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State Launches New Affordable Housing Programs for Low- to Moderate-Income Families Impacted By Superstorm Sandy

UPDATE: Application DEADLINES

LMI Homeowners Rebuilding Program  as of March 21 the program is no longer accepting applications.

Tenant-Based Rental Assistance Program (TBRA) has been extended to April 6 at 11:59 pm.

While the State of New Jersey has made great strides over the past several months with its Sandy recovery programs, it also recognizes that recovery from a disaster the magnitude of Sandy is a multi-year effort that requires a continued commitment to assisting families and communities in rebuilding from the storm. The State has launched several new recovery programs to help low-to-moderate income homeowners rebuild their Sandy-damaged homes, provide storm-impacted tenants of limited financial means with rental assistance, make housing counseling services available to Sandy-impacted homeowners and renters, and expand outreach efforts to ensure full and meaningful access to recovery assistance for vulnerable populations, including low-to-moderate income households and individuals of Limited English Proficiency living in the nine counties that the federal government determined were most impacted by Sandy. Click here to learn more.

If you or a loved one was impacted by Sandy and you want to receive more information about upcoming recovery programs, please visit www.renewjerseystronger.org to complete the Superstorm Sandy Assistance Notification Form or call 1-855-SANDYHM (726-3946).

 


 

About the Bergen County VOAD
Hurricane Sandy Long term Recovery Committee
Recovery Information Center
   located at the Moonachie Civic Center
121 Moonachie Road in Moonachie
t. 201-470-3143
f. 201-497-2011

Hours: Tuesday – Friday 11 am – 5 pm  and Wednesdays (5:00 PM-7:00 PM by appointment only). Closed Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays.

Available Program! Repair program for Sandy-affected homes of elderly and disabled residents. 

About the Bergen County VOAD/LTRC: The Volunteer Center of Bergen County has been the sponsor of the Bergen County VOAD (Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster) since 1999, following Tropical Storm Floyd. The VOAD facilitates communication between the first responding organizations and the broad network of civic, nonprofit, and faith-based organizations all working together to meet the storm recovery needs of Bergen county residents.

Mission

The mission of the BC/VOAD Long Term Recovery Committee is to identify access, facilitate and provide resources to help meet the unmet needs of victims impacted by Hurricane Sandy in Bergen County, New Jersey.