Partner with NJHMFA

Partner with NJHMFA

The New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency works with other business partners in a variety of functions that assist in the development of affordable housing. More information about these partners is provided below.

  1. Lenders
  2. Housing Counselors for the Foreclosure Mediation Assistance Program (FMAP)
  3. Appraisers
  4. Market Analysts
  5. REO Asset Managers

  1. Lenders

    The NJHMFA maintains active relationships with many lenders. If interested in becoming a participating lender in the Agency's Single Family programs, visit the link below to download the required documents.



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  2. Housing Counselors for the Foreclosure Mediation Assistance Program (FMAP)

    The New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency (NJHMFA) is now maintaining an open list of qualified HUD Certified Housing Counseling Agencies and/or New Jersey State Licensed Debt Adjusters for the Foreclosure Mediation Assistance Program (FMAP).

    Services to be provided by qualified HUD Certified Housing Counseling Agencies and/or New Jersey State Licensed Debt Adjusters in FMAP include but are not limited to screening clients for qualification for FMAP and providing services as outlined by the New Jersey Courts and NJHMFA (see www.njcourts.gov) and contained in the Application below.  NJHMFA will provide payments in pre-determined amounts for counseling services rendered as outlined in the Application’s Scope of Services.

    Certificates of Insurance (ACORD 25 - Certificate of Liability Insurance) naming the NJHMFA as additional insured are required to be included with the application package. Such coverage shall be with an insurance company authorized to do business in the State of New Jersey.

    • Workers' Compensation and Employers' Liability: This insurance shall be maintained in force during the life of this contract covering all employees engaged in performance of this contract pursuant to N.J.S.A. 34:15-12(a) and N.J.A.C. 12:235-1.6.
    • General Liability Insurance: This insurance shall be provided with limits of not less than $1,000,000 for any one person and $1,000,00 for any one accident for bodily injury and $2,000,000 aggregate for property damage and shall be maintained in full force during the life of the contract.

      HUD Certified Housing Counseling Agencies and/or New Jersey State Licensed Debt Adjusters interested in being included on the list must complete the documents included with the application package, provide the specific required submissions and submit the entire application package to the Agency's Procurement Division for review and approval. Awards will be effective for one year for date of execution of contract.

    HUD Certified Housing Counseling Agencies and/or New Jersey State Licensed Debt Adjusters interested in being included on the list must complete the documents included with the application package, provide the specific required submissions and submit the entire application package to the Agency's Procurement Division for review and approval. Awards will be effective for one year for date of execution of contract.

    TO BECOME A QUALIFIED HOUSING COUNSELOR

    Complete and sign the documents in the package where indicated, include the required submissions and submit to:

    NJHMFA
    Procurement Division
    637 South Clinton Avenue
    P.O. Box 18550
    Trenton, NJ 08650-2085


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  3. Appraisers

    Single Family and Multifamily Programs
    The New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency maintains an open list of qualified single family and multifamily appraisers. Single family appraisal services are needed from time to time for loans that are originated by the Agency. Assignments are made on a rotating basis. Appraisers may apply to be placed on the NJHMFA's pre-qualified list.

    To become a pre-qualified appraiser:

    • Download the Prequalified Appraiser Application (94k PDF) along with the attachments
    • A Certificate of Employee Information Report or Federal Affirmative Action Plan approval letter. If you do not have either, please indicate that fact.
    • A copy of your New Jersey State Appraiser's License
    • Copies of any professional certificates, designations, and associations to which you belong.
    • A signed sample appraisal prepared within the past five years related to each category applied for.
    • Proof of errors and omissions insurance coverage
    • Copy of your New Jersey Business Registration Certificate (NJBRC)

    Complete and sign the documents where indicated and return to:

    NJHMFA Procurement Department
     637 South Clinton Avenue
    P.O. Box 18550
    Trenton, New Jersey 08650

    • If you should have any questions, please contact the NJHMFA's Procurement Division (609-278-7400).





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  4. Market Analysts

    Market Analysts provide services both for the developers of tax credit properties as well as for the Agency. Market Analyst firms are selected to review the market studies contained in tax credit applications through a competitive bidding process that occurs approximately every five years.

    Parties interested in being included on the Agency's list of Market Analysts should contact our Procurement Department at 609-278-7400 or via email at procurement@njhmfa.gov



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  5. REO Asset Managers

    The New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency employs the services of asset managers to maintain, market, and sell its foreclosed single family properties. Asset managers are selected by competitive bid approximately every five years. The state is divided into north, central, and southern zones with asset managers assigned to each zone.

    Parties interested in being included on the list for receiving a Request for Proposals should contact our Procurement Department at 609-278-7400 or via email at procurement@njhmfa.gov



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