Murphy Administration Announces 2019 Governor’s Excellence in Housing and Economic Development Award Winners


2019 Project of the Year Awards

SHA is proud to announce the two 2019 Project of the Year Award winners that are helping veterans find permanent homes. In addition to developing these projects with accessibility and innovation, the support planning of these projects includes building community partnerships and helping tenants integrate into the community by fostering independence and improving their quality of life.

SHA is pleased to celebrate the American Legion Post #107 and Camp Salute for their work in transforming their communities and helping house and support those who have given so much in serving our country. SHA also extends a special thanks to all our nominated projects for these awards who continue the tireless efforts to provide affordable, supportive housing in New Jersey.

American Legion Post #107 (Hoboken, NJ)

Arising from the destruction leveled by Hurricane Sandy in 2012, The American Legion Post 107 in Hoboken made a pledge to rebuild and through collaboration with donors and the City of Hoboken, not only rebuilt, but made permanent supportive housing for six homeless veterans. The development team includes Monarch Housing Associates, Kitchen and Associates, MidAtlantic Engineering Partners, Sabia Construction, NJHMFA, City of Hoboken, Hoboken Shelter, American Legion Post 107, and Bevan Lawson.

Camp Salute (Clayton, NJ)

Camp Salute is dedicated to providing over 70 affordable rental homes for families and veterans including handicap accessible and handicap adaptable apartments for residents. Combining support services in a community setting empowers veterans and families to build stable lives within their new homes. The development team includes Conifer Realty, People for People Foundation, Kitchen and Associates, and NJHMFA.