The services that we provide to low and moderate income families include, but are not limited to the following:
The Central Jersey Housing Resource Center (CJHRC)
CJHRC provides low and moderate-income families with the information that they need to make informed and reasonable decisions to achieve their housing goals.
CJHRC Community Mission
CJHRC is a non-profit alliance of representatives from corporate and financial institutions, the real estate and development communities, social service providers, government leaders and housing advocates, working locally to resolve issues facing households who are struggling to find housing that meets their needs and means.
CJHRC operates the only centralized housing resource center within Somerset and Hunterdon Counties. The Housing Resource Center is a HUD-certified Housing Counseling agency that provides clients with information to overcome their housing obstacles. We use our extensive resources to find affordable housing for families, individuals, senior citizens and those with special needs. The Housing Resource Center assists clients both individually and in group programs annually...at no charge.
SOMERSET COUNTY HOUSING MONTH
"Secure and appropriate housing is a basic human need for all"
WHEREAS, the Somerset County Board of Chosen Commissioners finds that decent, safe and affordable housing is part of the American Dream and a goal of all Somerset County residents; and
WHEREAS, April 2023 marks the fifty-fifth (55th) anniversary of the passage of the Fair Housing Act of 1968, which gives individuals the right to choose where to live without discrimination based on race, color, religion, age, gender, familial status, national origin, and/or disability; and
WHEREAS, to commemorate the anniversary of the passage of the Fair Housing Act, the concept of "Housing Month" celebrated each April by the Board of Chosen Commissioners for the past thirty-one (31) years has focused on the talents and vigorous local efforts of grassroots and non-profit organizations, housing service providers, elected officials, state and county agencies and others to promote and preserve fair housing while helping to create and preserve housing opportunities for the residents of Somerset County.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Somerset County Board of Chosen Commissioners does hereby proclaim the month of April 2023 to be Housing Month in the County of Somerset and urge all citizens to carry out the activities and spirit of Housing Month throughout the year.