The Department of Community Affairs (DCA) published a Public Notice on June 20, 2022, announcing the opening of the waiting lists for the State Rental Assistance Program (SRAP) for four categories: (1)Elderly, (2) Family, (3) Homeless and (4) Disabled Households.
SRAP preliminary applications will be available online at: www.waitlistcheck.com/NJ559beginning Monday, July 11, 2022, at 9:00 a.m. until Friday, July 22, 2022, at 5:00 p.m. for very low-income residents, who are eighteen (18) years of age or older; or who are emancipated minors. Income limits are referenced on our website at https://www.nj.gov/dca/.
To qualify for SRAP, the head of household must either be a U.S. citizen or national of the United States or be a non-citizen who has eligible immigration status.
In addition, Applicants must be New Jersey Residents for at least 6 months to apply.
Definition of a Resident: Someone whose primary residence is in the State of New Jersey and who has resided in New Jersey for at least six (6) months prior to applying for SRAP assistance.