New Jersey Deaf Housing

NJDH Update November 2023

  • November 15, 2023

NJDH continues to work on getting housing in NJ for the Deaf, deafblind and Hard of Hearing.  It is a long and difficult job.  Many other states also have had a long wait. We see their success and become impatient. NJDH is working on 3 potential locations  NJDH continues to work with the State of … Continue Reading

Update on Progress of Deaf Housing in New Jersey

  • June 22, 2023

A video meeting was held on May 22nd with representatives from the NJ Department of Education (lead Dr Julie Bunt, Chief of Staff), the Board of NJDH and the Board’s attorney, Monica Vir, participating. The discussion was about the NJDH proposal to renovate the vacant dormitory Building 24 into low income senior housing for the … Continue Reading

NJDH and Building 24 at MKSD/NJSD Renovation Timeline

  • December 16, 2022

After the COVID lockdown, NJDH has been working on an opportunity to renovate the vacant boy’s dorm (Building 24) at the Marie Katzenbach School for the Deaf (MKSD).  The renovation from a dormitory to apartments and community rooms will cost about $7 million which includes removing asbestos, adding an elevator, new windows, electric and heating, … Continue Reading

Update on Progress of Deaf Housing in New Jersey

  • August 6, 2021

During the Covid lockdown and throughout this year, NJDH has continued to work to bring Deaf Housing to NJ.  We have put together a detailed Business proposal and met many people from NJ organizations that can help make our dream of Deaf Housing in NJ come true! An exceptional opportunity has been found. The former … Continue Reading

Pandemic Progress Report

  • June 1, 2020

Like most other nonprofit, community-based organizations, New Jersey Deaf Housing is keeping our mission alive during the Covid-19 shut-down.  Even though we are unable to meet in person or attend Supportive Housing Association and Deaf community events in New Jersey, we continue to advocate for affordable and fully accessible housing for our Deaf, DeafBlind, Hard … Continue Reading

NJDH: The Year 2019 in Review

  • January 17, 2020
SOMERSET, NJ JAN 17, 2020  Throughout 2019, New Jersey Deaf Housing continued working toward our mission of building fully accessible and culturally supportive housing for Deaf, DeafBlind, Late Deafened and Hard of Hearing individuals in New Jersey. More than 80 volunteers – including our dedicated board – supported these efforts in 2019.  For the past ... Continue Reading

NJDH to Exhibit at Annual SHA Conference

  • January 10, 2020

NOVEMBER 21, 2019 New Jersey Deaf Housing will exhibit at the 21st Annual Supportive Housing Conference on December 6, 2019 in Somerset, NJ. The conference, sponsored by Supportive Housing Association (SHA) of New Jersey, brings together all those interested in the supportive housing market – from providers of services, to architects and builders, lenders, consumers and … Continue Reading