Housing Authority of the City of Passaic is a Public Housing Agency in Passaic, New Jersey that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs.
Housing Authority of the City of Passaic serves Passaic.
|Passaic, New Jersey Housing Choice Voucher||Closed|
How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List
The Housing Authority of the City of Passaic (HACP) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is currently closed. It was last open separately for application distribution and submission for six days in April 2017. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.
To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to pick up the application at one of the following locations:
Once the application has been completed, it must have been hand delivered to the Community Center on April 10, 2017.
This waiting list had the following preferences: Veteran, residents of the City of Passaic, head or spouse working in the City of Passaic.
Applicants were placed on the waiting list by date and time the application was received, by order of preferences.
The HACP will notify applicants if they have qualified by mail. Applicants who did not qualify or had an incomplete application will have their application returned to them.
For more information, visit the HACP website, or call (973) 365-6330.
Last Updated on 04/12/2017.
How To Apply to the Public Housing Waiting ListThe Housing Authority of the City of Passaic is not accepting public housing waiting list applications at this time.
Last Updated on 06/04/2015.
More information about Housing Authority of the City of Passaic can be found on its website at http://www.passaichousing.org/. Representatives of Housing Authority of the City of Passaic may be available by phone at (973) 365-6330. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.
As of 09/19/2019, it is not known if Housing Authority of the City of Passaic 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.
As of the most recent VMS report, Housing Authority of the City of Passaic manages 1,771 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|
|Monthly Cost Per Voucher||$883||$188||$638||$923|
According to the 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households database, the housing authority's voucher program has an annual turnover of 13% having issued approximately 122 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 9 years and 8 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 91 months on the waiting list1.
According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.2 persons and has a household income of $16,737 per year. 96% of households were very low income (VLI) and 77% were extremely low income (ELI). 41% 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 57% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.
0% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 39% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 24% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 37% 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.
36% of households included children, 5% of which had two adults in the household. 33% of households with children have a female head of household. 85% of all households were headed by a female.
97% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 17% of all heads of households being Black and 1% being Hispanic.
Of all households participating in the Housing Authority of the City of Passaic Housing Choice Voucher program, 18% include at least one person with a disability. 22% 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.
44% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 36% with 2 bedrooms and 20% with 3 or more bedrooms. 5% of voucher recipients are considered overhoused, meaning they occupy a rental unit larger than their family size requires.
The average monthly tenant contribution to rent by Housing Authority of the City of Passaic voucher holders in 2016 was $401 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $970. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $118.
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.