Need Affordable Housing? Newark Launches Website For Home Hunters

NEWARK, NJ — A free website in Newark will help people find affordable housing in the city, whether they're looking to buy or rent, officials say.

On Thursday, the city launched, which enables prospective tenants to comb through available affordable housing listings.

The site offers users the ability to search listings by photographs, size and type of bedrooms, rental costs, eligibility requirements, special needs, neighborhood, ward, senior needs, distance from public transportation, on-site amenities, neighborhood services such as hospitals and schools and other useful information.