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COVID-19 HOUSING INFORMATION

We're here to help tenants and homeowners in Bergen, Hudson and Passaic Counties. Click through our resources below and call our offices if you have more questions.

 

Murphy Administration Announces Second Phase of Rental Assistance Program

 

Recognizing that New Jersey residents continue to need rental assistance during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Murphy Administration today announced that the application period for a second phase of the COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance Program will open on March 22, 2021. The federally-funded program will provide approximately $353 million in rental assistance to low- and moderate-income households that have had a substantial reduction in income as a result of the pandemic, including those who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

Applicants for the COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance Program Phase II (CVERAP Phase II) may be eligible for up to 12 months of rental assistance to help pay for rent arrears incurred after March 13, 2020, and future rent to the extent that funds are available.

 

CVERAP Phase II applications can be submitted online starting at 9 a.m. on March 22 with the use of a personal computer, laptop, smartphone, or tablet at https://njdca.onlinepha.com.

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Paterson Guaranteed Income Pilot
 

A guaranteed income is an unconditional, periodic cash payment that ensures a minimum income level, regardless of employment status,

You can find out more about Paterson's guaranteed income program via one of the city's town halls with Mayor Andre Sayegh!

For more information, contact the City of Paterson

Those who are experiencing housing issues such as inability to pay rent or harassment by landlords are encouraged to contact our office without waiting until you receive court papers or eviction orders, as we are often better able to assist you at an early stage of your problem. Please contact us at NNJLS@lsnj.org