U.S. Mail Issue

On September 11, a U.S. Postal Service truck carrying mail from zip codes beginning with 070 to 076, 078, 079, 088 and 089 had its cargo permanently damaged in a crash. This mail was on its way to a number of state agencies, including the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (DCA). If you are from the identified zip codes and sent mail to the DCA between September 7 and September 10, you may call (609) 292-6420 for assistance if you believe your mail was not received. You may also email the DCA by clicking on the link above.

New Jersey HomeKeeper Program Assists New Jersey Homeowners At Risk of Foreclosure

New Jersey HomeKeeper provides financial assistance to New Jersey homeowners at risk of foreclosure as direct result of unemployment or underemployment. The assistance is in the form of a 0% interest rate, deferred-payment mortgage loan of up to $48,000 for eligible homeowners. Go to the link above to see if you might be eligible for the program. A link to the online application will be available there.

Registration Now Open For “Destination Meadowlands” Business District Branding Seminar

The DCA and New Jersey Meadowlands Commission are sponsoring “Destination Meadowlands,” a one-day intensive workshop on Tuesday, October 16, 2012 that is focused on helping traditional business districts in the Meadowlands Region and statewide position themselves as must-visit locations. Those interested in attending should register as soon as possible to secure a spot. For more information and to register, visit http://meadowlandsdrmi2a.eventbrite.com/ or call 609-633-9648.