Affordable Housing

Municipal Housing Liaison  

Krista Parsons

P: (908) 782-8536 ext. 19

F: (908)-782-1967

kparsons@eastamwelltownship.com                             


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Available Units

There are no available units at this time.

The Housing Office is open Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. to answer your questions about all of the Townships Affordable Housing Programs. Call us at 908-782-8536 ext. 19 for information about any of the following opportunities or to check and see what’s new. Most programs require financial eligibility. Income guidelines are printed below.

  • Low and Moderate income houses for resale 
  • Low and Moderate income rental units 
  • Information on how to sell your affordable unit

2020 Income Limits

Applications:

Use Preliminary application when unit is not currently available ( rent or
purchase) and for lottery.
Use General application only for available units (rent or purchase)
Use Check list– it will answer a lot of questions

If you would like a paper application please contact us with your mailing address.

To return application you may:

  1. Mail it: East Amwell Township Affordable Housing- 1070 Route 202, Ringoes, NJ 08551
  2. Drop it off at Housing Office: Office Hours 8:30a.m.- 3:30p.m., Monday to Friday
  3. Drop it in the secure drop box which is right outside of the municipal building entrance and available 24/7. If you choose the drop box option please call or send an email (kparsons@eastamwelltownship.com) to let us know it is there.

NOTICE OF AMENDED FAIRNESS AND COMPLIANCE HEARING

FOR THE TOWNSHIP OF EAST AMWELL, HUNTERDON COUNTY TO APPROVE THE TOWNSHIP’S HOUSING ELEMENT AND FAIR SHARE PLAN

Docket No. HNT-L-306-15

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that on January 12, 2020, beginning at 2:00 P.M., there will be an Amended Fairness and Compliance Compliance Hearing ("Hearing") before the Honorable Thomas C. Miller, P.J.Cv., at the Somerset County Courthouse, 20 North Bridge Street, Somerville, New Jersey 08876.  Please note that this hearing was rescheduled from November 23, 2020.

Please note that if the Courthouse is still closed at that time, the hearing may take place via telephone or video conference.  Information about courtroom closings are available at njcourts.gov.  Interested parties should contact Tara St. Angelo, Esq. at tstangelo@gklegal.com at least 48 hours in advance of the hearing to determine how they can participate.

The purpose of the combined Fairness and Compliance Hearing is for the Court to (1) determine whether the proposed amendments to the Settlement Agreement between the Township of East Amwell (the “Township”), and Fair Share Housing Center (“FSHC”) are fair and reasonable to the region’s low and moderate income households according to the principles set forth in Morris Cty. Fair Housing Council v. Boonton Twp., 197 N.J. Super. 359 (Law Div. 1984) and East / West Venture v. Bor. of Fort Lee, 286 N.J. Super. 311 (App. Div. 1996); and (2) review and approve the Township’s Amended Housing Element and Fair Share Plan, including implementing ordinances and Spending Plan (hereinafter the “Affordable Housing Plan”), as meeting the Township’s obligation to provide a realistic opportunity to satisfy its rehabilitation, Prior Round and Third Round “fair share” of the regional need for housing affordable to low income and moderate income households pursuant to the Fair Housing Act, N.J.S.A. 52:27D-301, et seq., the substantive, applicable regulations of the New Jersey Council on Affordable Housing (“COAH”), the New Jersey Supreme Court’s March 10, 2015 decision in the matter of In re N.J.A.C. 5:96 & N.J.A.C. 5:97, 221 N.J. 1 (2015) and other applicable laws.

 

To facilitate this procedure, the Township has presented to the Court, and placed on file with the Township Clerk, a copy of the Amended Affordable Housing Plan and various other related documents.  Given the COVID-19 crisis and the Township’s current operating schedule, these documents can be accessed via the following link: Folder icon East Amwell - Compliance Documents.  Documents can also be made available by contacting the Township Clerk at 908-782-8536, during normal business hours.

           

Any interested party that seeks to appear and be heard at the January 12, 2020 Hearing shall have the opportunity to present its position. Objections or comments by any such interested party must be filed with the Court in writing at the above address no later than ten (10) days prior to the Hearing with duplicate copies being forwarded by mail and e-mail to the attention of the following:

 

Tara Ann St. Angelo, Esq.
Gebhardt & Kiefer

1318 Route 31

Clinton, New Jersey 08809

tstangelo@gklegal.com

 

 

Adam M. Gordon, Esq.
Fair Share Housing Center
510 Park Boulevard
Cherry Hill, New Jersey 08002

adamgordon@fairsharehousing.org

 

 

Elizabeth McManus, AICP, PP (Special Master)

P.O. Box 236

Hopewell, NJ 08525

bmcmanus@kylemcmanus.com