Community Development

The Community Development's role is to ensure that annual funding made available to the Township form the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program is expended properly in accordance with Federal rules and regulations.
The program provides annual grants on a formula basis to entitled cities and counties to develop viable urban communities by providing decent housing and a suitable living environment, and by expanding economic opportunities, principally for low- and moderate-income persons.

Ervin E Oross Jr. PP AICP
Community Development Block Grant Coordinator
Department Updates
Lakewood Township Housing Rehabilitation Program
The Township of Lakewood would remind residents of the ongoing Lakewood Township Housing Rehabilitation Program for low and moderate- income persons in the municipality who are in need of upgrade of their homes for health and safety improvements and building code violations. Such improvements include new furnaces, roofing, electric system upgrade, access way improvements, plumbing upgrades, flooring, structural repair and the installation of smoke and carbon- monoxide detectors.

Please see the attached for further information.
Landlord-Tenant Child Support & Immigration Seminar
This FREE seminar is presented by the Ocean Vicinage Legal Research & Information Center, in coordination with South Jersey Legal Services, Solution to End Poverty Soon (STEPS) and Catholic Charities.
It is open to the public, space is limited and reservations are necessary.
Please see the attached flyer for more information or contact the Superior Court of NJ, Ocean Vicinage Legal Research & Information Center at (732) 929-2063
A deadline date of September 1, 2017 is established for all applications to be filed with Rehabco, Inc. It is anticipated that units will be ready for occupancy in Spring of 2018.

The application can also be found on the Community Development page of this website
Contact the Community Development
Address 231 Third Street • Municipal Building • Lakewood, NJ 08701
PhonePhone: 732.364.2500 FaxFax: 732-994-4562
HoursHours: 9 AM - 5 PM
Note: If this is an OPRA request it must be sent to the Township Clerk

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