Garfield Housing Authority
71 Daniel P Conte Court Garfield, New Jersey 07026


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 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)

Waiting List Status:

The Section 8 and Public Housing programs administered by this housing authority are often over subscribed requiring the use of a waiting list. The waiting list would typically only open for brief periods. To find out of the waiting list is open or when it may open, please contact the housing authority directly.


Public Housing Projects


Public Housing Units

Medium Low (250 - 499)

Public Housing Size

No units

Section 8 Size


Program Type

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