Homelessness Prevention Program
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The National Low Income Housing Coalition is providing this data as a public service. NLIHC will continue to update the database. The accuracy of the data is based on information provided by the programs' administrators and user submissions.
Through the Homelessness Prevention Program, the State of New Jersey provides limited financial assistance to tenants facing eviction due to temporary financial crisis. The funding is allocated to nonprofit agencies across the state to provide assistance to low and moderate income households. In general, each agency receives an award of up to $120,000, of which $100,000 must go towards assistance. In FY12, 500 households were assisted through the program.
For FY13, the program was expected to receive $4.4 million in state-appropriated funds.The program continues to receive $4,360,000 each year.
Contact: Sherie Malnak, Department of Community Affairs, [email protected], 866-889-6270