The State of New Jersey, through the Department of Community Affairs (DCA), has opened a $350 million rental assistance program to help COVID-impacted tenants with past due rent, future rent, and utilities. Note: You must be a current tenant.  While there are income limitations which are outlined below, if you need assistance, we still urge you to apply, as there may be additional programs in the future. When you apply, recipients will be drawn from a lottery. However, the funds are limited, so we would suggest you apply as soon as possible. For complete information click here. Landlord questions click here

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