HOME – American Rescue Plan (ARP)

Bergen County was awarded $10,376,279 in HOME-American Rescue Plan (ARP) funds in a one-time allocation from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). As a condition for receipt of these funds, the County must prepare and submit a HOME-ARP Allocation Plan to submit to HUD.

Funds must primarily benefit individuals and households in the following qualifying populations:

  • Experiencing homelessness (as defined in 24 CFR 91.5)
  • At risk of homelessness (as defined in 24 CFR 91.5)
  • Fleeing domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, stalking, or human trafficking (as defined in 24 CFR 5.2003)
  • Other populations with a high risk of housing instability (including highly cost-burdened low-income households, households who have moved two or more times in the last 60 days, and households living in a hotel/motel)

Eligible activities that may be funded with HOME-ARP include:

  1. Preservation and Production of affordable rental housing
  2. Tenant Based Rental Assistance (TBRA)
  3. Housing Related Supportive Services
  4. Acquisition and Development of Non-Congregate Shelter (NCS)


Contact Us

Nicholas Garcia

Program Development Specialist

Phone: 201-336-7209

 Community Development – HOME-ARP

One Bergen County Plaza • 4th Floor • Hackensack, NJ 07601

Phone: (201) 336-7209

Department of Administration and Finance

One Bergen County Plaza • 5th Floor • Hackensack, NJ 07601-7076

Phone: 201-336-7335 • Fax: 201-336-7304