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Fair Housing Resources

The Fair Housing Officer investigates initial allegations of housing discrimination, provides housing referral services and furthers affirmative marketing and outreach.

Robin Florio is the Ocean County Fair Housing Officer.

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Housing discrimination based on your race, color, national origin, religion, sex, family status, or disability is illegal by federal law. If you have been trying to buy or rent a home or apartment and you believe your rights have been violated, you can file a fair housing complaint. Fair housing is your right!

Are you a victim of housing descrimination? Here's how to file a fair housing complaint:

Fair Housing Referral List

Public Assisted Housing / Rent Subsidies:
sq Lakewood Housing Authority

Tenant-based Rental Assistance

sq Berkeley Township Housing Authority 732-269-2312
sq Brick Township Housing Authority 732-920-9400
sq NJ Department of Community Affairs

Rental Assistance
Homelessness Prevention

sq Ocean County Board of Social Services

Tenant-based Rental Assistance
Homelessness Prevention (O.C.E.A.N., Inc.)

sq Ocean County Office of Senior Services
  Assisted Living and Subsidized Housing for the Elderly  
Housing Rehabilitation:
Affordable Housing Administrators 732-892-4292
Access Ability Services 609-392-4004, ext. 535 / 590
O.C.E.A.N., Inc. 732-288-2614, Ext. 104
Ocean County Energy Council 732-929-2076

Weatherization for Seniors
High Heating Bills

Fix-It Program 732-262-3414, ext. 106

Minor Repairs for vulnerable elderly

Ocean County Board of Social Services 732-349-1500

High Energy Bills
Home Energy Assistance

Housing Discrimination:
Tenant / Landlord Assistance and Disputes:
South Jersey Legal Services 800-496-4570
NJ Legal Aid 973-246-0770
Office of Tenant and Landlord Information 609-530-5424
Ocean County Board of Social Services
  (Special Response Unit)  
Legal Services of NJ 732-572-9100
  LSNF-LAW (Legal Hotline) 888-LSNF-LAW (888-576-5529)
Homebuyer Assistance:
For more information:

Robin Florio, Senior Administrative Analyst, Fair Housing Officer

Ocean County Department of Planning
129 Hooper Ave.
PO Box 2191
Toms River, NJ 08754-2191
(732) 929-2054
(732) 244-8396 FAX

Resources & Links:

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development:

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November 9, 2017

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