Bergen County Executive
James J. Tedesco III
and the
Bergen County Board of Commissioners
Mary J. Amoroso, Chairwoman — Dr. Joan M. Voss, Vice Chairwoman — Steven A. Tanelli, Chair Pro Tempore
David L. Ganz — Germaine M. Ortiz — Thomas J. Sullivan — Tracy S. Zur 

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NAVIGATOR NOTES September | Issue 25
Housing List
A service of the Bergen County Department of Human Services-
Division of Senior Services

 In this issue 25 of "Navigator Notes", Coming soon: The Dayton in Ridgewood. Deadlines: Mahwah Senior Housing (Sept 15) . Fair Lawn Senior Housing under construction

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Also check out this page on the NJ COVID-19 website on the
rental eviction moratorium in NJ
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Navigator Notes is available on line. Check the Bergen County Division of Senior Services page under Documents : Housing Navigator Notes
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To view the 2020 KEY SERVICES GUIDE FOR OLDER ADULTS AND CAREGIVERS online under Documents: Key Services Guide

Discard any previous issues of "Navigator Notes" and refer to this one, until a new edition is released in about 3-4 weeks.

Each email will lead with any new wait list openings, Section 8/Choice Voucher openings, deadlines or closings that we find out about, ("Hot Topics" in red) followed by the standing wait list info at various properties. At the end, I have provided links to websites of agencies that administer some affordable housing units, so applicants can sign up themselves for newsletters and/or any future notifications of wait list openings.

There are now links to several websites where you can search for apartments or rooms to rent in Bergen County, or any county in NJ. You can create your own criteria, including location, amount of rent you can afford, etc. These are at the end of this email, under HELPFUL LINKS FOR AFFORDABLE APARTMENT SEARCH.

You can use Navigator Notes as a resource when answering questions about affordable housing from your clients. Since the wait times for apartments can be variable, encourage your clients to sign up for as many wait lists as possible. Each building will have slightly different criteria as to minimum income and rental rates, which you can see when you follow the links to their websites. 

The Bergen County Division of Senior Services Information and Assistance Service Providers can help seniors complete applications, and provide “Options Counseling” which describes available programs that can help them to save money, such as the Medicare Savings Program, Food Stamps, info about saving on utilities and transportation and other topics. Call 201-366-7400, or email: seniors@co.bergen.nj.us.

If you do not wish to receive future editions of Navigator Notes, unsubscribe at the end of this email.

Maureen McCormick
Information & Assistance/Housing Navigator
Bergen County Division of Senior Services/ADRC
One Bergen County Plaza, 2nd floor
Hackensack, NJ 07601

mccormick@co.bergen.nj.us
www.co.bergen.nj.us
www.facebook.com/BCSENIORSERVICES

IMPORTANT:
All of the information contained in this document is provided as a courtesy to those seeking an affordable home. The County of Bergen is not responsible for any offers or errors contained herein

HOT TOPICS: Covid-19 information
Not exactly Affordable Housing, but a Hot Topic nonetheless--hoping everyone is staying healthy and staying safe during this unimaginable time. We are repeating some resources for you to keep you up to date with what is happening during the corona virus (COVID-19) pandemic:
Use ONLY reputable sources of information
·        NJ Department of Health: https://www.nj.gov/health/cd/topics/ncov.shtml
·        Bergen County Department of Health: https://www.co.bergen.nj.us/health-promotion/2019-novel-corona-virus

Hotlines (please note that the state is no longer directing callers to the poison control hotline which is what they were using before changing over to 211)
 
NJ Department of Health: Have general questions about COVID-19? The NJ Poison Control Center and 211 have partnered with the State to provide information to the public on COVID-19:
·        Call: 2-1-1
·        Call (24/7): 1-800-962-1253
·        Text: NJCOVID to 898-211
·        Visit nj.gov/health for additional information
 
Bergen County Department of Health: Health & Safety Hotline 201-225-7000 (after hours and weekends: 201-785-8505)

ANY SENIOR CITIZEN AGE 60 AND OVER, WHO LIVES IN BERGEN COUNTY CAN ALSO CALL THE BERGEN COUNTY SENIOR HELP LINE AT 201-336-7400 FOR REFERRALS FOR BASIC NEEDS.

AND NOW----HOUSING HOT TOPICS:

Coming Soon……
 
Town: Ridgewood
Name: The Dayton
Address: 100 South Broad Street
14 one-, two- and three- BR’s for Very Low, Low and Moderate income
Agent: Piazza & Associates 609-786-1100
Sign up for Preliminary application here:


Town: Fair Lawn Senior Housing Age 55 and older
Address: 18-25 River Road
currently under construction—avail. Summer 2020       84 one-bedroom units
Applications? Yes
Wait list? All applicants will be contacted via mail after preliminary reviews have been completed
Pre-Applications can also be obtained by email to
Print it out, fill it out and mail to:
Fair Lawn Senior Housing Urban Renewal LP, PO Box 707, Ridgewood, NJ 07451
By Fax: 201-836-4545
NOTE: Maximum and minimum income requirements for Fair Lawn Sr. Housing:
MEDIAN INCOME 50%/ 60%
Minimum income: $20,880 / $25,680
Maximum income:
1-person household $37,350/ $44,820
2-person household $42,650 / $51,180

Rent: $920 /$1,120
Agent:               Bergen County’s United Way 201-291-4050


Deadline to apply: Sept. 15, 2020
Name: Mahwah Senior Living Complex
Address: 92 Ramapo Valley Road, Mahwah, NJ 07430
Living Options: 13 one-bedroom independent living apartments
For: Adults aged 60 and over
Deadline: September 15, 2020
Anticipated Move-In Date: November 1, 2020
Contact United Way: 201-291-0619

Link to view info:

Link to download application:

Income Requirements: Yes
1 Person Minimum Income: $21,900; Maximum Income:$54,950

2 Persons Miniumum Income: $25,000; Maximum Income: $62,800

Application fee of $25 required with application. Checks can be made payable to BCUW/Madeline Housing Partners LLC

Documentation paperwork required to be sent with all applications. See application itself for list of documents and instructions.

Please mail completed applications to: Bergen County’s United Way  Attn: Mahwah Senior Application, 6 Forest Avenue, Suite 220, Paramus, NJ 07652



OF SPECIAL NOTE:
The wait list for Fair Lawn Commons, 1 Croucher Lane is officially closed. However, you can sign up for notifications of its re-opening by clicking on the button “Request Application” here: https://www.piazzanj.com/property/fairlawn-commons/



Town: Butler
Name: Butler Senior Community
Address: 9 Ace Road, Butler, NJ 07405
Applications? Yes  Age 62+; 18+ mobility impaired
Max. income for 1 person: $35,250
Max. income for 2 persons: $40,250
Rent based on 30% of adjusted income
How to apply: Submit a written request, including your name, address and phone number to: Butler Senior Community
Attn: Management Office, 9 Ace Road, Butler, NJ 07405 OR call the management office at 973-492-3700
Agent: Springpoint


Town: Passaic
Name: Boulevard Seniors Apartments
Address: 187 Boulevard Park
Applications? Yes Age 62+; disabled persons and their families
Rent based on 30% of adjusted income
Maximum incomes---
1 person: Very Low:           $37,350
                  Extremely Low: $22,400
                  Low:                   $52,850
2 people: Very Low:           $42,650
                  Extremely Low: $25,600
                  Low:                   $60,400
How to apply: call management office at 973-471-7449 or stop in to pick up an application at 187 Boulevard Park, Passaic, NJ
Mon-Fri 8 am to 5 pm
NOTE: application must be filled out completely (no blank spaces—if a question does not apply, write in “NA“. Completed ORIGINAL application must be mailed back, or dropped off to address above. NO FAX OR EMAILS WILL BE ACCEPTED


SPECIAL SHARED HOUSING OPPORTUNITY:
Town: Ridgewood
Address: 2 Victorian homes at 104 Cottage Place and 130 Prospect Street What: Not-for-profit organization offers shared residences for independent senior citizens, age 55+. Each home has 14 rooms with 7 bathrooms. Located in downtown Ridgewood, walking distance to stores and dining options. Village Service Senior bus stop at door. Male and female welcome.
Requirements: Age 62+. Must be physically and mentally independent—able to walk, navigate stairs, not be in need of skilled nursing care, able to manage own medications. No residency requirements, but must provide name of a nearby person to be emergency contact. For full list of Frequently Asked Questions: https://shareridgewood.org/faq/
What is included in fee: Private room with resident’s own furniture; shared bathroom (2 people), meals, utilities and housekeeping services. Common dining, living, kitchen and laundry room. Parking.
Cost: Currently $1545/month (includes cable), plus non-refundable entrance fee of additional 1 month payment.
Wait list open: Yes
How to apply: On-line: https://shareridgewood.org/apply/
   Call Roberta Sonenfeld at 201-670-9605 for an application and to set up a tour.
Agent: S.H.A.R.E, Inc. -- Independent Living for Active Seniors     https://shareridgewood.org
Ridgewood, NJ    201-670-9605


SPECIAL SUPPORTIVE SENIOR COMMUNITY OPPORTUNITY:
Town: River Edge
Name: The Senior Residence at St. Peter the Apostle
Address: 415 5th Avenue
Requirements: Age 60+;  persons with disabilities. Supportive community offering 3 meals a day, housekeeping, recreation, medication management, 24-hour staffing, private rooms with either private or shared bathrooms.
Cost: $2,900/month-- room with shared bathroom; $3,200/month-- room with private bathroom
Contact Gina Principato  201-225-0707



STANDING WAIT LISTS:

 wait list will be on a first come, first serve basis:
Town: Bergenfield
Name: Bella at Bergenfield
Address: 15 West Johnson Ave
Applications? Yes  9 apartments total
1 and 2 BR--very low, low and moderate apartments with monthly rents from $429 to $1,151 (utilities not included)
Wait list? opening summer of 2020, deadline to apply was June 30, 2020, for a first random selection. now applications for standing wait list.
How to apply: on-line
Agent:  CGP&H 609-664-2769 x5
 If no email/internet, call 609-664-2769 x5. Leave name, phone number, address and detailed message. Due to high call volume, call may not be returned quickly. This company encourages use of email and on-line applications for best results.
 NOTE:  Maximum and minimum income requirements—Income limits and Availability Dates are subject to change without notice. In addition to the affordable housing criteria, final applicants will also be subject to a non-refundable application fee of $95 due at the time of credit check and the tenant selection criteria.
NOTE: See how this agent calculates minimum income requirements: https://www.affordablehomesnewjersey.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/Minimum-Income-Chart_123151.pdf
**To submit preliminary application, any household with income over $8,000/yr.
To be income certified to rent unit: for senior units, you must devote no more than 40% of income toward housing expenses; for other units, you must devote no more than 35% of income toward housing expenses. This is adjusted if you have a rental waivor.


Deadline was August 10, 2020 for first random selection after that, applicants will be processed on a first come, first served basis
Town: Bogota
Name: The Atwater
Address: 1000-4000 West Fort Lee Road
Applications? Yes 42 Studio, one, two and three BR apartments
Agent: Piazza & Associates 609-786-1100
How to apply: on line--applications can be downloaded and printed
email: Bogota@HousingQuest.com
NOTE: both maximum and minimum income requirements:
Studio: $16,903 (low) Rent: $727
1 BD: $18,206 (VLow) Rent: $400
2BD: $21,943 (VLow) Rent: $475
Refer to link above for add’l minimums, rents and bedrooms


Town: Carlstadt
Name: 575 and 585 Hoboken Road
2 and 3 bedroom units
Applications? Yes
How to apply: online & download application
Agent: Piazza Inc.
609-786-1100
email: Carlstadt@HOUsingQuest.com
 NOTE: Maximum and minimum income requirements
2 BR:$33,669 Rent: $849
Refer to link above for add’l minimums, rents and bedrooms


Town: Cresskill
Name: Cresskill Affordable Property
Address: 35-39 Union Ave
Applications?   Yes
How to Apply:  on-line
Agent:               CGP&H
                         609-664-2769 x5
If no email, call 609-664-2769 x5. Leave name, phone number, address and detailed message. Due to high call volume, call may not be returned quickly. This company encourages use of email and on-line applications for best results.
NOTE: See how this agent calculates minimum income requirements: https://www.affordablehomesnewjersey.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/Minimum-Income-Chart_123151.pdf
**To submit preliminary application, any household with income over $8,000/yr.
To be income certified to rent unit: for senior units, you must devote no more than 40% of income toward housing expenses; for other units, you must devote no more than 35% of income toward housing expenses. This is adjusted if you have a rental waivor.


Town: Cresskill
Name: Cresskill Affordable Property
Address: 31-39 Broadway St
Applications?   Yes
How to Apply:  on-line
Agent:               CGP&H
                         609-664-2769 x5
If no email, call 609-664-2769 x5. Leave name, phone number, address and detailed message. Due to high call volume, call may not be returned quickly. This company encourages use of email and on-line applications for best results.
NOTE: See how this agent calculates minimum income requirements: https://www.affordablehomesnewjersey.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/Minimum-Income-Chart_123151.pdf
**To submit preliminary application, any household with income over $8,000/yr.
To be income certified to rent unit: for senior units, you must devote no more than 40% of income toward housing expenses; for other units, you must devote no more than 35% of income toward housing expenses. This is adjusted if you have a rental waivor.

 
Town: Cresskill
Name: Daibes Park Residences
Note: no agent is overseeing this location—no link for application available.   You must contact the provider directly to obtain application:
Rania Fragoso at rfragoso@daibes.net, or call 201-840-0050
 

Town: Cliffside Park
Name: Riverview Tower
Address: 500 Gorge Rd
Applications?   Yes    Veterans
How to Apply:  In Person to Clif Pk HA--Veterans only or spouse of deceased vet
Agent:               Cliff Pk Housing Auth 500 Gorge Rd 201-941-0655
Link to apply:   soon on website https://www.cphousingauthority.com/


Town: Cliffside Park
Name: Terrace View Tower
Address: 550 Gorge Rd
Applications?   Yes     Veterans
How to Apply:  In Person-to Clif Pk HA-Veterans only or spouse of deceased vet
Agent:   Cliff Pk Housing Auth 500 Gorge Rd 201-941-0655
Link to apply:   soon on website https://www.cphousingauthority.com/

Town: Dumont
Name: Dumont Senior Housing
Address: 9495 Schraalenburgh Way
Applications?   Yes
Wait list? Yes  Age 62+
How to Apply:  call Penwall Co. : 201-836-4500 for application. Pre-Applications can also be obtained by email to : mccormick@co.bergen.nj.us
Print it out, fill it out and mail to:
Dumont Sr. Housing, PO Box 309
Teaneck, NJ 07666
Agent:               Penwall


Wait list currently on a first come, first serve basis for future until it subsequently closes:
Town: Dumont
Name: Washington Promenade
Address: 546 Washington Ave
Applications?   Yes
Wait list? Yes
How to Apply:    Pre-Applications can be obtained by email to tford@cmeusa1.com put Washington Promenade in subject line  People age 60 or over can obtain an application by emailing: mccormick@co.bergen.nj.us
Indicate Washington Promenade in subject line
Print it out, fill it out and mail to:
CME Associates, One Market Street, Suite 1F, Camden, NJ 08102 Attn: T. Ford. Or email completed application to: tford@cmeusa1.com
More instructions are included in the application.
Any questions must be directed to Taurean Ford     tford@cmeusa1.com or via regular mail at CME Associates One Market St., Suite 1F, Camden, NJ 08102
Agent: CME Associates


Town: East Rutherford
Name: Central and Oak
Address: 10 Oak Street
Applications? Yes, Central and Oak will be offering a total of 30 very low-, low- and moderate- income rental units To apply, check “Rentals” on the Preliminary Application form.
How to apply: download and print application:

email: EastRutherford@HousingQuest.com
NOTE: Maximum and minimum income requirements
1 BD: $22,286(VLow) Rent: $550
2 BR: $26,811(VLow) Rent: $649
Refer to link above for add’l minimums, rents and bedrooms
Please complete the Preliminary Application as soon as possible and fax or mail it directly to Piazza & Associates, Inc., 216 Rockingham Row, Princeton Forrestal Village, Princeton, NJ08540  Fax: 609-786-1105


Town: Edgewater
Name: Avalon at Edgewater
Address: 100 River Mews Ln
Applications?   Yes
How to Apply:  on-line
Agent:               CGP&H.     609-664-2769 x5
If no email, call 609-664-2769 x5. Leave name, phone number, address and detailed message. Due to high call volume, call may not be returned quickly. This company encourages use of email and on-line applications for best results.
NOTE: See how this agent calculates minimum income requirements: https://www.affordablehomesnewjersey.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/Minimum-Income-Chart_123151.pdf
To submit preliminary application, any household with income over $8,000/yr.
To be income certified to rent unit: for senior units, you must devote no more than 40% of income toward housing expenses; for other units, you must devote no more than 35% of income toward housing expenses. This is adjusted if you have a rental waivor.

 
Town: Edgewater
Name: Edgewater Housing Associates Urban Renewal Senior Housing
Address: 27 Dempsey Av
Applications?   Yes Age 62+ or disabled
How to Apply:  Mail, Phone or In Person to Housing Authority
Agent:               Edgewater Housing Auth.  300 Undercliff Ave. 201-943-6000
Link to apply:   soon on website http://www.edgewaterha.org/
 

Town: Edgewater
Name: Neighborhood Assoc. Housing Friends NAHF Undercliff Apts
Address: 377 Undercliff Av
Applications?   Yes
How to Apply:  Mail, Phone or In Person to Housing Authority
Agent:        Edgewater Housing Authority  300 Undercliff Ave. 201-943-6000
Link to apply:   soon on website http://www.edgewaterha.org/
 
 
Town: Edgewater
Name: Neighborhood Assoc. Housing Friends NAHF Edgewater Place Apts
Address: 75 & 79-85 Edgewater Pl
Applications?   Yes
How to Apply:  Mail, Phone, Online or in Person to housing Authority
Agent:          Edgewater Housing Authority  300 Undercliff Ave. 201-943-6000
Link to apply:   soon on website http://www.edgewaterha.org/

Town: Edgewater
Name: Edgewater Senior Residence PVB Housing
Address: 300 Undercliff Ave, Attn: Christine Lodato
Applications?   Yes
How to Apply:  For Vets ONLY Mail, Phone, Online or In Person to Housing Authority
Agent:         Edgewater Housing Authority  300 Undercliff Ave. 201-943-6000
Link to apply:   soon on website http://www.edgewaterha.org/

 
Town: Elmwood Park
Name: River Walk
Applications? Yes
Wait list? Yes
How to Apply:  on-line
Agent:               CGP&H
                      609-664-2769 x5
Link to apply:   https://www.affordablehomesnewjersey.com/rental-opportunities/developments/?did=a0J1N00001hPGeBUAWIf no email, call 609-664-2769 x5. Leave name, phone number, address and detailed message. Due to high call volume, call may not be returned quickly. This company encourages use of email and on-line applications for best results.
NOTE: See how this agent calculates minimum income requirements: https://www.affordablehomesnewjersey.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/Minimum-Income-Chart_123151.pdf
To submit preliminary application, any household with income over $8,000/yr.
To be income certified to rent unit: for senior units, you must devote no more than 40% of income toward housing expenses; for other units, you must devote no more than 35% of income toward housing expenses. This is adjusted if you have a rental waivor.


Town: Englewood
Name: Greater Englewood Housing
Partners
Address: 1 Rock Creek Terr. and 1 Parkview Terr.
Applications? Yes
Wait List: Yes
1-2-3-4 bedroom subsidized apartments
Agent: MMS Group
How to apply: To obtain application used for either address:
Call Darlene at 201-871-0178
Or Fax request to 201-871-5888
Fill out application and email/fax to above or mail to:
Greater Englewood Housing Partners, 1 Rock Creek Terr., Englewood, NJ 07631
 
Town: Englewood
Name: Vincent K Tibbs Senior Apts
Address: 111 West St
Applications?   Yes Age 62+; disabled 55+
How to Apply:  PU application at 111 West St.       201-871-3451
Agent:  Englewood Housing Authority
Link to apply: soon to be on-line


Town: Garfield
Name: Garfield Senior Housing
Address: 15 Commerce St
Applications?   Yes Age 62+
Wait list? Yes
How to Apply:  call Penwall Co. : 201-836-4500 for pre-application. Pre-Applications can also be obtained by emailing to : mccormick@co.bergen.nj.us
Print it out, fill it out and mail to:
Garfield Sr. Housing, PO Box 309
Teaneck, NJ 07666
Agent:               Penwall
Rent: $800/mo plus all utilities


Town: Hackensack
Name: Barcelona Ct
Address: 164 Beech St
Applications?   Yes
How to Apply:  Online preferred Hackensack residents; Seniors 62+ or disabled only at this time
Agent:  Hackensack Housing Authority       65 First St 201-342 -4280

Town: Hackensack
Name: Hackensack Housing Authority - Patrick DiZenzo Ct
Address: 175 W. Railroad Ave
Applications?   Yes
How to Apply:  Online Preferred-Hackensack residents; Sr's 62+ and disabled only at this time
Agent: Hackensack Housing Authority
65 First St 201-342 -4280

Town: Hackensack
Name: Hackensack Housing Authority - Harry Berkie Gardens
Address: 60 Kansas St
Applications?   Yes
How to Apply:  Online. Preferred -Hackensack residents; Seniors 62+ or disabled only at this time
Agent: Hackensack Housing Authority       65 First St 201-342 -4280


Town: Hackensack
Name: Widnal Towers
Address: 65 1st St
Applications?   Yes
How to Apply:  Online preferred-Hackensack residents; Seniors 62+ or disabled only at this time
Agent: Hackensack Housing Authority       65 First St 201-342 -4280

Town: Hackensack
Name: Hackensack Housing Authority - Oratam Ct
Address: 230 Central Ave
Applications?   Yes
How to Apply:  Online preferred-Hackensack residents; Seniors 62+ or disabled only at this time
Agent: Hackensack Housing Authority       65 First St 201-342 -4280

Town: Hasbrouck Heights
Name: Hasbrouck Heights Sr Housing
Address: 245 Hamilton Av
Applications?   Yes
How to Apply:  Online or in Person open only to Has. Hts residents Age 62+
Agent: Housing Authority of Bergen County
           201-336-7600
Link to apply:
Website:

Wait list is first come first serve until closed:
Town: Hillsdale
Address: 273 Broadway
Applications? Yes   2 and 3 BR apts
Wait list? Yes
How to apply: on-line, fax, mail or call
Agent:               Piazza
                       609-786-1100
Link to apply/download and print application: https://www.piazzanj.com/property/273-broadway/
email: Hillsdale@HousingQuest.com
NOTE:  Maximum and minimum income requirements
2 BR: $34,320 Rent: $825
3 BR: $48,549 Rent: $1198
Refer to link above for add’l minimums, rents and bedrooms



Wait list currently on a first come, first serve basis until it subsequently closes:
Town: Hillsdale
Name: The Preserve
Address: 305 Patterson St.
Applications? Yes  there are (6 units)  1, 2 and 3 BR apts.
Wait list? Yes
How to apply: online & download and print applications
Agent: Piazza Inc.
609-786-1100

email: Hillsdale@HousingQuest.com
NOTE: Maximum and minimum income requirements
1 BR: $30,583(Low) Rent: $695
2 BR: $22,011(VLow) Rent: $402
Refer to link above for add’l minimums, rents and bedrooms


Town: Lyndhurst
Name: Winston at Lyndhurst
Address: 120 Chubb Ave
Applications?   yes
How to Apply:  on line
Agent:               CGP&H
                       609-664-2769 X5
Link to apply:
If no email, call 609-664-2769 x5. Leave name, phone number, address and detailed message. Due to high call volume, call may not be returned quickly. This company encourages use of email and on-line applications for best results.
NOTE: See how this agent calculates minimum income requirements: https://www.affordablehomesnewjersey.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/Minimum-Income-Chart_123151.pdf
**To submit preliminary application, any household with income over $8,000/yr.
To be income certified to rent unit: for senior units, you must devote no more than 40% of income toward housing expenses; for other units, you must devote no more than 35% of income toward housing expenses. This is adjusted if you have a rental waivor.

 
Town: Lyndhurst
Name: Station at Lyndhurst
Address: 240 Chubb Ave
Applications?   Yes
How to Apply:  on line
Agent:               CGP&H
                       609=664-2769 X5
Link to apply:
If no email, call 609-664-2769 x5. Leave name, phone number, address and detailed message. Due to high call volume, call may not be returned quickly. This company encourages use of email and on-line applications for best results.
NOTE: See how this agent calculates minimum income requirements: https://www.affordablehomesnewjersey.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/Minimum-Income-Chart_123151.pdf
 **To submit preliminary application, any household with income over $8,000/yr.
To be income certified to rent unit: for senior units, you must devote no more than 40% of income toward housing expenses; for other units, you must devote no more than 35% of income toward housing expenses. This is adjusted if you have a rental waivor.

 
Town: Mahwah
Name: Norfolk Village
Address: 1201 Norfolk Rd
Age-restricted property.
Note: no agent is overseeing this location—no link for application available.   You must contact the provider directly:
844-641-2960
Office has varied hours: Mon, Wed., Thurs., Fri.: 9am-1:30pm Tues: 11am-3:30pm
 

Town: Midland Park
Address: 577 Godwin Ave—(1) 2 Bedroom
Applications? Yes
How to apply: on-line--download and print applications
Agent: Piazza
             609-786-1100 x300

NOTE: Maximum and minimum income requirements-
2 BR: $36,685 (Low ) Rent: $931


Town: Midland Park
Address:  42 Central Ave—(3) 1 & 2 BR
Applications? Yes
How to apply: on-line to download and print application
Agent: Piazza
             609-786-1100 x300

email: MidlandPark@HousingQuest.com
NOTE: Maximum and minimum income requirements
 1 BD $35,828 (Mod) Rent:$ 940
1 BD: $44,194 (Mod) Rent: $1150
Refer to link above for add’l minimums, rents and bedrooms


Town: Montvale
Name: Montvale Station Apartments
Address: 7 Franklin Ave
Leasing office at location for info about the 3 –(1) one BD; (2) 2-BD-- apartments: 201-835-0209
Applications? Yes
Agent: Piazza & Associates 609-786-1100

email: Montvale@HousingQuest.com
Note both maximum and minimum income requirements
1 BR: $28,149 (Low) Rent:$734
2 BR: $36,686 (Low)Rent: $954
Refer to link above for add’l minimums, rents and bedrooms




Town: Montvale
Name: Charlestowne Court
Address: 11 Franklin Ave
Applications?
How to Apply:  on line download and print applications
Agent:               Piazza
                       609-786-1100

email: Montvale@HousingQuest.com
NOTE: Maximum and minimum income requirements
1 BR: $21,051(Low) Rent: $478-699
2 BR: $42,102 (Mod) Rent: $1052
Refer to link above for add’l minimums, rents and bedrooms
Download the application by clicking above, or e-mail at Montvale@HousingQuest.com; or call at 609-786-1100, and then press 5 to request an application. If you leave a message by email or phone, please be sure to refer to "Charlestowne Court in the Borough of Montvale"; and spell out your contact information for us.Return your completed and signed preliminary application by fax (609-786-1105) or mail it directly to:
Piazza & Associates, Inc. 216 Rockingham Row, Princeton Forrestal Village
Princeton, NJ 08540.
Fax: 609-786-1105.


applicants will be processed on a "first-come, first served" basis.
Town: Montvale
Name: Montvale Commons
150 Nottingham Court
Applications? Yes
Wait list: Yes
1-2-3 bedroom units below market rates
How to Apply: on line
Agent: Ragen      (201)-505-9400
Click on buttons to left: Submit online application or download general population housing application
Fill out application and fax to: 201-505-9409 or mail to: Montvale Commons, LP, c/o Regan Development Corp., 1055 Saw Mill River Rd., suite 204, Ardsley, NY 10502
NOTE: Accessible apartments in this property are monitored by Housing Authority of Bergen County and at this point, the wait list is CLOSED for these.
 
Town: Montvale
Name: The Alexa
Address: 160 Spring Valley Road
Applications?   Yes
How to Apply:  on line download and print applications
Agent:               Piazza
                       609-786-1100

email:Montvale@HousingQuest.com
NOTE: Maximum and minimum income requirements
1 BR: $29,177 (Low) Rent: $728
2 BR: $21,017 (VLow) Rent: $453
Refer to link above for add’l minimums, rents and bedrooms


The website continues to accept applications for future wait lists.
Town: New Milford
Name: The Nest
Address: 1070 River Road
Applications? Yes
Wait List? Yes
4 affordable apartments are under construction now. Additional info will beposted online at CGP&H website.
Agent: CGP&H
          609-664-2769 x5
Link to apply:
If no email, call 609-664-2769 x5. Leave name, phone number, address and detailed message. Due to high call volume, call may not be returned quickly. This company encourages use of email and on-line applications for best results.
NOTE: See how this agent calculates minimum income requirements: https://www.affordablehomesnewjersey.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/Minimum-Income-Chart_123151.pdf
**To submit preliminary application, any household with income over $8,000/yr.
To be income certified to rent unit: for senior units, you must devote no more than 40% of income toward housing expenses; for other units, you must devote no more than 35% of income toward housing expenses. This is adjusted if you have a rental waivor.



Town: Old Tappan
Name: Winding Creek
Address: 118 Winding Creek
 There are 8 one-, two-, and three-bedroom apartments that are rented to qualified tenants through the affordable housing program. To apply, check “Rent” on the Preliminary Application form.
Agent: Piazza   Phone: 609-786-1100
Link to download and print application: https://www.piazzanj.com/property/winding-creek/

email: OldTappan@HousingQuest.com



Town: Old Tappan
Name: Dorotockey Run
Address: 104 Dewolf Rd
There are 8 one-, two-, and three-bedroom apartments that are rented to qualified tenants through the affordable housing program. To apply, check “Rent” on the Preliminary Application form.
Agent: Piazza   Phone: 609-786-1100
Applications? Yes download and print applications

email:OldTappan@HousingQuest.com
Download application by clicking above; e-mail at OldTappan@HousingQuest.com; or call 609-786-1100, then press 5 to request an application. If you leave a message by email or phone, please be sure to refer to "Borough of Old Tappan " and spell out your contact information for us. Please complete the Preliminary Application as soon as possible and fax or mail it directly to:
Piazza & Associates, Inc., 216 Rockingham Row, Princeton Forrestal Village
Princeton, NJ 08540
Fax: 609-786-1105.
Phone: 609-786-1100
 

Town: Paramus
Name: Parkview Residences/Paramus affordable housing
Address: 11 & 12 Ann Ct
Applications?   Yes
How to apply: Download application from Paramus Borough web site:
201-265-2100 x 2220
Agent:               Penwall
Return by mail to: Paramus Affordable Development, Parkview Residences
PO Box 309, Teaneck, NJ 07666-0309
Rent: 1 BR apt: $1,015/mo; 2 BR apt: $1,200/mo


Town: Park Ridge
Name: Lehmann Gardens
Address: 12-14 Sulak Lane
Applications?   Yes  Wheelchair users
How to Apply:  Mail or in Person
Agent: Housing Authority of Bergen County
           201-336-7600
Link to apply:
Website:
Actual application:


Town: Park Ridge
Address: 26 Hawthorne Av
Applications?   Yes
How to Apply:  Fax or mail application
Agent:               Piazza
                       609-786-1100




Town: Park Ridge
Name: Ridge Manor
Address: 91 Hawthorne Ave
Applications?   Yes
How to Apply:  Fax or mail application
Agent:               Piazza   609-786-1100

email:ParkRidge@HousingQuest.com



Town: Park Ridge
Name: Quail Run
Address: 105-111 Hawthorne Ave
Applications?   Yes
How to Apply:  Fax or mail application
Agent:               Piazza   609-786-1100
Link to download and print application https://www.piazzanj.com/property/quail-run/

email: ParkRidge@HousingQuest.com


Town: Park Ridge
Address: 72A Park Ave
A rental community that includes 1 affordable, one-bedroom apartment.
Applications?   Yes
How to Apply:  Fax or mail application
Agent:               Piazza  609-786-1100
Link to download and print applicationhttps://www.piazzanj.com/property/72a-park-avenue/

email:ParkRidge@HousingQuest.com

Town: Park Ridge
Name: Hawthorne Terrace
Address: 81 Berthoud St.
A rental community that includes 1 moderate-income, one-bedroom apartment.
Applications?   Yes
How to Apply:  Fax or mail application
Agent:               Piazza
                       609-786-1100
Link to download and print application:

email: ParkRidge@HousingQuest.com

Town: Park Ridge
Address: 40 Park Ave
A rental community that includes 2 affordable one-, and two-bedroom low and moderate income apartments. 
Applications?   Yes
How to Apply:  Fax or mail application
Agent:               Piazza
                       609-786-1100
Link to download and print applications   https://www.piazzanj.com/property/40-park-avenue/


Town: Ramsey
Name: The Woodlands at Ramsey
Address: 141 Prince St., Ramsey NJ 07446
Applications?   Yes Age 62+; 18+ mobility impaired
How to Apply:  on-line, Mail or in Person
201-818-0230
Agent:  Spring Point



Deadline was August 20, 2020 for first random selection after that, applicants will be processed on a first come, first served basis
Town: Rochelle Park
Name: Oak Street Park
Address: 70 Oak Street
Applications? Yes
Agent: Piazza & Associates 609-786-1100
How to apply: on line--applications can be downloaded and printed

email: RochellePark@HousingQuest.com
NOTE: both maximum and minimum income requirements:
1 BR: $18,480 (VLow) Rent: $430
2 BR: $34,994 (Low) Rent: $934
Refer to link above for add’l minimums, rents and bedrooms


Town: Rochelle Park
Name: Park Terrace
Address: 106 Terrace Ave
Applications?   Yes Age restricted 55+
How to Apply:  Online, fax, mail or call
Agent:               Piazza
                       609-786-1100
Link to download and print application https://www.piazzanj.com/property/park-terrace/

email: RochellePark@HousingQuest.com
NOTE: Maximum and minimum income requirements
$16,620 (VLow) Rent: $451
$23,730 (Low) Rent: $688
$28,470 (Mod) Rent: $846
Refer to link above for add’l minimums, rents and bedrooms




Town: River Edge
Name: New Bridge Crossing
Address: 230 Kinderkamack Road
(6) studios and (1) 1 Bedroom apartments for 55+
Applications?   Yes
How to Apply: pick up application at 230 Kinderkamack Rd., Mon-Sat 10am-6pm.
Pre-Applications can also be obtained by email to : mccormick@co.bergen.nj.us

Print out the application, fill it out, and mail it, along with a copy of your photo ID, to: New Bridge Crossing Building, 230 Kinderkamack Road, River Edge, NJ 07661 Attn: Leasing Office 

CAREFULLY READ THE ENTIRE APPLICATION TO UNDERSTAND ALL THE REQUIREMENTS AND MAXIMUM INCOMES.  Especially note the first 2 pages of instructions.
MAKE SURE YOU KEEP A COPY FOR YOURSELF!
Also gather the documents you may need for proof, such as photo ID, bank statements, tax returns, any info about all other income, IRA, real estate, pensions, etc. Make sure you ask them exactly what they will require if or when they call you.
Agent:  Ingerman Co.
201-479-5274  Ms. Karla Norlander


Town: Rutherford
Name: Meadow Rd Apts
Address: 17 Meadow Rd
Applications?   Yes
How to Apply:  on line
Agent:               CGP&H
                       609-664-2769 X5
If no email, call 609-664-2769 x5. Leave name, phone number, address and detailed message. Due to high call volume, call may not be returned quickly. This company encourages use of email and on-line applications for best results.
NOTE: See how this agent calculates minimum income requirements: https://www.affordablehomesnewjersey.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/Minimum-Income-Chart_123151.pdf
**To submit preliminary application, any household with income over $8,000/yr.
To be income certified to rent unit: for senior units, you must devote no more than 40% of income toward housing expenses; for other units, you must devote no more than 35% of income toward housing expenses. This is adjusted if you have a rental waivor.


Town: Saddle Brook
Name: 140 Mayhill
Applications? Yes
Wait list: Yes
Moderate income apartments recently under management by CGP&H Co.
How to Apply—on line
Agent: CGP&H
            609-664-2769 x 5
If no email, call 609-664-2769 x5. Leave name, phone number, address and detailed message. Due to high call volume, call may not be returned quickly. This company encourages use of email and on-line applications for best results.
 NOTE: See how this agent calculates minimum income requirements: https://www.affordablehomesnewjersey.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/Minimum-Income-Chart_123151.pdf
**To submit preliminary application, any household with income over $8,000/yr.
To be income certified to rent unit: for senior units, you must devote no more than 40% of income toward housing expenses; for other units, you must devote no more than 35% of income toward housing expenses. This is adjusted if you have a rental waivor.



Applications will be processed on a first come, first served basis until wait list is closed:
Town: Saddle Brook
Name: The Grande
Address: 502 Van Bussum Ave.
Applications? Yes  (12) 1, 2 and 3 BR apts
Wait list? Yes
How to apply: on-line, fax, mail or call
Agent:               Piazza
                       609-786-1100
Link to download and print applications: https://www.piazzanj.com/property/the-grande-saddle-brook/
email: SaddleBrook@HousingQuest.com
NOTE:  Maximum and minimum income requirements
1 BR-$18,343 (VLow) Rent:$435
2 BR-$22,011(VLow) Rent: $509
Refer to link above for add’l minimums, rents and bedrooms

CLOSED
Town: Teaneck
Name: One 500
Address: 1500 Teaneck Rd
Applications? More information and preliminary applications are available on the website.
Agent: Piazza & Associates 609-786-1100

NOTE: Maximum and minimum income requirements—refer to info in link above.

Deadline was Aug. 30 for first random selection, after date, processed on a first come first served basis.
Town: Teaneck
Name: The Gabriel
Address: 227 Teaneck Road
Applications? Yes 5 one-, two- and three- BR apt
Agent: Piazza & Associates 609-786-1100
How to apply: on line--applications can be downloaded and printed
email: Teaneck@HousingQuest.com
NOTE: both maximum and minimum income requirements
1 BR: $29,726(Low) Rent: $$708
2BR: $35,074(Low) Rent: $820
Refer to link above for add’l minimums, rents and bedrooms


Town: Teaneck
Name: 1475 Palisade Ave Apts.
Address: 1475 Palisade Ave
Applications?   Yes
How to Apply:  On-line Fax or mail application
Agent:               Piazza
                       609-786-1100
Link to download and print applications:   https://www.piazzanj.com/property/1475-palisade-ave/

email: Teaneck@HousingQuest.com
NOTE: Maximum and minimum income requirementsrefer to info in link above.
Min Income: $28,149 (mod) Rent: $689



Town: Teaneck
Name: 159-161 Fort Lee Road Apts
Address: 159-161 Fort Lee Rd
Applications?   Yes
How to Apply:  Fax or mail application
Agent:               Piazza
                       609-786-1100
Link to download and print applications:

email: Teaneck@HousingQuest.com
NOTE: Maximum and minimum income requirementsrefer to info in link above.
Min Income: $28,149 (mod) Rent: $689



Town: Teaneck
Name: Community Housing in Partnership / CHIP
Address: 640 American Legion Dr
Applications?   Yes
How to Apply:  Online, mail or in Person
Agent: Greater Bergen Community Action
           329 Main St., Hackensack
                       201-489-1345
Link to apply:  Teaneck

 
Town: Upper Saddle River
Name: The Commons at Upper Saddle River
Address: 2 Silverbeech Ct
Applications?   Yes
How to Apply:  Email or Phone
Agent:               Piazza
                       609-786-1100

email: Info@HousingQuest.com
NOTE: Maximum and minimum income requirements
1 BR-$25,440 (Low) Rent: 649
2 BR-$30,686(Low) Rent: $779
Refer to link above for add’l minimums, rents and bedrooms



Town: Woodcliff Lake
Name: Community Housing in Partnership / CHIP
Address: 29-49 Broadway
Applications?   Yes
How to Apply:  Online, mail or in Person
Agent: Greater Bergen Community Action
           392 Main St., Hackensack
           201-489-1345
Link to apply:  Woodcliff Lake


Town: Wood Ridge
Name: Avalon at Wesmont Station
Address: 100 Rosie Sq.
Applications?   Yes
How to Apply:  on line
Agent:               CGP&H 609-664-2769 x5
If no email, call 609-664-2769 x5. Leave name, phone number, address and detailed message. Due to high call volume, call may not be returned quickly. This company encourages use of email and on-line applications for best results.
NOTE: See how this agent calculates minimum income requirements: https://www.affordablehomesnewjersey.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/Minimum-Income-Chart_123151.pdf
**To submit preliminary application, any household with income over $8,000/yr.
To be income certified to rent unit: for senior units, you must devote no more than 40% of income toward housing expenses; for other units, you must devote no more than 35% of income toward housing expenses. This is adjusted if you have a rental waivor.


New- CGP&H recently became agents
Town: Wyckoff
Name: The Residences at Boulder Run
Applications?   Yes
How to Apply:  on-line
Agent:               CGP&H
                         609-664-2769 x5
If no email, call 609-664-2769 x5. Leave name, phone number, address and detailed message. Due to high call volume, call may not be returned quickly. This company encourages use of email and on-line applications for best results.
NOTE: See how this agent calculates minimum income requirements: https://www.affordablehomesnewjersey.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/Minimum-Income-Chart_123151.pdf
**To submit preliminary application, any household with income over $8,000/yr.
To be income certified to rent unit: for senior units, you must devote no more than 40% of income toward housing expenses; for other units, you must devote no more than 35% of income toward housing expenses. This is adjusted if you have a rental waivor.


New: CGP&H recently became agents
Town: Wyckoff
Name: Fieldstone Manor
Applications?   Yes
How to Apply:  on-line
Agent:               CGP&H
                         609-664-2769 x5
If no email, call 609-664-2769 x5. Leave name, phone number, address and detailed message. Due to high call volume, call may not be returned quickly. This company encourages use of email and on-line applications for best results.
NOTE: See how this agent calculates minimum income requirements: https://www.affordablehomesnewjersey.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/Minimum-Income-Chart_123151.pdf
**To submit preliminary application, any household with income over $8,000/yr.
To be income certified to rent unit: for senior units, you must devote no more than 40% of income toward housing expenses; for other units, you must devote no more than 35% of income toward housing expenses. This is adjusted if you have a rental waivor.


Links:
For info on how to get on waiting lists for all their properties, FAQ, and application requirements:

Affordable Homes NJ—CGP&H
**Note: while this company encourages the use of email and on-line applications for the best results, they do provide a phone number to call if someone does not have email. It is 609-664-2769 Ext. 5. Leave a detailed message with name, phone number, address and reason for the call. They warn that they have a very high daily call volume, and may not get back quickly.
101 Interchange Plaza, Suite 301
Cranbury, NJ 08512
info@cgph.net
609-664-2769

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To sign up for their newsletter, look at their lists of properties or download applications:
Piazza & Associates
Princeton Forrestal Village
216 Rockingham Row
Princeton, NJ 08540
t.609.786.1100
f.609.786.1105

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To sign up to be notified of future available properties (stay connected), and for info on tenant selection process:
Bergen County’s United Way/Madeline Corp
6 Forest Ave., Suite 220
Paramus, NJ 07652
Phone: 201-291-4050

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To look at list of their properties:
Penrose
One Brewery Park
1301 N. 31st St, Philadelphia, PA
267-386-860

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To look at a list of their properties:
Regan
Regan Development Corp.
1055 Saw Mill River Rd
Ardsley, NY 10502
(914) 693-6613
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Affordable Housing opportunities:
Greater Bergen Community Action
Headquarters: 392 State St., Hackensack, NJ 07601
201-968-0200
Community Housing in Partnership (CHIP): 316 State St., Hackensack, NJ 07601
201-489-1345
 
 
 
Housing Authorities located in Bergen County:
Note: waiting lists for many of their properties could be closed at any given time.

Housing Authority of Bergen County
One Bergen County Plaza, 2nd floor
Hackensack 07601                
201-336-7600

Cliffside Park Housing Authority
500 A Gorge Rd. 07010         
201-941-0655

Edgewater Housing Authority
300 Undercliff Ave  07020     
201-943-6000

Englewood Housing Authority
111 West St.    07631       
201-871-3451
Fort Lee Housing Authority
1403 Teresa Dr. Suite FLHA 07605
201-947-7400
 
Garfield Housing Authority
71 Daniel P. Conte Ct 07026
 973-340-4170

Hackensack Housing Authority
65 First St.  07601                
201-342-4280

Lodi Housing Authority
50 Brookside Ave   07644        
973-470-3650
 
 
HELPFUL LINKS FOR AFFORDABLE APARTMENT SEARCH (OR ROOMS TO RENT IN HOMES)

The following are links to websites where you can input your own search criteria to look for available apartments/rooms in your price range and location of your choice. NOTE: some of these sites may require a fee—be aware and make sure you read the instructions on the websites carefully before proceeding.

New Jersey Housing Resource Center  877-428-8844

Women's Rights and Information Center in Englewood has a shared housing Program

The following sites include market rate rentals. Input your criteria to see any available apartments in each database:


 
 
The Navigator asks --Did you know about applications?.......
 
Affordable Housing applications differ widely, but the following are sample questions that may (or may not) appear on any of them. Take a look so you have an idea what might be asked, and be prepared to answer these questions for YOURSELF and EVERY MEMBER OF THE HOUSEHOLD who will be living in the rental unit. Gather all supporting paperwork related to these questions so you have them on hand to quickly refer to them as you complete applications and answer truthfully and to the best of your ability:
 
Name, address, phone, date of birth, social security number. Other questions could include citizenship status, gender, language, ethnic/racial information for statistical purposes.
Email for “head of household”—if you don’t have an email, it may be a good idea to set one up for yourself, or use the email of a trusted friend or relative, especially if future communications with this property is through email.
Gross Income—Dollar amount, source of the income and how often you receive it. Examples: Social security, Wages, Pensions, Public Assistance, Child Support, Alimony, rental and any other income.
Tax returns for past years, pension statements, social security award letters, child support order, etc. may be helpful documents to keep on file.
   Wages (if you or household member work) ---total wages and hours of work (per week/month), how often (weeks per year), what position do you hold, how many years at the job, employer’s name and address. Paystubs for a certain amount of time may be requested as proof.
Bank Assets—Type of bank account (savings/checking/other), account number, name and address of bank and name of bank contact. List total dollars in each account at time of application.
Other assets—Stocks, bonds, savings bonds, IRA/other retirement account. Other sources of income (home, Trust, CD, Life Insurance), the identifying account numbers, the dollar value in each account, the contact person for each account and the address of the account.
 
Some applications give selection preferences to households that meet certain conditions. Make sure you answer these questions (samples below) truthfully, as they may allow you to qualify for, or move up on, a waiting list:
    Is applicant, spouse or co-applicant a US veteran? Is applicant a senior citizen? Is applicant homeless, precariously housed (living in car, living in homeless shelter, couch-surfing, or in unsafe or unhealthy conditions), or in danger of becoming homeless. Is applicant, spouse or co-applicant disabled? Does applicant require supportive services, or require wheelchair, crutches, cane, walker, live-in aide? Some applications give preference to residents of Bergen County, or other counties depending on the property.
The following questions MAY appear on an application, so be prepared:
    Will there be a change in the number of persons in your household for any reason in the future?
    Does anyone outside your household pay for and/or assist you with any bills or expenses, and if yes, explain.
    Names, addresses and phone of people who are references or emergency contacts for you.
    Do you have pets, with description of pet.
    Information about your current home: own or rent; how long you lived there.
If you are a current renter: contact information for your current and former landlords, how long you lived at each home/address in the last three or four years.

    Have you or a household member ever lived in subsidized housing—give name, address, phone, name on lease, and the time you lived at each particular Public Housing, or information about possessing a Housing Choice (Section 8) Voucher, if the question appears.
    Have you ever been evicted and why.
    Is any household member subject to a sex offender registration program—give details such as which member and in what state.
    Have you or any household member been arrested and/or convicted of a criminal activity, or drug-related activity. List the crime, when and where it was committed.
    Other types of questions could appear on an application, but these are a general listing of some of the more common.
BERGEN COUNTY SENIORS!!!

BE PROACTIVE!


Don’t wait til it’s too late!


If you are having issues with homeownership:


Behind in mortgage payments?

Behind in property taxes?

Need Home Repairs?


Your single source for help is the
Bergen County Division of Senior Services,
Housing Counseling

Call us at 201-336-7431