Urban League Affordable Housing & Community Development Corp. (ULAHCDC) Hudson County (2010)

The Urban League of Hudson County (ULHC) seeks to meet the needs of underserved and underrepresented populations in Hudson County. Hudson County is located in northern New Jersey, just across the North River (Hudson River) from Manhattan. With a population of over 608,975 and growing, Hudson County is one of New Jersey’s largest counties (US – Places, […]

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Building Community Development Capacity: New Community Corporation (2004)

The 2004 Rutgers Bloustein Community Development Studio partnered with Newark’s New Community Corporation (NCC).  Located in Newark’s Central Ward, NCC’s size and breadth of activities set it apart from other CDCs.  NCC is involved in housing construction and management, job training, welfare-to-work training and services, retail trade, childcare, senior care, health, security, and education. NCC […]

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Mapping the Future of Community Development: Newark’s Tax Revaluation and New Community Corporation (2003)

The Spring 2003 Rutgers Community Development Studio partnered with New Community Corporation (NCC) to explore the impacts of  tax revaluation for the organization and its community. The State of New Jersey mandated the revaluation of Newark’s property base and in 2002-3, Certified Valuations, Inc. examined every property in Newark and estimated the market value of […]

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Building Community: The Work of New Community Corporation (2002)

The 2002 Rutgers Bloustein Community Development Studio partnered with New Community Corporation (NCC) to document NCC’s history, vision, and mission. The team produced a report that highlights NCC’s comprehensiveness, strong leadership, flexibility, efforts to engage community voice, its flexibility, its strength in networking and cooperation, and its success in creating and building power. Final Report/ Syllabus

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A Health Center in West Side Park? (2001)

The Rutgers Bloustein Spring 2001 Community Development Studio partnered with Corinthian Housing Development Corporation and Tri-City Peoples Corporation to explore the potential to create a community health center. The studio marked the continuation of a five-year effort of the Rutgers Center for Urban Policy Research and the Rutgers Community Outreach Partnership Center in Newark’s West Side […]

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West Side Park, Newark: A Three Phase Redevelopment Plan (2000)

The 2000 Spring Rutgers Bloustein Community Development Studio partnered with the West Side Park Conservancy/Friends of West Side Park and the Newark Empowerment Council to develop a community plan for West Side Park, a 35-acre park, located at the heart of Newark’s West Side Park neighborhood. The students toured the West Side neighborhood, immersed themselves in […]

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