- Senior Services
- Homeowners Programs
Cherry Hill Township Home Improvement Program
The Cherry Hill Township Home Improvement Program is available to township residents who own their homes, meet the gross annual income requirements (1 person: $45, 450; 2 person: $51,950; 3 person; $58,450; 4 person: $64,900), and who need repairs to one or more of their major systems such as heating, plumbing, electrical, and/or roofing. For questions and application forms, contact the Camden County Department of Community Development at 856-374-2587 or via email.
Handy Helper Program
The Handy Helper Program is for income-qualified senior citizens (62 and older) and disabled adults who need assistance with minor repairs. The Township will arrange for a certified contractor to complete any plumbing, carpentry, or other minor home repairs. This service is free to those who qualify. For more information or to apply, please contact the Cherry Hill Township Community Development office at 856-488-7870.
Property Tax Discounts
An annual property tax deduction of $250 is available for income-eligible homeowners 65 years of age or older. If you are not currently receiving your Property Tax Deduction, please call the Cherry Hill Township Tax Assessor's office at 856-488-7899.
If you are eligible for the $250 Property Tax Deduction you are automatically qualified to have the township sewer rental fee waived. All homeowners 60 years of age or older can receive a 10% discount on Township sewer rental by showing proof of age at the Tax Collector's office. For more information on sewer discounts for seniors, please call 856-488-7880.
The NJ Board of Public Utilities offers help to those having difficulty paying utility bills.For a complete list of customer assistance programs, please visit their website.
An annual deduction of up to $250 from taxes due on real estate of qualified war veterans and their unmarried surviving spouses/civil union partners/domestic partners is available. If you are not currently receiving this deduction, please call the Cherry Hill Township Tax Assessor's office for further details at 856-488-7899.