QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ABOUT FAIR HOUSING
- 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.
- Who should I contact if I need help with a housing search?
You can contact Socialserve.com at 1-877-428-8844, Monday through Friday, 7am to 6pm MDT.
- Who should I contact if I believe I have experienced discrimination?
You can contact HUD Fair Housing to file a complaint.
- What is Socialserve.com?
Socialserve.com is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping people access affordable housing and supportive services by developing solutions that utilize leading-edge technology. You can visit Socialserve.com or call 1-877-428-8844 to learn more.
- 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.