Liberty View West Complete

Former Foreclosure to Future Asset

Garden State Episcopal CDC has completed another project in Greenville. GSECDC acquired a formerly foreclosed property, completed moderate rehabilitation and turned it into 4 units of housing. We think it is an improvement but we will let you be the judge. 

Housing Development Pipeline 2014

Below is a list of projects still under development or about to start. GSECDC's Division of Housing and Community Development is hard at work making these projects a reality. With a pipeline of $13,068,000, GSECDC will create 64 units on 31 sites serving 210 people. All of these projects are expected to be complete by the end of 2015. Garden State Episcopal CDC is building strong communities. 

Project Description Completion Date Unit Count Development Cost Number of Sites People Served
Neighborhood Recovery Program Phase 2 Home ownership, acquisition, rehab and resale of foreclosed two family homes Jun. 2015 10 $1,355,000.00 5 35
Bergen Hill Scatttered Site Strategy Home ownership, acquisition, rehab of single and vacant two family homes Jun. 2015 4 $1,081,000.00 4 18
Weber Friar Homes Home ownership, new construction on vacant lots Dec. 2015 18 $3,575,000.00 9 63
Neighborhood Recovery Program Phase 3 Home ownership, acquisition, rehab and resale of foreclosed two family homes Sep. 2015 10 $1,765,000.00 7 35
Hobart Project Special Needs rentals, new construction May. 2015 11 $3,032,000.00 1 20
Ocean Avenue Low and Moderate income rentals, new cosntruction Dec. 2015 5 $1,305,000.00 2 18
NRP Rental Rental, acquisition, rehab of foreclosed two family homes Dec. 2015 6 $955,000.00 3 21
Subtotal Predevelopment 64 $13,068,000.00 31 210

Completed Housing Project List

To date, GSECDC has completed the development of over 240 residential units, turning over 90 abandoned properties into quality housing for over 630 people through a $40-million investment in emerging markets.

GSECDC is a premier, affordable housing non-profit developer in Jersey City with over two decades of experience in building quality housing. The Division of Housing and Community Development is responsible for carrying out GSECDC's mission providing quality affordable housing opportunities to families that cannot comfortably afford to rent or buy in the private market.  

Project Description Completion Date Unit Count Development Cost Number of Sites People Served
Resurrection House LIHTC rental units-rehab of abandoned school 1993 28 $4,200,000 1 70
Mid City 1 and 2 (44 Scattered Sites) LIHTC rental units- scattered site infill, 44 vacant lots 1995-1997 88 $13,200,000 44 264
Bentley House Supportive Housing - acquisition of single family 1998 5 $200,000 1 5
Britton House Supportive Housing - acquisition of single family 1998 5 $200,000 1 5
Beacon House Supportive Housing - rehab of vacant 3 story building 2000 6 $750,000 1 15
Eugenia Suthern Homes Home ownership, 2 family homes new construction on 2 vacant lots 2005 4 $400,000 2 12
Grant/Myrtle homes Home ownership, 2 family homes new construction on 4 vacant lots 2007 8 $1,250,000 4 24
Greenville Homes Home ownership, 2 family homes new construction on 4 vacant lots 2008 8 $1,500,000 4 24
All Saints Supportive Housing - rental new construction on 2 vacant lots 2009 8 $2,000,000 2 8
Columbia Park Place Supportive Housing - rental new construction on 1 vacant lot 2009 6 $1,400,000 1 15
Houses of Hope Supportive Housing - rental acquisition of single family home 2009 6 $717,000 1 6
The Monticello Mixed use- Home ownership, condominiums and 2,000 sf of commercial, new construction on 2 vacant lots Nov. 2010 8 $2,100,000 2 20
Neighborhood Stabilization Program Home ownership, acquisition, rehab and resale of foreclosed two family homes Dec. 2011 18 $3,100,000 9 54
The Van Brunt Homes Home ownership, 2 family homes new construction on 7 vacant lots Nov. 2011 10 $2,230,000 7 30
Neighborhood Recovery Program Phase 1 Home ownership, acquisition, rehab and resale of foreclosed two family homes May. 2013 8 $1,294,000 4 28
Bergen Court Apartments Low income rentals (4 special needs), gut rehab of abandoned structure Jul. 2013 12 $2,522,000 1 24
Halladay Homes Home ownership, new construction on vacant lots Nov. 2013 8 $2,089,889 7 28
Liberty View West Supportive Housing rentals, gut rehabilitation of abandoned foreclosed structure Dec. 2013 4 $811,000 1 4
Total Completed 240 $39,963,889 93 636

Progress 9.17.13 - Halladay Homes

Construction Progress at 291-297 Halladay Street. Exterior facade and vapor barrier is going up. Check out the nice brick work.  Next up, walk through of the interior. We are accepting applications for presales. To apply click here. 

Bergen Court Apartments are NOW OPEN

Garden State Episcopal Community Development Corporation (GSECDC) is proud to have held a ribbon cutting event for the Bergen Court Apartments. After the building sat vacant for 10 years, GSECDC successfully partnered with HMFA, Jersey City, Hudson County and New Jersey Community Capital to substantially rehabilitate this facility. The project located at 242 Bergen Ave, Jersey City includes 12 affordable housing units, eight two-bedroom units with rents below 60% of the area median income and four one-bedroom units that are set aside for chronically homeless individuals with disabilities.

Read more about the project on the Together North Jersey website.


Progress 7.30.13 - Halladay Homes

Construction Progress at 291-297 Halladay Street. Framing up and some of the windows are in place. Next up, interior and facades.  We are accepting applications for presales. To apply click here. Check out the pictures and video.

Bergen Court Apartments - Nearly Complete & Now Leasing

Check out the latest construction pictures of the Bergen Courts Apartments. Located at 242 Bergen Ave in Jersey City, this property laid vacant for several years. We here at GSECDC are proud of our work and excited that it is nearly complete. To check for availability please call 201-209-9301 Extension 301.

APPLY NOW for one of eight two-bedroom apartments priced at $774 per month.