General Contractors Wanted for Home Improvement Programs in New Jersey

Community Grants, Planning & Housing (CGP&H)  is actively seeking qualified general contractors to work with our many Home Improvement Programs throughout New Jersey.These programs assist low and moderate income homeowners with existing interior and exterior health hazards, safety hazards and code violations.  Individual contracts generally range between $10,000 and $60,000 depending on the program, the municipality and the repairs required.  Major system replacement or repairs may include: Roof, Electric, Heating, Plumbing, Sanitary Plumbing, Structural, Lead Paint Remediation, Weatherization (windows,doors, insulation).

To get the free contractor bid notices, you must first complete a contractor application.

To complete an application online, click on one of the following options:

To download a printable paper application, click here.  

To download the contractor welcome packet, click here.

If you have difficulty downloading the application, contact CGP&H at 609-664-2783 or

 Benefits to Contractors

  •  Program-guaranteed payment for compliant work
  • Save time & advertising dollars

-fully funded projects are ready for bid

-bids are sent directly to you at no cost

-detailed list of work items provided to you

  • Expand your client base
  • Choose communities you want to work in

With CGP&H, contractors can enjoy straightforward and accurate work specifications, detailed work plans, realistic timelines, and secured payment for services. Our full-service home improvement program relieves much of the stress typically associated with home rehabilitation projects and allows contractors to do what they do best – home improvements – while the paperwork, negotiation and funding is left to us.

CGP&H has a proven track record of success with municipalities, contractors and homeowners. We take immense pride in our ability to bring everyone together to achieve a great result. CGP&H are steadfast in our commitment to provide safe, compliant and sound homes to those in need.

Partner with an industry leader in home rehabilitation projects today and not only will you have the opportunity for construction projects with secure payment, you’ll be making a significant difference for families and an entire community.

We currently have programs in the following municipalities:

  • Bernardsville
  • Bloomingdale
  • Bound Brook
  • Clark
  • Cranford
  • Eatontown
  • Freehold Borough
  • Holmdel
  • Howell
  • Little Falls
  • Manchester
  • Maplewood
  • Marlboro
  • Milltown
  • Montvale
  • Mount Holly
  • New Brunswick
  • North Hanover
  • Old Bridge
  • Palmyra
  • City of Passaic
  • Pittsgrove
  • Riverside
  • Roselle Park
  • Sayreville
  • Scotch Plains
  • Spring Lake
  • Stafford Township
  • Totowa
  • Upper Freehold
  • Woodbridge

And in Lehigh and Montgomery Counties, Pennsylvania

 Contractor Selection

Contractors must bid on each line item in a job.Bids are awarded based on qualifications of bidder, contractor’s capacity, homeowner selection and price.

 Minority,women-owned and Section 3 contractors are encouraged to participate.

 Required NJ Division of Consumer Affairs License (Home Improvement Contractor License). Click here  for more information.

The EPA’s Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP) Rule applies and is enforced for housing built prior to 1978 regarding lead based paint hazards. For more information, for required contractor certification and for updates, please click here.

New Jersey Division of Community Affairs, Division of Codes and Standards , Codes & Regulations.  Click here.

New Jersey Consumer Affairs Residential Home Improvement Contractor Compliance Checklist. Click here.  

CGP&H stands for Community Grants, Planning and Housing. CGP&H administers municipal and county sponsored home improvement programs that service numerous towns throughout New Jersey and Pennsylvania.