In these challenging times (due to the increased exercise of caution from the corona virus) Central Jersey Housing Resource Center (CJHRC) is unable to schedule in-person appointments and will not be meeting any clients in-person until further notice.

CJHRC staff will provide counseling services only by phone. All Group Programs are cancelled until further notice. Please call the number below for rental, pre/post purchase and financial literacy.

Emergency clients (homeless or facing foreclosure) will be assisted by our excellent counseling staff in an appropriate manner.

We assure you CJHRC is committed to our clients and please know we are doing our best to be there for our clients who need us.

If you are dropping off documents, please follow directions on brown box outside our door.


Please call (908) 446-0036 or for current information and postings

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As a measure of caution with respect to the COVID-19 virus, the 

First Time Home Buyer Seminar

Saturday, April 18, 2020 Seminar is CANCELLED.

CJHRC is taking a proactive approach to the outbreak by cancelling all group activities until further notice.

If you are interested in the online course, please contact our office and speak to one of our housing counselors. 


  • CJHRC Mission Statement - the keys

    Our Mission

    To be the leader in providing housing counseling, information and referral services to meet the needs of low and moderate income people seeking affordable housing in Central New Jersey.

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Central Jersey Housing Resource Center (CJHRC) is known for excellent educational programs. Our award winning group programs are offered in the Central Jersey area.

Central Jersey Housing Resource Center (CJHRC) Community Missionprovides outreach programs and services that result in acceptance, recognition and availability of quality affordable housing.

CJHRC is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit that has been helping clients for over 28 years when they have no other place to turn. We never charge a fee.

Our organization primarily serves clients in Somerset and Hunterdon Counties. However our excellent staff strives to assist anyone with housing hurdles that contacts our agency looking for counseling.

Ed Israelow, CJHRC Board President stated:

"CJHRC assists clients in overcoming significant housing issues and being better prepared to compete for the limited affordable housing opportunities in the region. Our team of trained housing counselors is available to help clients secure and maintain affordable homeownership or rental housing. We specialize in intensive one-on-one counseling services and also offer a wide range of group programs to the public at no cost. We have an excellent reputation and are known throughout New Jersey as one of the premier housing non-profits in the state."

For additional information call 908-446-0036.

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Central Jersey Housing Resource Center

92 East Main Street, Suite 407
Somerville, NJ   08876

Phone: 908-446-0036

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