Hoboken Housing Authority

400 Harrison Street
Hoboken, Hudson County, New Jersey 7030

Hoboken Housing Authority is a Public Housing Agency in Hoboken, New Jersey that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs.

Hoboken Housing Authority serves Hoboken and Weehawken.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
Hoboken Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher Closed
Public Housing Closed

Other Hoboken Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Closed: Hoboken Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Hoboken Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is currently closed.


The list was last opened for Hoboken and Weehawken on October 22, 2014, the first time since 2004.


Reports say that hundreds of people seeking rental assistance lined up over night at the Hoboken Elks Club. City Police have estimated up to 1000 people were waiting outside. According to NJ.com some applicants began lining up in the rain the afternoon before.

Last Updated on 07/20/2015.

Closed: Public Housing Waiting List

How To Apply to the Public Housing Waiting List

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

Last Updated on 06/05/2015.

About Hoboken Housing Authority

More information about Hoboken Housing Authority can be found on its website at http://www.myhhanj.com/.

Representatives of Hoboken Housing Authority may be available by phone at (201) 798-0370. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 11/17/2019, it is not known if Hoboken Housing Authority is either absorbing or billing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher portability requests for porting in. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.


About the Hoboken Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the most recent VMS report, Hoboken Housing Authority manages 160 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each:

Standard Ported Out
Vouchers 148 12
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $1,196 $960
Monthly Cost $176,999 $11,517

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Hoboken Housing Authority

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.1 persons and has a household income of $15,016 per year. 95% of households were very low income (VLI) and 74% were extremely low income (ELI). 35% of households had wages as a major source of income, 2% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 56% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

-1% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 43% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 25% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 32% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 5% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

32% of households included children, -1% of which had two adults in the household. 32% of households with children have a female head of household. 90% of all households were headed by a female.

65% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 7% of all heads of households being Black and 1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Hoboken Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 18% include at least one person with a disability. 24% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 49% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

34% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 40% with 2 bedrooms and 27% with 3 or more bedrooms. 16% 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 Hoboken Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $400 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $1,049. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $73.



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 Hoboken Housing Authority

Andrew Jackson Gardens

300 Marshall Dr
Hoboken, NJ

C Columbus Gardens

455 9th St
Hoboken, NJ

Harrison Gardens

320 Jackson St
Hoboken, NJ

Monroe and Adams Gardens

221 Jackson St
Hoboken, NJ

Fox Hill Gardens

311 13th St
Hoboken, NJ

Public Housing Operated by Hoboken Housing Authority

Northvale IV Apartments

58 11th St
Hoboken, NJ
Subsidized