Garfield Housing Authority
71 Daniel P Conte Court
Garfield, Bergen County, NJ


Public Housing Waiting List Statuses

Family Senior Other
ClosedClosedNot Applicable

The Garfield Housing Authority is not accepting public housing waiting list applications at this time.

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Garfield Housing Authority administers a public housing program. The housing authority owns and manages 3 projects which contain 455 affordable rental units.

According to HUD, Garfield Housing Authority is determined to be a Medium Low public housing authority, meaning it manages between 250 - 499 public housing units.

Garfield Housing Authority is among the 21% of New Jersey housing authorities that only offer public housing. Section 8 assistance in its target area is administered by another nearby housing authority.

Source United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (, 2014)

Latest Public Housing Inspection Scores What are REAC Scores?

Every public housing project is inspected every one to three years by HUD.

Garfield Housing Authority manages 3 rental properties which, as of the last set of publicly available data, have an average inspection score of 89. The scores for properties managed by Garfield Housing Authority range from a high of 95 to a low of 79.

The highest scoring property in the Garfield Housing Authority portfolio is Gen Pulaski Ct and the lowest scoring property is Belmont Grdn.

To be a passing score a public housing property must have a score of 60 or more. 100% of properties managed by Garfield Housing Authority have a passing score.

Source United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (, 2014)

Total Tenant Payment Percentages What is Total Tenant Payment?

Tenants in public housing pay rent based on their income. Generally, the Total Tenant Payment (TTP) is 30% of the tenant’s adjusted income. Garfield Housing Authority owns and manages 455 public housing units in 3 properties.

The Average Total Tenant Payment for Garfield Housing Authority is $474.00 compared to the state average of $391.00.

The Average Total Tenant Payment for the state of New Jersey ranges from a low of $252.00 to a high of $685.00.

Source Resident Characteristics Report (, 2013)

Housing Authority Annual and 5 Year Plans

Public housing agencies, also called public housing authorities, which receive funding from HUD, are required to submit and receive approval from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development of both an Annual Plan and a 5 Year Plan. These plans establish each housing authority’s policies, strategies, programs and operations for meeting the housing needs of persons within their target area.

The housing authority plans include specific details about the cost of renovations to real estate (also known as capital improvements), changes to Section 8 HCV policies, planned redevelopment of public housing projects and other major administrative changes.

Following are the HUD-approved public housing agency plans for Garfield Housing Authority.

Year Date Approved Plan PDF Document
2011 3/30/11 Plan
2010 3/2/10 Plan
2008 3/12/08 Plan
2007 3/6/07 Plan
2006 4/11/06 Plan
2005 2/8/05 Plan
2004 1/12/04 Plan
2003 3/28/03 Plan
2002 2/27/02 Plan
2001 4/17/01 Plan
2000 3/3/00 Plan

Affordable Apartments in Garfield from ApartmentSmart


Public Housing Projects


Public Housing Units

Medium Low (250 - 499)

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