The Division of Developmental Disabilities believes that community living is the cornerstone of an independent, integrated life for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Housing Vouchers Through the Supportive Housing Connection
Effective February 6, 2017, the Division will make rental subsidies available to eligible individuals. These subsidies will be distributed in the form of housing vouchers through the Supportive Housing Connection. Below are the Housing Assistance Policy, the required application and agreement forms, as well as Housing Assistance FAQs and a guide to assist individuals in finding housing.
April 1 Housing Memorandum
The revised Housing Policies Memorandum, effective April 1, 2016, provides additional information regarding the Division's policies related to capital funding, sprinklers, and filling of existing contracted vacancies.
Introduction to Supportive Housing is a 26-minute film that provides an overview of supportive housing; information about mainstream resources used to fund independent housing; and considerations for people interested in pursuing independent housing.
Special Needs Housing Partnership
The New Jersey Department of Community Affairs, the New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency and the New Jersey Department of Human Services, Division of Developmental Disabilities have launched the Special Needs Housing Partnership, aimed at creating affordable supportive housing.
Federal [CDBG, Sect. 811, McKinney/Vento Homeless Assistance, HOPWA]
New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency (HMFA)
Housing Programs at NJ HMFA
Community Capital Funding Agreement
Supportive Housing Association of New Jersey
New Jersey Division of Housing and Community Resources (DCA)
State Rental Assistance Program (SRAP) information