Since 1994, CJHRC has served as Somerset County's Fair Housing Office to monitor housing practices and counsel victims of discrimination. CJHRC's policies and activities promote the awareness of fair housing requirements. CJHRC also provides consultation to developers and municipalities to ensure that rental and for-sale units are marketed in accordance with the affirmative marketing rules of the State of New Jersey Low and Moderate Income Program.
Please click on the links below for important Fair Housing information:
For information and referral for suspected cases of housing discrimination in Somerset County, contact:
Central Jersey Housing Resource Center
92 East Main Street, Suite 407
Somerville, NJ 08876
CJHRC ensures that all housing programs and services provided by the county, municipalities and CJHRC itself are administered in a way that promotoes fair housing on the basis of Race or Color, National origin. Religion, Sex, Familial status, Disability, Ancestry, Domestic partnership or civil union status, Gender identity or expression, Marital status, Military service, Source of lawful income or rent payment (including Section 8) and Sexual orientation. This role is in keeping with CJHRC's fundamental mission to increase access to affordable housing for all persons.