Open Enrollment for State Rental Assistance Program (SRAP) For Elderly, Family, Homeless and Disabled Households

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: 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

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. 

Applicants must have an email address to apply. 

Additional information, including Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) can be viewed at:

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