Irvington Township Housing Authority

624 Nye Avenue
Irvington, Essex County, New Jersey 7111

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

Irvington Township Housing Authority serves Irvington.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
Irvington Township Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher Closed
Public Housing Closed

Other Irvington Township Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Closed: Irvington Township Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Irvington Township Housing Authority (ITHA) 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 ITHA website, or call the office at (973) 375-2121.

Last Updated on 01/29/2016.

Closed: Public Housing Waiting List

How To Apply to the Public Housing Waiting List

The Irvington Township Housing Authority (ITHA) is not accepting Public Housing waiting list applications at this time.

For more information, visit the ITHA website, or call the office at (973) 375-2121.

Last Updated on 04/09/2018.

About Irvington Township Housing Authority

More information about Irvington Township Housing Authority can be found on its website at http://www.ihanj.org/.

Representatives of Irvington Township Housing Authority may be available by phone at (973) 375-2121. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 04/09/2018, Irvington Township Housing Authority is billing for Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher port-in requests. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.


About the Irvington Township Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the most recent VMS report, Irvington Township Housing Authority manages 229 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 221 8
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $767 $1,117
Monthly Cost $169,411 $8,938

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Irvington Township Housing Authority

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 65 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 8 years and 10 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 10 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 $15,929 per year. 94% of households were very low income (VLI) and 75% were extremely low income (ELI). 40% of households had wages as a major source of income, 3% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 52% 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, 60% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 22% 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.

47% of households included children, 1% of which had two adults in the household. 46% of households with children have a female head of household. 92% of all households were headed by a female.

99% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 95% of all heads of households being Black and 1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Irvington Township Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 15% include at least one person with a disability. 18% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 60% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

35% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 41% with 2 bedrooms and 24% with 3 or more bedrooms. 3% 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 Irvington Township Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $386 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $1,488. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $126.



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 Irvington Township Housing Authority

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141 Union Ave
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Camptown Gardens

81 Union Ave
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Camptown Gardens

624 Nye Ave
Irvington, NJ