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Housing Issues

New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency
Information on housing specific to New Jersey.

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development


Abandoned Properties

Beyond Code Enforcement: Understanding and Using Vacant and Abandoned Property Tools in Your Municipalty
A PDF copy of a PowerPoint presentation by The Housing and Community Development Network presented at a League seminar.

How to Create and Maintain an Abandoned Properties List
Step by step outline of the process writen by The Housing and Community Development Network.

Sample Ordinance
Ordiannce enacted in Jersey City in 2014 addressing abandoned properties.


Affordable Housing
An information center put together by NJLM on affordable housing issues and links to news articles.Click above to open this webpage.



NJDCA DIVISION OF Codes and Standards
The Division of Codes and Standards establishes and enforces building codes. This website provides information on codes and regulations and information pertaining to code officials.

NJDCA Division of Housing & Community Resources
Information on housing programs, announcements and events.



Avoid Foreclosure: New Jersey
Guidance from the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for preventing foreclosure.

New Jersey's Hardest Hit Fund
New Jersey’s Hardest Hit Fund (NJHHF), a program administered by the New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency (NJHMFA) for New Jersey. This program provides financial assistance to qualified homeowners.

NJ Courts Office of Foreclosure
The Office of Foreclosure handles seven types of foreclosure actions: residential and multi-family/commercial mortgage foreclosure, in personam and municipal in rem tax certificate foreclosure, condominium lien foreclosure, strict foreclosure and Fair Foreclosure Act optional foreclosure procedures.


Published 10/20/2017.

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