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Connecting Dover - Free and Low-Cost Resources and Community Information
Connecting Dover is a nonprofit community network that helps to provide free and low-cost resources to Morris County. It’s also an important conduit of information about what’s happening in the community. The Housing Partnership is a longtime Connecting Dover member organization and we have representation on the network’s Executive Committee.
If you or someone you know is in need of food, clothing, educational, medical, housing help, and more, please follow Connecting Dover on Facebook and reach out to them for help.
COVID-19 Homelessness Prevention Initiative
This is an application for the COVID-19 Homelessness Prevention Initiative. This program can pay Up to 6 months of rental arrears accumulated after January 1, 2022 for eligible households.
Household’s gross income must be below 50% of Area Median Income (Download income limits chart here.)
All household members must be legally present in the United States
Any arrears prior to January 1, 2022, must have been paid or have a guaranteed funding from an alternative source
Must have a valid lease
Must have a court summons that identifies the arrears; please note that the arrears could not have been already paid by you or another source
PLEASE NOTE: If you owe more than 6 months of arrears the program cannot assist
➢ Social Security benefits. Printout of award letter from Social Security
➢ Unemployment: Printout from Department of Labor.
➢ Temporary Disability Benefits/Private Insurance: Check stubs or statement from benefit source. If benefits are pending, get a letter from the source projecting the benefits that recipient will receive in the future including a start date.
➢ Child support: Copy of the court order or a copy of the probation records.
➢ Pension: A letter from the source of the pension or check stubs.
➢ Veteran’s Benefits: A statement from the Veterans Administration or check stubs.
➢ Copies of your most recent bank statement(s), if applicable
➢ Current Court Summons identifying months of arrears