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Hurricane Ida Programs for Renters and Homeowners


The New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (DCA) created two Hurricane Ida housing assistance programs—one for renters and one for homeowners. There was also a Small Rental Repair Program for property owners with seven or fewer units. See Small Rental Repair Program for more information about that program. These program application deadlines have passed.

More programs may launch in the future. To receive updates about those programs and other information, complete a DCA Hurricane Ida Registration.

For Renters: Tenant-Based Rental Assistance Program (TBRA)

The pre-application deadline for the program has passed. You can find more information about the program on DCA’s Tenant-Based Rental Assistance Program (TBRA) webpage. In particular, under “More Information” on that page, please review the “TBRA Program Policy,” which explains detailed eligibility requirements, program administration, and the appeals process for any denied applicants or terminated recipients.

For Homeowners: Home Repair Grant Assistance for Homeowners impacted by Hurricane Ida

The DCA Homeowner Assistance and Recovery Program (HARP) provides home repair grants and temporary rental assistance for eligible homeowners impacted by Hurricane Ida. The HARP application period ended on May 1, 2023. For more information about the program, including eligibility requirements and appeal rights, visit Homeowner Assistance and Recovery Program (HARP).