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Be advised that the Township of Branchburg does not have a Social Services or a Welfare Department.  If you require immediate housing, transitional housing or financial assistance please contact one of the following agencies:

Somerset County Board of Social Services at 908-526-8800 or 
click here to be directed to their website.

Central Housing Resource Center at 908-704-8901 o
click here to be directed to their website.

Somerset County Office of Aging at 908-704-6346 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.

    To Print the Affordable Housing Application: Click Here    

** The application includes instructions and a list of documents required to also be submitted, with the Application pages (only one application is needed to apply for any or all areas). Units are not readily available and it can take up to 6 months or more before one may become available.  The application process can take up to 4 weeks.

Current Maximum household gross income requirements:


There are units available in the following areas, click on the links below for more information on each unit or development.

Whiton Hills Apartments (rental units) Monthly Rents do not include utilities:
       None at this time.


Edgewood Terrace Manufactured Homes (rental units) Monthly Rents heat/ hot water included:

       None at this time.

Cedar Brook Condos (sale units)  
       None at this time.


There are no units available in the following areas, however Applications can be submitted for the waiting list.  For information about each development that has Affordable Housing click the link below:

River Trace at Branchburg (sale units)
Edgewood Terrace Manufactured Homes (rental units)
Farinella Homes one 2-Family Home (rental units)
Whiton Hills Apartments (Rental units)

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

**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.  

If you have any further questions please contact Affordable Housing Services at 908-526-1300 x102 or by going to the 'Contact Us' page and at the bottom choose Affordable Housing from the drop down list.

To receive an email notification when new Affordable Housing Units are available click on the 'E-Notify' link above.  Once signed up, when new availablity is posted you will receive an email with the Subject Line "Please Check This Web Page to Get The Latest Update" and a message stating "Following web page has been updated with new content" with a link to this page.

Updated September 4, 2019