Homeowners/Renters - Resources

Housing Assistance Programs

The State has launched programs to benefit New Jersey homeowners, renters and local governmental entities affected by Superstorm Sandy.
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Working Families Living Expenses Voucher Program

The State has created the Working Families Living Expenses Voucher Program (also known as SHRAP) to provide housing stability for individuals and families still recovering financially from Superstorm Sandy by helping to offset living expenses. The funding will be distributed through county Boards of Social Services as well as other designated agencies in the form of direct payments to billing agencies or vouchers to select vendors to pay past or currently due rent or mortgage payments, as well as to obtain certain essential items, such as furniture and appliances. Families and individuals interested in applying for The Working Families Living Expenses Voucher Program can go to http://www.nj211.org or call 211 to find out where to apply within each county.
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Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Assistance

For information about FEMA assistance programs offered in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, please visit disasterassistance.gov.
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New Jersey Housing Resource Center

The New Jersey Housing Resource Center is a free service for Sandy-affected residents to utilize in search of affordable housing and for landlords who are looking to provide housing to displaced residents.
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