Glassboro Housing Authority is a housing authority that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV), and Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) programs.
Glassboro Housing Authority serves Glassboro.
The Glassboro Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program is managed by the Housing Authority of Gloucester County. Waiting list information can be found here.
|RAD Project-Based Voucher||Closed|
Holiday Notice: Housing Authority offices may be closed Friday, June 18, 2021, in observance of Juneteenth.
Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, some waiting list openings may be postponed until further notice. Application methods may change, as well. Visit the housing authority's website for the latest on its current operations, if one is available. If there is no information online, you can contact the housing authority directly. Office operations may be different from usual, and it may take days or weeks to get a response.
Glassboro Housing Authority Website: http://www.glassborohousing.org/.
Glassboro Housing Authority Phone: (856) 881-5211.
The Glassboro Housing Authority (GHA) RAD Section 8 Project Based Voucher waiting list is currently closed. It was last open in June, 2019. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.
There were two ways to apply during the opening period:
Once the paper application was completed, it must have been either:
This waiting list had the following preferences: Elderly, Disabled, Live or work in Glassboro, Veteran.
Selected applicants were placed on the waiting list by date and time the application was received, by order of preferences.
For more information, visit the GHA website.
Last Updated on 06/01/2019.
More information about Glassboro Housing Authority can be found on its website at http://www.glassborohousing.org/.
Representatives of Glassboro Housing Authority may be available by phone at (856) 881-5211. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.
You can check your waiting list status by phone by calling (856) 848-4924.
As of June 19th, 2021, it is not known if Glassboro Housing Authority is processing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher portability requests for porting in due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
As of 05/31/2019, Glassboro Housing Authority is absorbing for Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher port-in requests. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.
As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Glassboro Housing Authority manages 258 active Housing Choice Vouchers.
The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of December 31st, 2020:
|Standard||Tenant Protection||Ported Out|
|Monthly Cost Per Voucher||$884||$737||$1,153|
According to the 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households database, the housing authority's voucher program has an annual turnover of 22% having issued approximately 8 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 3 years and 4 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 45 months on the waiting list1.
According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.5 persons and has a household income of $16,500 per year. 94% of households were very low income (VLI) and 73% were extremely low income (ELI). 41% of households had wages as a major source of income, 4% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 53% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.
5% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 57% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 23% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 15% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 1% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.
58% of households included children, 4% of which had two adults in the household. 58% of households with children have a female head of household. 94% of all households were headed by a female.
86% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 75% of all heads of households being Black and 2% being Hispanic.
Of all households participating in the Glassboro Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 18% include at least one person with a disability. 29% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 58% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.
26% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 51% with 2 bedrooms and 22% with 3 or more bedrooms. 7% of voucher recipients are considered overhoused, meaning they occupy a rental unit larger than their family size requires.
The average monthly tenant contribution to rent by Glassboro Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $395 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $941. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $150.
1. This Picture of Subsidized Households data field is the average wait time of those who received a voucher in the preceding 12 months. Due to special voucher programs like VASH, recent waiting list purges, or waiting list preferences the average wait time can vary significantly from one year to the next and it is entirely possible many current applicants on the waiting list have been waiting for assistance for far longer.