Housing Development Corporation of Bergen County Celebrates Emerson Veterans Supportive Housing

HDC Cuts Ribbon for 14 New Apartments for Disabled Veterans with Special Needs

On October 11, 2017, The Housing Development Corporation of Bergen County (HDC), the non-profit development arm of the Housing Authority of Bergen County (HABC) held a ribbon cutting event for its Emerson Veterans Supportive Housing in Emerson, New Jersey.

The ribbon cutting celebrated HDC’s completion of the construction of 14 one-bedroom apartments for disabled veterans with special needs.

Project funding was provided by:

The apartments are in 7 duplex style buildings.

Generous donations of furnishings and time, as well as financial donations to home furnishings were made by:

All partners and contributors joined together to fully furnish all 14 apartments.

These are 35 photos from the ribbon cutting which were taken by Asish Patel. They are on our Facebook Page.


On June 29, 2016, the Housing Development Corporation of Bergen County, in collaboration with the American Legion Post 269 broke ground on Emerson Veterans Affordable Housing, the planned veterans’ housing development.

The design of the buildings and apartments was developed by Arcari & Iovino Architects in connection to a U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) competition. The design will be used as a model design for similar housing projects across the country.

The General Contractor was Belmont Construction and the site contractor was Matina and Sons.

Monarch Housing Associates served as the HDC’s project consultant.

Housing Authority of Bergen County

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