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July 4, 2024

The Newark Housing Authority will be closed tomorrow for Independence Day. We will return on Friday, July 5th at 10 AM.


For work order emergencies:


Families: 1-866-481-9433


Seniors/Disabled: 1-866-481-9435


Townhomes: 1-866-244-6357


If you have any other emergencies, please call 911.




La Autoridad de Vivienda de Newark estará cerrada mañana por el Día de la Independencia. Volveremos el viernes, 5 de julio a las 10 AM.


Para emergencias de órdenes de trabajo:


Familias: 1-866-481-9433


Personas Mayores/Discapacitadas: 1-866-481-9435


Casas Adosadas: 1-866-244-6357


Para otras emergencias, llame al 911.




June 11, 2024


"The Urban League of Essex County Opportunity Corporation (ULECOC), a Community Housing Development Organization and a subsidiary of the Urban League of Essex County, proudly announces that applications are now available for income-eligible applicants to purchase and own one of their eight newly constructed affordable two-family housing developments for sale in Newark, New Jersey.

This affordable homes project is part of their ongoing commitment to fostering community revitalization and economic empowerment within the vibrant Fairmount Heights neighborhood of Newark. One of these two-family properties is situated on Camden Street, and the remaining seven homes are located along Fairmount Avenue. ULEC is pleased to extend this unique opportunity, offering accessible homeownership to low-income and moderate-income families. The homes are priced between $142,500 and $190,000.

Application requirements and intake packets must be submitted by July 15, 2024. This includes but is not limited to attending an informational session, ULEC Financial Literacy Workshop, and 8 hours of HUD-approved first-time homebuyers' education workshop. Qualified applicants will have the opportunity to participate in a randomized selection process on July 31, 2024.

If interested, please register for their final mandatory informational session on Thursday, June 20th from 3-4pm ET.

Visit to learn more about the application requirements, registration options, and more!



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 May 9, 2024


Applications are still being accepted for the Newark Housing Authority Scholarship Foundation (NHASF) scholarship!

High school seniors residing in Newark Housing Authority communities (Ages 16-20), looking to attend an accredited two- or four-year college or university are encouraged to apply.

If this is an opportunity for you or someone you know, share it with your network, and apply today: https://www.newarkha.org/nhasf

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