The DCA’s Division of Housing and Community Resources oversees programs that prevent homelessness and help people move out of temporary shelters and into stable, permanent housing. The Division administers housing assistance programs such as the Homelessness Prevention Program (HPP), the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8), and the State Rental Assistance Program (SRAP).
The DCA’s Division of Codes and Standards has posted information on Landlord-Tenant Information online. Some of the highlights include Foreclosures Tenant’s Rights, Grounds for Eviction Bulletin, and the Truth in Renting guide in English and Spanish.
The Information for New Home Builders page includes information about warranty coverage, private warranty plans, the State warranty plan, and the claims resolution process
The New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency (HMFA) Homeownership Programs page contains links to a variety of mortgage programs. The HMFA also offers a guide for first-time homebuyers to navigate the road to affordable homeownership.
The DCA’s Division of Local Government Services has a spreadsheet of local property taxes and tax rates.
The New Jersey Mayors Directory allows you to search for your mayor's contact information by county, town, or the mayor's name.
The New Jersey Historic Trust helps to preserve New Jersey's historic resources across the state. It advances historic preservation through education, stewardship and financial investment programs.
The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) and Universal Service Fund provide subsidies to help low-income families and individuals pay for home heating costs or heating bills associated with rent.
The DCA’s Division of Codes and Standards is responsible for ensuring that hotels and multiple-family buildings of three or more dwelling units operating within the state are properly maintained and do not pose a threat to the health, safety and welfare of their residents, nor the community in general. The Division also inspects rooming and boarding homes and homeless shelters.
The DCA’s Division of Codes and Standards oversees an annual ride safety inspection program. The annual inspection is required prior to operation under the annual permit and the continued safe operation of rides is maintained through random operational inspections.