Assistance with Rent & Other Living Expenses

Navigating through these uncertain times can be confusing and difficult. If you are experiencing hardships during the COVID-19 with living expenses please explore these resources below.

NJ Division of Housing & Community Resources

This site will allow you to go through a screening process to see if you are eligible for the NJ Assistance Programs listed below. It has a variety of programs that can help you with rent, heating costs, prevention of eviction, reduction of utility bills, and removal of lead hazards from your home.


Norwescap serves low-income individuals and families in Hunterdon, Morris, Somerset, Sussex, and Warren Counties.

NJ Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency

At the direction of Governor Murphy, the New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency’s (NJHMFA) housing counseling initiative is expanding to include renters, who may be concerned with eviction, and homeowners who may need counseling to help prevent possible foreclosure. These services are available at no cost to you.

NJ Unemployment

If you have lost your job recently due to the current crisis, you are entitled to unemployment compensation.

Branch Locations
Main Library 449 Halsey Road
Parsippany, NJ 07054
(973) 887-5150
Lake Hiawatha 68 Nokomis Avenue
Lake Hiawatha, NJ 07034
(973) 335-0952
Mount Tabor 31 Trinity Park
Mount Tabor, NJ 07878
(973) 627-9508
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