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The New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency promotes and builds affordable housing to create low-cost rental opportunities. Listed below is a resource that can be used to find affordable rental properties within the State of New Jersey.

New Jersey Housing Resource Center (NJHRC)

The New Jersey Housing Resource Center (NJHRC) website will allow you to search thousands of affordable, subsidized and market rate units throughout New Jersey. You can customize your search based on your specific needs, budget and desired location. The NJHRC is free, anonymous, and updated regularly.

The NJHRC is an online tool for:

  • Finding and listing affordable housing
  • Helping people with disabilities find housing options
  • Obtaining housing information and links

Begin your housing search today by using the NJHRC!

Assistance Programs Provided By New Jersey

DCA has a variety of programs that can help you with rent/heating costs,
prevention of eviction, reduction of utility bills, and removal of lead hazards
from your home.


Looking for the Supportive Housing Connection?

The Supportive Housing Connection (SHC) now resides at the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (DCA) and can be found online here:

State Resources for Renters

For more information on your rights as a tenant in New Jersey, see the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs Landlord-Tenant Information page.

Federal and state laws prevent housing discrimination by landlords. For more information, see the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs Housing Discrimination page and the New Jersey Division on Civil Rights' Law Against Discrimination page.

Rental Assistance

Homelessness and Eviction Prevention

Home Energy Assistance

Other Housing Programs

Other State Programs