New Jersey – North New Jersey Rentals

NORTHERN NEW JERSEY AFFORDABLE RENTALS

PLEASE READ THIS BEFORE YOU CONTACT US:

DISCLAIMER

Homeless To Independence Inc. is an All-Volunteer, Faith-Based, 501©3 non-profit organization. We do NOT receive any grant funding what-so-ever to pay bills for anyone in any situation. We do not give away money. We do not give out loans against any items for money.

This ministry is supported with generous financial donations that are used to help keep us functioning. Our purpose is to help supply individuals and families with personal needs such as food, toiletries, clothing, household items, furniture and baby/adult diapers/wipes both locally and to areas effected by disasters . At this time, we do not offer any shelter or transitional housing services. Again, we DO NOT pay any bills. We DO NOT pay any rents or mortgages.

If you are actually homeless, or about to be homeless or need emergency assistance of any kind, you can:

1. DIAL “211” from a:

a. Land line telephone. Tell the receiver your situation and what you need. They will give you information specific for the physical location you are currently at plus any referrals you may need. They have the most up to the minute information for your specific area. Dialing “211” will get you help and much more info than this office can provide. Homeless to Independence wants you to have all the information you need to get through the situation you are in.

b. Cell Telephone – This will ONLY bring you to the correct information center in the area code within the very same City/Town in the County & State you purchased/acquired your cell telephone in!

PLEASE NOTE: If you do not have a land-line telephone or cell telephone, go to your local police department, library, or house of worship and ask to use their land-line telephone. They may even make the call on your behalf.

2. Use the internet and go to: http://www.211.org/

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For those of you looking for employment through-out the United States, District of Columbia or Puerto Rico, simply send me an email to:
HTI EMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE 05-14

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Homeless To Independence Inc. is not responsible for misprints or cancellations of events by the event holders, landlord and/or their agent, or ourselves. Homeless to Independence Inc. also reserves the right to “NOT” offer services to people and/or persons that are rude, unpleasant, and untruthful in any way shape or form, belligerent and the like.

OCCASIONALLY, THERE WILL BE ARTICLES BY OTHER WRITERS. HOMELESS TO INDEPENDENCE MAY NOT NECESSARILY AGREE WITH THEIR VIEWPOINTS, BUT WE DO RESPECT THEM. THANK YOU FOR YOUR COOPERATION!

OFFICE CONTACT INFO:

THE VERY BEST WAY TO CONTACT ME IS TO SEND ME AN EMAIL: ANN@HOMELESSTOINDEPENDENCE.ORG

OFFICE NUMBER IS: 1-732-264-7500

Please note that our office does have very limited volunteer staff and if we are one telephone line we cannot answer the other line. There is simply not enough time in the day to answer and/or return each and every telephone call.

IF YOU ARE ASKING FOR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE, NO ONE WILL CONTACT YOU BACK.

THANK YOU!!!

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Hudson County,

Are at risk of losing your housing? United Way may be able to help you through Homeless Prevention, and Rapid Re- Housing Program. In addition, United Way may help you with Temporary Rental Assistance and stabilization for people living on the street or shelters, and assistance to household in imminent risk of homelessness due to eviction.

Criteria

Eviction Summons and Warrant of removal
Maximum gross annual income 30% of Area’s median income.
Must be able to move forward financially when assistances are completed
Legally in the United States (Current Visa; certification of Citizenship; Green Card, Current Permanent Residence Card; certificate of Naturalization; Grant letter from the Asylum office of INS)
Must be able to produce all other documents that are required.

United Way does not accept walk-ins. Must call for a screening and if criteria is met by the caseworker, then an appointment may be scheduled. 201 434-2625 ext. 251 or 224

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POSTED 04-21-17
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Somerset County, NJ Rental Assistance Available

Rental Assistance Info Session – April 26
Are you eligible for Somerset County’s rental assistance program?
Find out April 26 at a free information session in Somerville.
Post Date: 04/17/2017 11:44 AM
Somerset County Freeholder Patricia Walsh invites county residents to learn about the Rental Assistance Program as part of the county’s Housing Month activities.

County staff will host an information session and eligibility screening for the Somerset County Rental Assistance Program at the Somerset County Human Services building at 27 Warren St. on Wednesday, April 26, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Information will be provided from 6 to 6:30 p.m. and staff will be available to answer questions from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

The program offers up to 15 months of rental assistance to working families. The maximum subsidy provided is $300 per month.

“The goal of this program is to help working families who are struggling, or who have suffered a setback financially, to achieve financial stability by completing the entire program,” said Freeholder Walsh.

After a brief overview, staff will be available to answer questions and review eligibility criteria, which are listed below. For more information about the program before the event, call the Somerset County Community Development Office at (908) 541-5756. It is suggested, but not required, that you RSVP for the information session by Monday, April 24.

To qualify for the Rental Assistance Program:

All adults in the household must work at least 30 hours per week.
Clients must also complete a monthly household budget and meet monthly with a case manager.
Applicants must have a formal lease at a rate that is lower than the Fair Market Rental Rate.
Income limits are:

1 Person – $51,500 2 People – $58,800
3 People – $66,200 4 People – $73,500
5 People – $79,400 6 People – $85,300

POSTED 04-19-17
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New Jersey Public Housing Waiting Lists Weekly Update – IS UPDATED EVERY FRIDAY!
http://affordablehousingonline.com/public-housing-waiting-lists/New-Jersey/

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LOOKING FOR ASSISTANCE??
NJ Looking for Housing

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A free housing service that helps people find a room, house or apartment that best suits their needs. Search by
rent amount, accessibility features, housing vouchers and more. Also has information about moving costs,
assisted living facilities, help for people who are homeless and financial assistance to help pay rent.

For more information visit this link: http://www.disability.gov/state/new_jersey/housing

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HUD/Section 8 Field Offices:

Newark Field Office
One Newark Center
13th Floor
Newark, NJ 07102-5260

DIANE JOHNSON
Acting Field Office Director (973) 622-7900
Fax
(973) 645-2323

and…

NJ Camden Field Office
Bridgeview Building 2nd floor
800-840 Cooper Street
Camden, NJ 08102-1156

DIANE JOHNSON
Acting Field Office Director
(856) 757-5081
Fax
(856) 757-5373

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Hope for Veterans
Transitional Housing Program
~Celebrating our 5th Anniversary~
For eligibility guidelines or to make a referral please download a referral form from our
website www.communityhope-nj.org/files/veteransreferral.pdf or contact Jaime Simon, Intake
Specialist at (908) 647-5717 ext. 311 or jsimon@communityhope-nj.org
To schedule a presentation about our program or dates of our upcoming Open House please
contact Susan Visser, VP of Veterans Services at (908) 647-5717 ext. 301 or
svisser@communityhope-nj.org
Services Include:
♦ Transitional Housing for up to two years
♦ Case Management & Supportive Counseling
♦ Employment Assistance & Training
♦ Onsite Computer Lab and Computer Skills Training
♦ Linkage to community resources
♦ Access to benefits and counseling in budgeting to enhance financial self-sufficiency
♦ Specialized discharge planning services and linkage to affordable housing
Community Hope currently has openings at our Hope for Veterans Program, a 95 bed transitional
housing program for homeless veterans recovering from mental illness and/or substance abuse.
Conveniently located on the grounds of the VA Medical Center in Lyons, NJ, Hope for Veterans
offers homeless veterans a safe and supportive environment where they can start rebuilding their
lives.

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WE LEAVE NO STONE UNTURNED WHEN IT COMES TO HELPING OTHERS!!

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