The property at 530 Forest Grove Road in the Borough contains a residential dwelling that has been subject to repeated flooding and has become inhabitable. The borough received a Disaster Recovery grant from the NJ Department of Community Affairs in the amount of $218,810 for the acquisition and demolition of the property. After the structure is demolished the Borough intends to utilize the vacant property to increase its storm water drainage capacity.
Financial assistance for the CDBG-DR Program is made possible by a grant from the:
US Department of Housing and Urban Development
New Jersey Department of Community Affairs Division of Housing and Community Resources
Small Cities Community Development Block Grant Program
Chris Christie, Governor-- State of New Jersey
Kim Guadagno, Lt. Governor
Richard E. Constable, lll, Commissioner, New Jersey Department of Community Affairs
NOTICE TO RESIDENTS OF BUENA BOROUGH
Fair Housing Program
Buena Borough has received a CDBG DR grant from the NJ Department of community Affairs. These funds will be used to purchase and demolish a home that is subject to repetitive flood losses. The borough fully endorses state and federal law regarding housing discrimination and actively promotes full access to housing opportunity, both rental and ownership, regardless of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, disability and/or familial status.
In order to affirmatively further fair housing, Buena Borough has established a Fair Housing Program and appointed a Fair Housing Officer. Any person desiring information concerning fair housing or persons who believe they have been discriminated against in any housing related matter may contact the program for counseling and referral to State and federal enforcement agencies.
The Fair Housing Program may be contacted at the following address:
Borough of Buena
616 Central Avenue
Minotola, New Jersey 08341
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