Office of Community Development

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The Office of Community Development is located at 1 Medical Drive, Morris Plains, NJ 07950.

Public transportation is available via the OTA-Medical Drive Shuttle or NJ Transit Bus Route 873.

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Area Plan Meeting Cancelled

The Consolidated Plan and 2020 Annual Plan public hearing for April 23 is canceled.  The meeting is rescheduled for May 21, 2020 at 5:30 p.m. at 1 Medical Center, Pompton Plains NJ Room 82.  The Plan will be placed on display starting April 30 for public comment through June 1.

March 4, 2020 CDRS Meeting

We will hold a meeting on Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at 11:30 am.  The purpose of this meeting will be for the Regional Coordinators of the Community Development Revenue Sharing Advisory Committee (CDRS) to review funding recommendations made by the CDRS subcommittees for the 2019 Community Development Block Grant, HOME Investment Partnerships and Emergency Solutions Grant programs.

The Regional Coordinators will review and recommend funding levels for activities to be considered by the full CDRS.  Other grant-related funding issues may also be addressed. This meeting is open to the public, which may comment during the open portion of the meeting.

This meeting will be held in Conference Room 81, at the Morris County Non-Profit Mall, 1 Medical Drive, Morris Plains, New Jersey.  For further information, please call 973-285-6060.

Location is fully accessible to the handicapped.  If an interpreter or other assistance is needed, please contact the Community Development Office at (973) 285-6060. La informacion sera proporcionada en espanol a peticion.

Limited English Proficiency Four Prong Analysis And Language Assistance Plan

It is the policy of the County of Morris Division of Community Development to take reasonable steps to provide meaningful access to its programs and activities for persons with Limited English Proficiency (LEP). Read the updated LEP Plan.

Notice of Availability – Citizen Participation Plan

Morris County has prepared an amended Citizen Participation Plan for the Community Development Block Grant program from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development(HUD).  This plan outlines the County’s responsibilities for obtaining citizen comment on the Consolidated Plan, Annual Plans, Plan Amendments, the Analysis Impediments to Fair Housing, the Comprehensive Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) and any other HUD application should the County undertake one.  The Citizen Participation Plan will be on public display for a period of 15 days. All comments received by January 29, 2020 will be considered.

Anyone wishing to comment on the plan may do so in writing to:

Morris County Division of Human Services
Division of Community & Behavioral Health Services
Office of Community Development
PO 900, Morristown, New Jersey 07963-0900

Or [email protected]
Telephone (973) 285-6060
(TDD Users: 7-1-1; NJ Telecommunications Relay Center)

Draft 2018 Comprehensive Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER)

Comprehensive Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER)

Draft Parsippany Annual Action Plan & Five Year Plan

Comment through April 14, 2020. Anyone wishing to comment on the plan may do so in writing to:

Morris County Division of Human Services
Division of Community & Behavioral Health Services
Office of Community Development
PO 900, Morristown, New Jersey 07963-0900

Or [email protected]
Telephone (973) 285-6060
(TDD Users: 7-1-1; NJ Telecommunications Relay Center)

Five Year Consolidated Plan & Annual Action Plans

The Five-Year Consolidated Plan laid out a strategic plan containing housing goals, community development goals, homeless and special population goals, economic development goals, and planning goals.

Analysis of Impediments

About Us

The Office of Community Development serves 38 municipalities of Morris County through its administration of the:

  • Community Development Block Grant
    • CDBG grants are available to non-profits and participating municipalities applying for grants to fund activities within the realms of infrastructure and improvements, services, facilities and creation of affordable housing.
  • HOME Investment Partnerships
    • HOME grants are similarly available and target activities involving the creation of affordable housing; the Office also funds a Tenant Based Rental Assistance program.
  • Emergency Solutions Grant
    • ESG is geared toward providers dealing with homelessness.

The Office’s Homeowner Housing Rehabilitation Program (El Programa para la Reparación de Viviendas) serves to maintain affordable housing by enabling homeowners, experiencing major systems’ failures, to remain in their homes; it also assists towns in satisfying their affordable housing obligations.