Governor Phil Murphy’s administration on Wednesday awarded $1,273,500 to the nonprofit New Jersey Community Development Corporation (NJCDC) for two Paterson low-income housing projects.
The New Jersey Department of Community Affairs awarded $2.6 million to the Paterson Habitat for Humanity to construct more than a dozen single-family homes for low-income families.
Chena Johnson had been homeless for more than three years after the Paterson Housing Authority terminated her federal housing benefits without a hearing. She took the housing agency to court for violating her Fourteenth Amendment right to due process and won.
After being evicted out of her apartment without a hearing three years ago, 42-year-old Chena Johnson took the Paterson Housing Authority to court and won.
A resident of the Freedom Village housing complex has filed a lawsuit against the Paterson Housing Authority that seeks $15 million in damages, according to documents filed in federal court on Wednesday.