The Housing Assistance office oversees programs that prevent homelessness and help people move out of temporary shelters and into stable, permanent housing. The office administers housing assistance programs such as the Homelessness Prevention Program (HPP), the Housing Choice Voucher Section 8 Program (Section 8) and the State Rental Assistance Program (SRAP).
Phone: (609) 292-4080
- Family Self-Sufficiency
- Homelessness Prevention
- Shelter Support/Emergency Housing Grant
- Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher
- State Rental Assistance Program
- Section 8 Single Room Occupancy (SRO) - Moderate Rehabilitation
- Section 8 Homeownership Program
- Neighborhood Preservation Balanced Housing
- HOME - CHDO Production (Community Housing Development Organizations)
- HOME Housing Production Investment Fund
Energy Assistance: Low-Income eligible households that are having a difficulty paying their heating and cooling bills can contact this office for financial assistance and help in weatherizing their homes.
Phone: (800) 510-3102
The Community Services office distributes federal funds to community agencies that help income-eligible households with health, education, employment, and housing needs. It also oversees the Office of Recreation which distributes state funding, certifies professionals, offers conferences, and provides technical assistance on recreation. This Office also manages the Individual Development Account (IDA) program which works toward empowering working families to save money to buy a home, create a job, or attend higher education.
Email: Pat Swartz
Phone: (609) 984-6654
The Neighborhood Programs office manages a comprehensive group of programs funded under the Lead Hazard Control Assistance Fund designed to educate the public about the dangers of lead-based paint and to eliminate lead-based paint hazards in housing. The Office also administers a variety of other federal and state-funded programs, such as the Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) which provide funding to municipalities to help with economic development, housing rehabilitation and neighborhood revitalization.
Email: Terry Schrider
Phone: (609) 633-6283