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updated March 13, 2017

Be advised that the Township of Branchburg does not have a Social Services or Welfare department.  If you required immediate housing or financial assistance please contact the Somerset County Board of Social Services at 908-526-8800.  They have many resources to help with most situations.  Click Here to be directed to their website. 

Central Housing Resource Center also has many programs to help with emergency situations.  They can be reached at 908-704-8901 or Click Here to be directed to their website.


The Township’s Affordable Housing programs is not for emergency situations or for those requiring financial help.  It is for established households that are in the low to moderate gross income ranges as set by the State of NJ Fair Housing Act.   

Units are not readily available and it can take up to 6 months or more before a unit may become available.  

To apply for the Townships Affordable Housing Program
Click Here to download the Application, which includes instructions and current maximum gross income limits, and for detailed information on each development and availability.  

Rental and resale prices are not based on income they are set in accordance with the rules and regulations of the State of NJ Fair Housing Act.  

Affordable housing is located in the following Branchburg developments:
Resale Developments
      Cedarbrook Condominium Development

      River Trace at Branchburg
Rental Developments
     Edgewood Terrace Mobile Home Community
     Farinella Homes one 2-Family Home
     Whiton Hills Apartments

If you have any further questions please contact: 
Affordable Housing Services at 908-526-1300 x101 or by going to the 'Contact Us' page and at the bottom choose Affordable Housing from the drop down list.