…For the community, by the community and making a difference!

The MC CC participates in, and encourages, community development for the community and by the community. Our focus but is not limited to quality affordable housing, commercial, economic-development, employment, and training.

At the core of the MC CDC’s mission, is a goal to create rent-to-own housing opportunities, while simultaneously addressing affordable home-ownership for the “Workforce” and moderate-income class. At the completion of proposed developments, the MC CDC will ultimately assist families in finding and maintaining affordable housing with nearby retail space to service community’s needs.

The MC CDC was formed also plans to aggressively pursue commercial opportunities that will complete and compliment the development and revitalization of the community.

The MC CDC was formed in 1999 as a neighborhood coalition in Jersey City, NJ. It is based in the Morris Canal Area, also known as Lafayette, just outside of Liberty State Park. The MC CDC has received development designation by the Jersey City Redevelopment Agency for properties in the Morris Canal Redevelopment Area. The MC CDC has assembled an experienced staff an committed Board of Directors, our talented group of staff and volunteers, provides and excellent pool of resources for the MC CDC to pick and choose a perfect candidate.