Greater Bergen Housing Coalition (GBHC)

Landlord/Tenant Dispute Guidance

OVERVIEW

The Greater Bergen Housing Coalition provides outreach and guidance to low income individuals and families in matters of Landlord-Tenant issues.  Individuals involved in landlord-tenant disputes are counseled and informed of their rights and responsibilities under Federal and State Fair Housing Laws, as well as local rent control ordinances and other applicable statutes. Staff of the GBHC also provides regular consultation and assistance to other social service agencies, public officials, municipal governments and community groups.

 
Greater Bergen Community Action
SERVICES
  • Individual Counseling and Group Workshops are provided on Landlord-Tenant Rights under Federal and State Fair Housing Laws.

  • Referrals to legal services and housing assistance resources.

  • Referrals and assistance in acquiring affordable housing.

  • Referrals to housing and credit counseling.

WHO WE SERVE
  • The services of the GBHC are open to all Bergen County residents who are low to moderate income.

  • Our staff also visits Senior Citizen Centers upon request.

TENANT/LANDLORD ASSISTANCE STATUS: 

Our offices are closed to the public but assistance is being provided via phone and email.

TO APPLY FOR ASSISTANCE: 

Call Crystal Harrington at (201) 968-0200 ext 7166 or email Crystal.Harrington@GreaterBergen.org 

HOW TO APPLY
  1. Call (201) 488-6767

  2. Services are given over the phone.  Special circumstances may warrant an office visit.

LOCATIONS & HOURS

Greater Bergen Housing Coalition

316 State Street

Hackensack, NJ 07601

(201) 488-5100

Information

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Greater Bergen Community Action is a 501(c) (3), not-for-profit Community Action Agency. Established in 1967, Greater Bergen is part of a nationwide network of poverty-fighting enterprises which were established as part of the nation’s effort to address the intractable and persistent problem of poverty in America.

Contact Us

GBCA Headquarters
392 Main Street
Hackensack, NJ 07601
201-968-0200

 

Registered 501(c)(3). EIN: 22-1818014