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Social Services

COVID-19 Housing Assistance Program

You can now apply for housing assistance if you suffered a financial hardship due to COVID-19 and have not been able to pay your rent or mortgage. Please download the attached informational flyer in English and Spanish.

You are eligible to apply for the COVID-19 Housing Assistance Program if:

  • You live in New Jersey
  • Have overdue rent or mortgage payments from March 2020 and/or need assistance until December 2020
  • Have proof that you are not able to pay rent/mortgage due to COVID-19, such as loss of income or reduced hours at work or unable to work due to being high-risk or having to quarantine or isolate, or due to a child’s remote learning
  • Your annual income does not exceed 450% of the federal poverty level

How It Works

  • Apply online here.
  • You will need to demonstrate that your income doesn’t exceed the income limit and that you were unable to pay your rent or mortgage due to COVID-19.
  • You will also need provide proof a current lease/rental agreement or mortgage information, and a letter from your landlord documenting your pay history and status

Applications will be processed until funding is exhausted.