There are several ways to help older residents  stay in their homes and in the community. Please read through the tabs here on:

  • Property tax Programs
  • Notes from the Housing Forum
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • Home Loan Programs 

The AARP Here to Stay Guide
The AARP Foundation and the Hartford Insurance have produced a detailed guide to home maintenance. Click here to download:

Here to Stay Guide

The AARP Home FIt Guide

This guide has been recently updated with Smart ways to make a home comfortable, safe and a great fit for older adults — and people of all ages

Download or order a hard copy  by clicking here: Homefit Guide - 2020


Questions about the SEA Renewable Energy Letter you received from PSE&G? 

Click here for a detailed description and answers to your questions (applies to both Maplewood and South Orange):  Q&A


Energy Efficiency
NJ Comfort Partners offers residents free upgrades to reduced their energy bills.  Click here for more information: Comfort Partners

Subsidized Housing

To learn more about subsidized housing and see if you are eligible, click here: https://www.huduser.gov/portal/datasets/il/il2018/2018summary.odn

HomeSharing Inc.  https://homesharing.org/

HomeSharings mission is to createaffordable housing solutions by matching those seeking housing with those needing additional income or services to to maintain their homes while fostering independence and dignity.

Housing  - Local Senior Apartments
Market Rate

The Village Apartments
110 Vose Ave, South Orange, NJ 07079
Phone: (973) 763-0999

Winchester Gardens
333 Elmwood Avenue
Maplewood, NJ 07040
(877) 463-0368

B’Nai B’rith
219 S Orange Ave, South Orange, NJ 07079
Phone: (973) 761-4602
Offers federally assisted housing

Maplewood Senior Apartments
564 Irvington Ave
Maplewood, NJ 07040
(973) 763-4322
Offers federally assisted housing

Nora Gardens
1775 Burnet Ave
Union, NJ 07083
Phone: (908) 686-9100
Offers federally assisted housing

Jewish Community Housing Corporation
760 Northfield Road
West Orange NJ 07052