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Cape May Housing Authority

639 Lafayette Street
Cape May, Cape May County, New Jersey 8204

Cape May Housing Authority is a Public Housing Agency in Cape May, New Jersey that participates in the Public Housing program. As of June 2nd, 2020, Cape May Housing Authority has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

The Public Housing Waiting List is open indefinitely.

Cape May Housing Authority serves Cape May.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
Public Housing Open Until Further Notice

Open Cape May Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, some upcoming waiting list openings may be postponed until further notice. Visit the housing authority's website for the latest on its current operations, if one is available. If there is no information online, contact the housing authority directly. Due to a high volume of calls and modified office hours in most areas, expect a long wait time (days or weeks) for a response.

Cape May Housing Authority Phone: (609) 884-8703.

Open Until Further Notice: Public Housing Waiting List

Please Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.

How To Apply to the Public Housing Waiting List

The Cape May Housing Authority (CMHA) is currently accepting public housing waiting list applications for families and senior/disabled individuals.

The CMHA offers three public housing communities for families and senior/disabled individuals.

To apply for public housing, visit the CMHA to fill out an application, located at 639 Lafayette St., Cape May, NJ 08204, between the hours of 9:00 am and 3:00 pm. 

Be sure to bring these documents with you: birth certificates, social security cards, proof of all income, and photo IDs for all adult household members.

No preferences were noted.

More information can be found by visiting the CMHA website at http://www.capemayha.org/, or by calling 609-884-8703 during normal office hours.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (609)884-8703.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 06/05/2015.

About Cape May Housing Authority

Representatives of Cape May Housing Authority may be available by phone at (609) 884-8703. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

Cape May Housing Authority does not participate in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program, so voucher holders cannot port to this housing authority. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.


Public Housing Apartments Operated by Cape May Housing Authority

Lafayette and Osborne and Broad St Court

19 Lafayette Ct
Cape May, New Jersey