How to Get Help

If you need help with a housing issue, please contact us directly by filling out the contact form below or calling us at 609-497-4535.

To see the steps in the selection process, just click here or scroll down.

Contact Form



 – This confirms you’re a human user.


These are the steps in our selection process:

  • An Application is completed and delivered to HIP
  • In-person interview with HIP Selection Committee
  • Authorization for background check for eviction, credit & criminal history
  • Contact references (personal and employer)
  • Verify income*
  • Selection Committee reaches a consensus and makes a recommendation to the HIP board for acceptance or decline
  • Once accepted, a Transitional Occupancy Agreement is signed by the occupant and the chair of HIP.

*Applicants are income-qualified using New Jersey Department of Community Affairs Affordable Housing Regional Income Limits for Mercer County, NJ