LMI Homeowners Rebuilding Program
The Low-to-Moderate Income Homeowners Rebuilding Program is now accepting applications. This program is designed to provide reconstruction, rehabilitation and elevation assistance to homeowners of low-to-moderate income (LMI) who were impacted by Superstorm Sandy and whose damaged primary residence is located in one of the nine most impacted counties. This program is additionally designed to serve LMI homeowners of Limited English Proficiency and owners of Manufactured Housing Units, as well as those LMI homeowners who did not apply for the Reconstruction, Rehabilitation, Elevation, and Mitigation (RREM) Program. The LMI Homeowners Rebuilding Program began accepting applications January 5, 2015. The deadline to apply is March 4, 2015 at 5:00 PM.
Sandy Tenant-Based Rental Assistance Program
This program provides short-term, temporary tenant-based rental assistance in the form of a voucher to assist eligible low- and moderate-income households with their rent in the nine counties most impacted by Superstorm Sandy, which are Atlantic, Bergen, Cape May, Essex, Hudson, Middlesex, Monmouth, Ocean, and Union. The Sandy tenant-based rental assistance is for 12 months with an option to renew for up to an additional 12 months. The program’s maximum assistance is 24 months; no extensions beyond 24 months will be granted. Eligible applicants must have lived in one of the nine Sandy-impacted counties at the time of the storm.