Hurricane Sandy Housing Resources

Hurricane Sandy Housing Resources

The New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency has assembled a list of housing resources for those New Jersey residents who have been affected by Hurricane Sandy.
  1. ReNew Jersey Stronger
  2. SSBG Rental Assistance Program
  3. Find Housing via the New Jersey Housing Resource Center (NJHRC)
  4. State of New Jersey's Hurricane Sandy Information Center
  5. Sandy Homeowner and Renter Assistance Program (SHRAP)
  6. Looking for the Sandy Homebuyer Assistance Program?

  1. ReNew Jersey Stronger

    ReNew Jersey Stronger provides a wealth of resources and recovery programs for homeowners, renters, landlords, developers, businesses and communities affected by Superstorm Sandy.

    Visit the website at http://www.renewjerseystronger.org/

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  2. SSBG Rental Assistance Program

    Looking for the SSBG Rental Assistance Program? 

    Visit the program's page here

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  3. Find Housing via the New Jersey Housing Resource Center (NJHRC)

    Were you displaced due to Hurricane Sandy? Click to Download the Hurricane Sandy HRC Flyer

    Search for available rental housing on the New Jersey Housing Resource Center (NJHRC) website, http://www.njhrc.gov

    The site hosts information on available properties statewide, and the database is updated daily.

    Landlords throughout New Jersey are opening their available properties to Hurricane Sandy victims. Many of these are now listed on the NJHRC.

    Please Note: 
    The rental properties within the NJHRC are not specifically labeled as displaced Sandy resident housing. The rental terms will be different for each property, as they are up to the discretion of the individual landlords.

    We actively encourage those residents displaced by Sandy to contact the property landlord directly to determine specific housing needs.

    Simply visit the website at http://www.njhrc.gov and click on "Find Housing" to get started.

    Or, call a toll-free call center for housing information at 1-877-428-8844.

    Click the image above or use this link to download a PDF of our NJHRC flyer that you can print and share.

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  4. State of New Jersey's Hurricane Sandy Information Center

    The State of New Jersey's Hurricane Sandy Information Center has all of Governor Christie's updates along with helpful links including:

    • Emergency hotlines
    • Utility restoration updates
    • Insurance information
    • Road closures/advisories
    • Pet rescue
    • Volunteer information

    Visit the site at:
    http://www.state.nj.us/nj/home/features/spotlight/hurricane_sandy.shtml 


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  5. Sandy Homeowner and Renter Assistance Program (SHRAP)

    The Sandy Homeowner and Renter Assistance Program (SHRAP) is a temporary relief program to assist individuals and families experiencing a housing crisis resulting from Superstorm Sandy.

    Affected households could qualify for up to six months of payment vouchers (and no more than $15,000 in total assistance) to cover select home appliances, current or past due mortgage payments, rent and/or utility bills.

    Payment vouchers will be offered only for subsidies, benefits, or services that have not been or will not be covered by FEMA, home insurance or other government grants and subsidies.

    Visit the Department of Human Services Division of Family Development website for complete details: http://www.nj.gov/humanservices/dfd/programs/shrap/

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  6. Looking for the Sandy Homebuyer Assistance Program?

    Looking for the Sandy Homebuyer Assistance Program?

    Please visit the detailed program and page here:

    www.njhousing.gov/homeownership/buyers/shap/

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