Hoboken Housing Authority

This housing agency serves Hoboken and Weehawken, New Jersey.

Waiting List
Closed: Hoboken Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Closed: Fox Hill Gardens, Studio and 1-Bedroom Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Closed: 1-Bedroom Public Housing Waiting List Learn More
Closed: Studio Senior and Disabled Public Housing Waiting List Learn More

Closed: Hoboken Housing Authority Section 8 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.

Closed: Fox Hill Gardens, Studio and 1-Bedroom Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

This waiting list is for Section 8 Project-Based Voucher rental housing assistance in Hoboken, New jersey.

The Hoboken Housing Authority (HHA) last accepted Section 8 Project-Based Voucher waiting list applications for Studio and 1-Bedroom apartments at Fox Hill Gardens from March 27, 2023, until April 5, 2023. There is no notice when this waiting list will reopen.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the online application.

This waiting list had the following preferences:

  • Veterans and surviving spouses
  • Involuntary displaced persons
  • Displaced for health impaired local residents
  • Residents who live and work in the housing authority's jurisdiction
  • Residents who live in the housings authority's jurisdiction
  • Involuntary displaced non local residents
  • Displaced non residents (Not residing within the housing authority's jurisdiction who are victims of domestic violence.) 
  • Non residents who work in the housing authority's jurisdiction
  • Hoboken residents

Selected applicants were placed on the waiting list by random lottery, by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the HHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the HHA notice on March 27, 2023. 

Closed: 1-Bedroom Public Housing Waiting List

This waiting list is for Public Housing rental housing assistance in Hoboken, New Jersey.

The Hoboken Housing Authority (HHA) last accepted Public Housing waiting list applications for 1-Bedroom apartments from March 27, 2023, until April 5, 2023. There is no notice when this waiting list will reopen.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the online application.

This waiting list had the following preferences:

  • Veterans and surviving spouses
  • Involuntary displacement persons
  • Displaced persons who are victims of domestic violence
  • Hoboken Residents

200 selected applicants were placed on the waiting list by random lottery, by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the HHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the HHA notice on March 27, 2023. 

Closed: Studio Senior and Disabled Public Housing Waiting List

This waiting list is for Senior and Disabled Public Housing rental housing assistance in Hoboken, New Jersey.

The Hoboken Housing Authority (HHA) last accepted Senior and Disabled Public Housing waiting list applications for Studio apartments from March 27, 2023, until April 5, 2023. There is no notice when this waiting list will reopen.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the online application.

This waiting list had the following preferences:

  • Veterans and surviving spouses
  • Involuntary displacement persons
  • Displaced persons who are victims of domestic violence
  • Hoboken Residents

100 selected applicants were placed on the waiting list by random lottery, by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the HHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the HHA notice on March 27, 2023. 

About The Agency

Hoboken Housing Authority provides affordable housing for up to 1,680 low- and moderate-income households through its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher and public housing programs.

400 Harrison Street, Hoboken, NJ

Visit Website(201) 798-0370

Section 8 Application Checklist

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Keep track of everything you need to apply for a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher in this printable checklist created by Affordable Housing Online

How large is the Hoboken Housing Authority?

Hoboken Housing Authority serves 1,439 low-income households. The agency manages 548 Housing Choice Vouchers and 1,094 public housing units.

What are the incomes of residents served by the Hoboken Housing Authority?

Extremely low-income (ELI) renters, earning less than 30% of Area Median Income (AMI), make up 77 percent of households served by Hoboken Housing Authority. Very low-income renters earn less than 50% AMI, and are 93 percent of Hoboken Housing Authority households.

How many Hoboken Housing Authority residents are employed?

Working adults head 446 households and make up 31 percent of households served by Hoboken Housing Authority.

How many female-headed renter households are served by the Hoboken Housing Authority?

There are 1050 female-headed renter households living in Hoboken Housing Authority housing. Households headed by females are 73% of those served by the Hoboken Housing Authority.

What racial and ethnic groups are found among Hoboken Housing Authority renters?

Black 360
White 216
Hispanic 849

How many senior-headed renter households are served by Hoboken Housing Authority?

There are 618 households headed by seniors served by the Hoboken Housing Authority. Senior households are 43% of households in Hoboken Housing Authority housing.

How many households headed by persons with disabilities live in Hoboken Housing Authority housing?

There are 302 persons with disabilities living in Hoboken Housing Authority housing. Persons with disabilities are the head of 21% of households served by the Hoboken Housing Authority.

How does HUD rate the performance of the Hoboken Housing Authority?

The Hoboken Housing Authority is rated as a standard performer by HUD.

HUD rates the performance of Public Housing Agencies. The department looks at physical condition of properties, financial condition, management operations, and use of Public Housing Capital Funds for improvements.

How often does Hoboken Housing Authority open new waiting lists?

Hoboken Housing Authority’s Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) waiting list was last opened on May 26, 2024 and closed on October 22, 2014.

Public Housing Communities Managed by Hoboken Housing Authority

C Columbus Gardens

455 9th St, Hoboken, New Jersey 07030

Harrison Gardens

320 Jackson St, Hoboken, New Jersey 07030

Monroe and Adams Gardens

221 Jackson St, Hoboken, New Jersey 07030

Fox Hill Gardens

311 13th St, Hoboken, New Jersey 07030

Andrew Jackson Gardens

300 Marshall Dr, Hoboken, New Jersey 07030

Northvale IV Apartments

58 11th St, Hoboken, New Jersey 07030