Community Development

To reach Lori Ryan, Director of Community Development, Contact Community Development – or call (856) 456-0205 ext 217
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Community Relations Specialist – Ashley Hagan –  Contact Mayors Aide – (856) 456-0205 ext 205



Gloucester Green Team is working toward our application as a SustainableJersey Certified Municipality.  For more information, email to



The City of Gloucester is currently seeking applications from qualified contractors to participate in the home rehabilitation program. Contractors must be licensed and have all qualifications in order to participate in the program.

If you are a contracting firm interested in working in rehabilitation of single family homes click here to download an application Contractor Application and W9

For questions, contact Lori Ryan, – 856-456-0205 ext 217


RCA Loan Grant Funds Available as a Deferred Loan Payment – Wait List only, effective 9/15/19

Gloucester City has available a block of funds to be used for homeowners who have been in their property for at least one year, and who are in need of major home improvements of up to $20,000.  The purpose of these funds is to preserve housing stock by upgrading single family dwelling units.  Home repairs must be qualified by HIP inspector as eligible repairs determined at inspection.

  • Household size is defined as all occupants of the household.
  • Household income is defined as the total income of all household members except children under the age of 18 or full time students.
  • Annual household income is based on the gross income from all sources for all household members, excluding those mentioned above, for the year 2018 for whom a US IRS form 1040 is available. All income must be documented to fulfill eligibility requirements.
  • Household income shall include gross amount of all wages, salaries, recurrent overtime, commissions, fees, capital gains, tips and bonuses; interest and dividends; the full amount of recurrent periodic payments received from Social Security, pensions or other similar annuities; period public assistance payments, alimony, child support and any other payments or contributions which are received on a recurrent basis and which may be reasonably expected to continue.
  • Household size 1 – $48,950
    Household size 2 – $55,950
    Household size 3 – $62,950
    Household size 4 – $69,900
    Household size 5 – $75,500
    Household size 6 – $81,000
    Household size 7 – $86,700
    Household size 8 – $92,300

These funds are available on a first come, first served basis.  They are awarded in the form of a deferred loan payment, to be paid back to the City upon sale of the property, or change in deed for any reason.  Applications are qualified in the order that they are submitted.  Contact Lori Ryan, Director of Community Development at or call 856-456-0205 ext 217.




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