Montclair Housing Authority

This housing agency serves Montclair, New Jersey.

Waiting List
Closed: Township of Montclair, New Jersey Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List Learn More

Closed: Township of Montclair, New Jersey Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

This waiting list is for Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher rental housing assistance in Township of Montclair, New Jersey.

The Montclair Housing Authority (MHA) last accepted Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list applications beginning on June 20, 2024, until 225 applications were received. There is no notice when this waiting list will reopen.

Income Qualification

The maximum income limits for each household size were as followed:

  • 1 Person $68,500 | 5 Persons $105,650
  • 2 Persons $78,250 | 6 Persons $113,450
  • 3 Persons $88,050 | 7 Person $121,300
  • 4 Persons $97,800 | 8 Persons $129,100

Preferences

This waiting list had the following preferences: Local resident of the Township of Montclair located in the County of Essex, Senior/Elderly, Disabled, Displaced/Disaster, Homeless/Unhoused, Veteran, and Domestic Violence

Selection Process

225 selected applicants were placed on the waiting list by random lottery, by order of preferences.

Application Method

To apply while the waitlist was open, applicants were required to complete the online application.

For more information, visit the MHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the MHA public notice on May 4, 2024.

About The Agency

Montclair Housing Authority provides affordable housing for up to 321 low- and moderate-income households through its public housing programs.

Monday 8:30am-4:30pm
Tuesday 8:30am-4:30pm
Wednesday 8:30am-4:30pm
Thursday 8:30am-4:30pm
Friday 8:30am-4:30pm

205 Claremont Avenue, Montclair, NJ

Visit Website(973) 509-4935

Section 8 Application Checklist

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Keep track of everything you need to apply for a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher in this printable checklist created by Affordable Housing Online

How large is the Montclair Housing Authority?

Montclair Housing Authority serves 169 low-income households. The agency manages 325 Housing Choice Vouchers and 0 public housing units.

What are the incomes of residents served by the Montclair Housing Authority?

Extremely low-income (ELI) renters, earning less than 30% of Area Median Income (AMI), make up 65 percent of households served by Montclair Housing Authority. Very low-income renters earn less than 50% AMI, and are 90 percent of Montclair Housing Authority households.

How many Montclair Housing Authority residents are employed?

Working adults head 62 households and make up 37 percent of households served by Montclair Housing Authority.

How many female-headed renter households are served by the Montclair Housing Authority?

There are 143 female-headed renter households living in Montclair Housing Authority housing. Households headed by females are 85% of those served by the Montclair Housing Authority.

What racial and ethnic groups are found among Montclair Housing Authority renters?

Black 145
Native American 3
White 8
Hispanic 12

How many senior-headed renter households are served by Montclair Housing Authority?

There are 65 households headed by seniors served by the Montclair Housing Authority. Senior households are 39% of households in Montclair Housing Authority housing.

How many households headed by persons with disabilities live in Montclair Housing Authority housing?

There are 43 persons with disabilities living in Montclair Housing Authority housing. Persons with disabilities are the head of 26% of households served by the Montclair Housing Authority.

How often does Montclair Housing Authority open new waiting lists?

Montclair Housing Authority’s Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) waiting list was last opened on June 20, 2024 and closed on June 20, 2024.