Deadline extended for Hoboken Rebuild By Design Project

Hudson Reporter: While most people have kept a close eye on Washington D. C. and the latest omnibus-spending bill due to much-needed coronavirus relief, Hoboken has another reason to hope President Donald Trump signs it; Rebuild By Design.

Thanks to U.S. Senator Bob Menendez, chair of the Sandy Task Force and ranking member of the Senate’s housing subcommittee, the more than 5,000-page bill now includes language that extends the funding deadline for the “Rebuild By Design” project which aims to make the city more resilient to storm surges.

In 2014, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development awarded the project $230 million in the form of Sandy-related Community Development Block Grant Disaster Relief funds.

To get the funds, the project had a completion deadline of September 30, 2022. Read more>>