Residential Assistance

For assistance with Residential Assistance, please contact:

Roger Johnson

SVP of Real Estate Development

Office: (973) 273-1040


The lottery sign-up is now open! Please click the link below to fill out the form so you can be added to the list. You will also find a link for a Information Packet that details property management rules & info, rent amounts, income limits and additional resident selection criteria. Please review the Information Packet before signing up for the lottery. ONLY 1 submission for the lottery allowed per applicant!

The lottery sign-up will be closed on December 10, 2021.




Whether you’re buying a first home or moving into another, we have the resources to help.

First-Time Homebuyers:

From a down payment to the closing costs, there are plenty of steps to purchasing a home. See below for resources that make buying a home easier and more affordable:

The New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency

  • Participating lenders
  • Down Payment Assistance Program
  • First-Time Homebuyer Mortgage Program
  • Police and Firemen’s Retirement System Mortgage Program

New Jersey Community Capital

  • Mortgage assistance for low-to-moderate income populations
  • Pre-purchase counseling
  • Loan counseling and financial education

New Jersey Citizen Action

  • First-time homebuyer counseling

See below for resources for paying your bills and various counseling services:

Submitting Payments

Resources and Counseling


Newark supports renters looking for affordable units, whether you’re single, a family, or a senior

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