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Resources, Information and Events

The Division of Developmental Disabilities believes that community living should be the cornerstone of an independent, integrated life for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Introduction to Supportive Housing”, describes the principles of supportive housing, some common mainstream resources used to fund independent housing, and considerations for people who would like to pursue their own independent housing.

The New Special Needs Housing Partnership
The New Jersey Departments of Community Affairs (DCA) and Human Services (DHS) along with the New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency have launched a Special Needs Housing Partnership aimed at creating affordable, supportive housing for 600 people with developmental disabilities by June 2013. The initiative aligns with the State of New Jersey’s goal to help integrate people with special needs into the community whenever possible. Read more.

Special Needs Housing Partnership FAQ 

May 2013 - DDD-DMHAS RLI for Transfer of Operations – Morris County

FAQ for DDD-DMHAS RLI - Updated June 14, 2013

May 2013 -
  Sandy Special Needs Housing Fun (SSNHF) RLI

Provider Information
Rent Survey Letter - 1/2/13
General Information
November 2011 - The Department of Community Affairs/Department of Human Services (DCA/DHS) review of the fire suppression system requirements resulted in the determination that a NFPA 13D fire sprinkler system may be installed in licensed community homes with five or fewer persons, one or more of whom cannot evacuate in three minutes or less. For more details please see the letter from DCA.
Housing Programs-


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Community Capital -

  • Major Maintenance Request Forms
  • Special Needs Housing Trust Fund
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