Housing Authority of the Borough of Sayreville

650 Washington Road, Sayreville, NJ

There are no open waiting lists offered by Housing Authority of the Borough of Sayreville. Go to the New Jersey Section 8 Waiting Lists page or the New Jersey Public Housing Waiting Lists page for nearby housing applications.

Closed: Housing Authority of the Borough of Sayreville Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Housing Authority of the Borough of Sayreville (HABS) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is closed. It was last open for nearly two months in May 2015. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.


Applications were available in the HABS office at 650 Washington Road, Sayreville, NJ 08872.


For more information, visit the HABS website at http://www.sayrevilleha.org/index.html or call 732-721-8400.

Last Updated on 07/20/2015.

About Housing Authority of the Borough of Sayreville

About the Housing Authority of the Borough of Sayreville Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Housing Authority of the Borough of Sayreville manages 169 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following table summarizes types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of December 31st, 2021:

Standard Homeownership Ported Out
Vouchers 164 4 1
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $991 $1,012 $419
Monthly Cost $162,490 $4,047 $419
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 6% having issued approximately 34 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 10 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 15 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.3 persons and has a household income of $19,267 per year. 96% of households were very low income (VLI) and 75% were extremely low income (ELI). 38% of households had wages as a major source of income, 0% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 58% 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, 47% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 29% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 24% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 3% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

44% of households included children, 4% of which had two adults in the household. 41% of households with children have a female head of household. 91% of all households were headed by a female.

40% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 17% of all heads of households being Black and 2% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Housing Authority of the Borough of Sayreville Housing Choice Voucher program, 19% include at least one person with a disability. 32% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 39% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

28% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 40% with 2 bedrooms and 32% with 3 or more bedrooms. 15% 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 the Borough of Sayreville voucher holders in 2016 was $527 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $1,277. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $179.

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.