Departments & Services

Affordable Housing

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Under the guidelines of the Coalition on Affordable Housing (COAH), The Bernards Township Affordable Housing program is administered through the Central Jersey Housing Resource Center (CJHRC). The Affordable Housing program consists of 224 units. There are 19 Rentals; 9 low income and 10 moderate income, available in one and two bedrooms. For purchase there are a total of 205 units; 45 low and 160 moderate income, they are available in studio, one, two and three bedrooms.

The income levels listed are the maximum income levels allowed by COAH. If your household income is higher than the amount listed, you do not qualify for Affordable Housing. These numbers do change each year.

  • One person - $58,800
  • Two person - $67,200
  • Three person - $75,600
  • Four person - $84,000
  • Five person - $90,720

The process starts by completing an Affordable Housing application available through Central Jersey Housing Resource Center (CJHRC). Contact CJHRC, 600 First Avenue, Suite 3, Raritan, NJ 08869, (908) 704-8901 for applications and details on rentals and resale units in Bernards Township. You may also visit their website at www.cjhrc.org for more information. Once an application is approved, your name is added to a waiting list based on income and family size. When a unit becomes available, either for rent or purchase, all candidates on the wait list are put into a lottery. The person that is picked will receive a letter offering them the opportunity to rent/purchase the unit.

Traveling Directions to Affordable Housing Units:

From Route 78 East (Pennsylvania) and West (New York) take exit 36 (County Rout 651, Basking Ridge). At top of ramp turn right onto King George Road north bound proceed straight to traffic light turn left onto Spring valley Boulevard. Take first left (through island) onto Crown Court Drive. Crown Court (rentals only) last two buildings on right side.

Cedars Complex - proceed on Spring Valley Boulevard to the intersection with Acken Road, continue on Spring Valley Boulevard CEDARS on the right (owner occupied condo units only).

Society Hill Complex - proceed to Spring Valley Boulevard SOCIETY HILL on the left and right (owner occupied condo units only). These units are mixed through out the complex.