Keansburg Housing Authority

1 Church St.
Keansburg, Monmouth County, New Jersey 7734

Keansburg Housing Authority is a Public Housing Agency in Keansburg, New Jersey that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs. As of November 18th, 2019, Keansburg Housing Authority has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

The Public Housing Waiting List is open indefinitely.

Keansburg Housing Authority serves Keansburg.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
Public Housing Open Until Further Notice
Keansburg Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher Closed

Open Keansburg Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Open Until Further Notice: Public Housing Waiting List

How To Apply to the Public Housing Waiting List

The Keansburg Housing Authority (KHA) is currently accepting public housing waiting list applications for senior/disabled individuals.

Please note: The KHA does not offer family public housing.

The KHA offers one public housing community with 80 units for senior/disabled individuals.

To apply, visit the KHA to pick up an application, located at 1 Church St,, Keansburg, NJ, during normal office hours.

Once the application has been completed, it can be hand delivered to the address listed above.

No preferences were noted.

More information can be found by visiting the THA website at, or by calling 732-787-6151 during normal office hours.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (732)787-6151.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 06/05/2015.

Other Keansburg Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Closed: Keansburg Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The status of this waiting list is unknown. If you have information regarding this waiting list contact us.

Last Updated on 06/05/2015.

About Keansburg Housing Authority

More information about Keansburg Housing Authority can be found on its website at

Representatives of Keansburg Housing Authority may be available by phone at (732) 787-6151. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 11/18/2019, it is not known if Keansburg Housing Authority 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 Keansburg Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the most recent VMS report, Keansburg Housing Authority manages 274 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
Vouchers 197 2 38 2
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $1,026 $1,171 $859 $772
Monthly Cost $202,048 $2,342 $32,655 $1,543

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Keansburg 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 8% having issued approximately 38 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 8 years and 2 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 71 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.5 persons and has a household income of $16,218 per year. 96% of households were very low income (VLI) and 77% were extremely low income (ELI). 39% of households had wages as a major source of income, 1% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 54% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

2% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 52% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 28% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 18% 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.

44% of households included children, 4% of which had two adults in the household. 40% of households with children have a female head of household. 85% of all households were headed by a female.

24% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 16% of all heads of households being Black and 0% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Keansburg Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 14% include at least one person with a disability. 23% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 36% 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, 29% with 2 bedrooms and 36% with 3 or more bedrooms. 9% 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 Keansburg Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $441 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $1,345. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $115.

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 Keansburg Housing Authority

Granville Towers

1 Church St
Keansburg, NJ