Fair Housing FAQs

Questions and Answers about Fair Housing

  1. Do I have to meet specific eligibility requirements to rent an affordable apartment?
    Each property manager or owner can require certain income, credit, criminal history, etc. information in order to determine eligibility to rent a unit. This may depend on the funding sources that were used to develop the property, or, it may be at the discretion of the property owner. However, all property managers and owners who use this site must abide by Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity regulations that prohibit discrimination based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, family status, or disability.

  2. Who should I contact if I believe I have experienced discrimination?
    You can contact HUD Fair Housing to file a complaint.

  3. Who maintains the New Jersey Housing Resource Center?
    The New Jersey Housing Resource Center is funded, administered and maintained by the New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency.