The "Star Ledger" says it will be held at the Prudential Center.
No other plans have been made public.
The arena is the largest facility in the area.
Houston was found dead in her Beverly Hills hotel room on Saturday.
A police report says she was unconscious and underwater in a bathtub when she was discovered.
Houston was born in Newark and sang in the choir at New Hope Baptist Church.
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