Glassboro Housing Authority

181 Delsea Manor Drive
Glassboro, Gloucester County, New Jersey 8028

Glassboro Housing Authority is a Public Housing Agency in Glassboro, New Jersey that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD), and Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV) 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.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
RAD Project-Based Voucher Closed

Other Glassboro Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Closed: RAD Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

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:

  1. Download and print the application online.
  2. Pick up an application at the the GHA central office.

Once the paper application was completed, it must have been either:

  1. Mailed to the GHA.
  2. Dropped off at the GHA office.

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.

About Glassboro Housing Authority

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 applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

How To Check Your Waiting List Status

You can check your waiting list status by phone by calling (856) 848-4924.

Open today from 8:30am to 12:00pm and 1:00pm to 4:30pm.

HCV Portability Status

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.

Office Hours

Day Hours
Monday 8:30am-12:00pm , 1:00pm-4:30pm
Tuesday 8:30am-12:00pm , 1:00pm-4:30pm
Wednesday 8:30am-12:00pm , 1:00pm-4:30pm
Thursday 8:30am-12:00pm , 1:00pm-4:30pm
Friday 8:30am-12:00pm , 1:00pm-4:30pm

About the Glassboro Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the most recent VMS 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:

Standard Tenant Protection Ported Out
Vouchers 95 59 1
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $837 $762 $909
Monthly Cost $79,519 $44,978 $909

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Glassboro Housing Authority

Waiting List and Tenancy

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.

Income Characteristics

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.

Heads of Household Characteristics

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.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

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.

Rent, Assistance, and Utility Allowances

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.


Public Housing Operated by Glassboro Housing Authority

Ellis Manor

141 Delsea Mnr
Glassboro, NJ
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