The County of Bergen Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) is currently closed to new Tenant Applications.
However, the ERAP Portal will remain OPEN for the following persons:
Please use the same link to access your profile or if you are a new Landlord register for the program.
Please contact the Call Center at 855-203-6952 or Greater Bergen Community Action at 201-464-8970 if you are experiencing any issues with your existing application or trying to register as a new Landlord.
The County of Bergen is providing financial relief to eligible Bergen County residents who experienced a financial hardship during the COVID-19 pandemic. Tenants who have been unable to pay their rent and/or utility payments since March 2020 are encouraged to apply for funding.
To qualify for Bergen County Emergency Rental and Utility Assistance funding, applicants must meet the following criteria::
If you need in-person or technical assistance with the ERAP Application please call Greater Bergen’s help line – 201-464-8970.
Hours: Monday through Friday 9AM - 5PM
Evening Hours: Tuesday and Thursday 5PM - 8PM
Weekend: Saturdays 9AM – 1PM
In person appointments are at Greater Bergen Headquarters: 392 Main Street, Hackensack NJ.
*No walk ins, must call ahead
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