Production. Each division has staff available to answer your questions about their specific areas of responsibility. If you have an inquiry that involves the Department, please call the Office of the Department Director at 609-989-3518.  Your call will be directed to the right person or office. 

    Recent Updates
    Property Auction November 13, 2010
    Information on Purchasing City Owned Property (link added 10/21/2010)
    City of Trenton Zoning Ordinance  
    (adopted 06/16/2010)
    Trenton Green Initiative and Climate Action Plan (updated 6/30/2010)
    Requests for Proposals for City-owned property development 

    “June 2014:  City of Trenton’s Brownfields Program releases 2014 Brownfields Action Plan citing 20 years of revitalization and redevelopment.”

    On-going Programs
    Brownfields Redevelopment Projects
    Live Where You Work Mortgage Program
    Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)

    On-going Services
    The Department provides staff services for the following city boards and commissions:

     Landmarks Commission for Historic Preservation
     Planning Board
     Rent Stabilization Board

    Project Application Review Committee (PARC)
    Individuals and firms applying to these boards work with Department staff who review applications and provide advice on each board's requirements.
    Other Items of Interest
     Requests for Proposals for Professional Services
    (link to Division of Purchasing)
     Map of City Development Projects
     Master Plan Documents

    Division of Economic Development 
    The Division of Economic Development page includes information about Small Business Week, Trenton's Urban Enterrprise Zone, Brownfields Redevelopment, Live Where You Work, and other economic development programs.

    Division of Housing Production
    The Division of Housing Production page includes our Policy and Procedure Guide for Housing Development and a List of Affordable Housing Opportunities.
    Division of Planning
    The Division of Planning page includes descriptions of Projects Underway (to be completed in 1-5 years), On-going Services, and Projects Recently Completed.


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