Housing Authority of Gloucester County

100 Pop Moylan Boulevard
Deptford, Gloucester County, New Jersey 8096
(856) 845-4959

Housing Authority of Gloucester County is a public housing agency in Deptford, New Jersey that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs. As of May 19th, 2019, Housing Authority of Gloucester County has 4 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

The Veteran Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is open indefinitely. The RAD Project-Based Voucher Waiting List is open indefinitely. The Public Housing Waiting List is open indefinitely. The Other Programs Waiting List is open indefinitely.

Housing Authority of Gloucester County serves Gloucester County.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
Veteran Housing Choice Voucher Open Indefinitely
RAD Project-Based Voucher Open Indefinitely
Public Housing Open Indefinitely
Other Programs Open Indefinitely
Mainstream (Non-Elderly Disabled) Housing Choice Voucher Closed
Gloucester County, New Jersey General Housing Choice Voucher Closed

Open Housing Authority of Gloucester County Waiting Lists

Open Indefinitely: Veteran Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Housing Authority of Gloucester County (HAGC) Veteran Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently open, since at least December 3, 2018, until further notice.

Please note: According to the HAGC, this waiting list is " for Veterans ONLY with a DD214 and discharge other than dishonorable."

To apply, complete the online application here.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

It is not known how applicants will be placed on the waiting list. 

For more information visit the HAGC website, or call the office at (856) 845-4959.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (856) 845-4959.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 12/03/2018.

Open Indefinitely: RAD Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

The Housing Authority of Gloucester County (HAGC) is currently accepting RAD Section 8 Project-Based Voucher waiting list applications. Waiting lists for a specific community or bedroom size may be closed.

To apply, complete the online application. The application is available in English and Spanish. If an applicant does not have access to the Internet, they can use a computer at a local library.

This waiting list has the following preferences: Live or work in the Borough of Glassboro; live or work in Camden County, Burlington County or Gloucester County; live or work in the jurisdiction of the HAGC (municipalities included are provided on the application).

For more information, visit the HAGC website, or call the office at (856) 845-4959.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via 8568454959.

IMPORTANT: This is not the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program. Section 8 Project-Based Voucher tenants are required to live in a specific apartment community or scattered site. After one year of occupancy, a Project-Based Voucher tenant may request to be placed on a waiting list to receive the next available Housing Choice Voucher or similar tenant-based rental assistance.

Last Updated on 01/11/2018.

Open Indefinitely: Public Housing Waiting List

The Housing Authority of Gloucester County (HAGC) is currently accepting Public housing waiting list applications. Waiting lists for a specific community or bedroom size may be closed.

To apply, complete the online application. The application is available in English and Spanish. If an applicant does not have access to the Internet, they can use a computer at a local library.

This waiting list has the following preferences: Live or work in the Borough of Glassboro; live or work in Camden County, Burlington County or Gloucester County; live or work in the jurisdiction of the HAGC (municipalities included are provided on the application). The 1-Bedroom waiting list has the following preferences: Elderly; near-elderly (50+)  with disabilities.

For more information, visit the HAGC website, or call the office at (856) 845-4959.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via 8568454959.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 01/11/2018.

Open Indefinitely: Other Programs Waiting List

The Housing Authority of Gloucester County (HAGC) is currently accepting waiting list applications for other housing programs. Waiting lists for a specific community or bedroom size may be closed.

To apply, complete the online application. The application is available in English and Spanish. Scroll down to the section titled "Other Programs." If an applicant does not have access to the Internet, they can use a computer at a local library.

This waiting list has the following preferences: Live or work in the Borough of Glassboro; live or work in Camden County, Burlington County or Gloucester County; live or work in the jurisdiction of the HAGC (municipalities included are provided on the application).

For more information, visit the HAGC website, or call the office at (856) 845-4959.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via 8568454959.

Last Updated on 01/11/2018.

Other Housing Authority of Gloucester County Waiting Lists

Closed: Mainstream (Non-Elderly Disabled) Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Housing Authority of Gloucester County (HAGC) Mainstream (Non-Elderly Disabled) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. It was last open for one week in December, 2018. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

Please note: According to the HAGC, "Eligible applicants must be a non-elderly persons with a disability who are transitioning out of institutional or other segregated settings, at serious risk of institutionalization, homeless or at risk of becoming homeless."

There were three ways to apply during the opening period:

  1. Complete the online application.
  2. Download and print the application online.
  3. Pick up an application at the HAGC office.

Once the paper application has been completed, it must have been mailed to the HAGC. Mailed applications must have been postmarked no earlier than December 3, 2018, and no later than December 8, 2018.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

It is not known how applicants were placed on the waiting list. 

For more information visit the HAGC website, or call the office at (856) 845-4959.

Last Updated on 02/02/2019.

Closed: Gloucester County, New Jersey General Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Housing Authority of Gloucester County (HAGC) General Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. It is not known when the waiting list was last open, or when it will reopen.

For more information visit the HAGC website, or call the office at (856) 845-4959.

Last Updated on 12/03/2018.

About Housing Authority of Gloucester County

More information about Housing Authority of Gloucester County can be found on its website at http://www.hagc.org/.

How To Check Your Waiting List Status

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

HCV Portability Status

As of 05/19/2019, it is not known if Housing Authority of Gloucester County 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 Housing Authority of Gloucester County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the most recent VMS report, Housing Authority of Gloucester County manages 1,733 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

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

Standard Homeownership Tenant Protection Ported Out VASH Non-Elderly Disabled
Vouchers 1,463 9 2 17 17 225
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $781 $605 $510 $888 $735 $595
Monthly Cost $1,142,199 $5,443 $1,020 $15,100 $12,495 $133,783

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Housing Authority of Gloucester County

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 11% having issued approximately 158 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 7 years0 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 74 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.2 persons and has a household income of $15,242 per year. 96% of households were very low income (VLI) and 78% were extremely low income (ELI). 32% of households had wages as a major source of income, 6% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 62% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

0% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 59% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 24% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 17% 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.

46% of households included children, 4% of which had two adults in the household. 43% of households with children have a female head of household. 83% of all households were headed by a female.

60% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 51% of all heads of households being Black and 2% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Housing Authority of Gloucester County Housing Choice Voucher program, 24% include at least one person with a disability. 42% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 73% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

43% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 34% with 2 bedrooms and 23% 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 Housing Authority of Gloucester County voucher holders in 2016 was $367 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $849. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $153.



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.


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