The Hudson County Housing Resource Center, (HCHRC) participates in the Department of Housing and Urban Development's Housing Counseling Program. As a HUD-Certified Housing Counseling Agency, HCHRC, is able to provide free (confidential) information on rental rights and responsibilities to tenants and landlords who call, email or visit our office. Services are provided in English, Spanish and Portuguese. The goal of HCHRC is to assist tenants and homeowners in improving their housing conditions, and fulfilling the responsibilities of tenancy and home ownership.
In 1992, HCHRC expanded its services to provide Tenant Based Rental Assistance (TBRA) to low and moderate low income, disabled residents who live in Hudson County. Since 1992, HCHRC has provided 1,108 families with long term, rental assistance. Currently, the program assists 90 families with safe, decent and affordable housing in the private market.
HCHRC is a Community Housing Development Organization (CHDO). With the support of the HOME funds through the Department of Housing and Urban Development and the County's Division of Community Development, HCHRC acquired and rehabilitated a multi-family property in West New York, New Jersey. Eight families of low and moderate low income have access to affordable housing. Applications for the 60th Street Project are being accepted. To obtain an application, please contact us.