Newark Housing Authority

This housing agency serves Newark, New Jersey.

Waiting List
Closed: Newark, New Jersey Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Closed: Family Public Housing Waiting List Learn More
Open Until Further Notice: Newark Housing Authority Senior and Disabled Public Housing Waiting List Learn More

Closed: Newark, New Jersey Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Newark Housing Authority (NHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. It is not known when this waiting list was last open, or when it will reopen.

For more information, visit the NHA Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher page here.

Closed: Family Public Housing Waiting List

The Newark Housing Authority (NHA) Family Public Housing waiting list is currently closed

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the online application.

There were no preferences, but the NHA states that a residency preference may be added in the future.

Selected applicants were placed on the waiting list by random lottery.

For more information, visit the NHA Family Portfolio page here.

Open Until Further Notice: Newark Housing Authority Senior and Disabled Public Housing Waiting List

The Newark Housing Authority (NHA) Senior/Disabled Public Housing waiting list is currently open, since at least 2000, until further notice. Waiting lists for a specific community or bedroom size may be closed.

To apply, pick up an application at the Newark Housing Authority located at 500 Broad Street, 1st Floor, Newark, New Jersey, 07102; Monday through Friday, from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm ET. 

Once the paper application has been completed, it must be:

  1.     Dropped off at the Newark Housing Authority at the address above, Monday through Friday, from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm.
  2.     Mailed to the Newark Housing Authority at 500 Broad Street, 1st Floor, Newark, New Jersey, 07102.                

This waiting list has the following preferences: Persons 62 years old or older.

Selected applicants will be placed on the waiting list by date and time the application is received, by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the NHA Senior/Disabled Portfolio page here.

About The Agency

Newark Housing Authority provides affordable housing for up to 15,053 low- and moderate-income households through its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher and public housing programs.

500 Broad Street, Newark, NJ

Visit Website(973) 273-6600

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 Newark Housing Authority?

Newark Housing Authority serves 11,976 low-income households. The agency manages 7,407 Housing Choice Vouchers and 4,644 public housing units.

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

Extremely low-income (ELI) renters, earning less than 30% of Area Median Income (AMI), make up 78 percent of households served by Newark Housing Authority. Very low-income renters earn less than 50% AMI, and are 94 percent of Newark Housing Authority households.

How many Newark Housing Authority residents are employed?

Working adults head 4,071 households and make up 34 percent of households served by Newark Housing Authority.

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

There are 9580 female-headed renter households living in Newark Housing Authority housing. Households headed by females are 80% of those served by the Newark Housing Authority.

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

Black 9,102
White 479
Hispanic 2,395

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

There are 3473 households headed by seniors served by the Newark Housing Authority. Senior households are 29% of households in Newark Housing Authority housing.

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

There are 3113 persons with disabilities living in Newark Housing Authority housing. Persons with disabilities are the head of 26% of households served by the Newark Housing Authority.

How does HUD rate the performance of the Newark Housing Authority?

The Newark Housing Authority is rated as a standard performer by HUD.

HUD rates the performance of Public Housing Agencies. The department looks at physical condition of properties, financial condition, management operations, and use of Public Housing Capital Funds for improvements.

How often does Newark Housing Authority open new waiting lists?

Newark Housing Authority’s Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) waiting list was last opened on May 30, 2024 and closed on May 30, 2024.

Public Housing Communities Managed by Newark Housing Authority

Montgomery Heights

671 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Newark, New Jersey 07102

bed 1-3
payment $1324-1830/mo.

City View Landing Family

195 W Kinney St , Newark, New Jersey 07103

bed 2-4
payment $883-1101/mo.

Spruce Gardens

268 Prince St, Newark, New Jersey 07108

Charlton Gardens

198 Spruce St, Newark, New Jersey 07103

Stephen Crane Elderly NJ2-016

60 Cedar Ln S, Newark, New Jersey 07107

Stephen Crane Elderly NJ2-22D

801 North 6th Street, Newark, New Jersey 07107

Otto E. Kretchmer Elderly NJ2-17

26 Van Vechten St, Newark, New Jersey 07114

Bradley Court II

93 Seventh Ave, Newark, New Jersey 07107

Seth Boyden Elderly NJ2-21F

46 Evergreen Ave, Newark, New Jersey 07114

Wynona Lipman Gardens

32 Ruggerio Plaza, Newark, New Jersey 07104

Serenity Village

114 Sherman Ave, Newark, New Jersey 07108

Townhomes At North Point

33 Triton Terrace, Newark, New Jersey 07104

Janice Cromer Village

289 Broadway, Newark, New Jersey 07104

Claremont

553 S 17th St, Newark, New Jersey 07103

Chadwick Avenue Village

201 Chadwick Ave, Newark, New Jersey 07103

Oscar Miles Village

182 Court St, Newark, New Jersey 07103

Bradley Court I

46 N. Munn Ave, Newark, New Jersey 07106

Jose Rosario Village

114 Sherman Ave, Newark, New Jersey 07114

Riverside Villa

100 Riverside Ct, Newark, New Jersey 07104

Otto Kretchmer Homes

296 Dayton St, Newark, New Jersey 07114

Betty Shabazz Village

4 Irvine Turner Blvd, Newark, New Jersey 07105

Bellemead - Fifteen Avenue Village

281 16th Ave, Newark, New Jersey 07107

Kemsco

55 Oriental St, Newark, New Jersey 07107

Oriental Village

60 Oriental St, Newark, New Jersey 07104

City View Family

147 W Kinney St, Newark, New Jersey 07103

Terrell Homes

23 Riverview Ter, Newark, New Jersey 07105

Hyatt Court

72 Roanoke Ave, Newark, New Jersey 07105

Seth Boyden Elderly NJ2-21E

120 Dayton St, Newark, New Jersey 07114

Pennington Court

201 South St, Newark, New Jersey 07105

Stephen Crane Village

38 Clara Maass Dr, Newark, New Jersey 07107

Baxter Terrace Elderly

25 Summit Street, Newark, New Jersey 07103

James C. White Manor

516 Bergen St, Newark, New Jersey 07108

West Kinney Gardens Phase I - A

333 Springfield Ave, Newark, New Jersey 07103

Otto E. Kretchmer Elderly NJ2-21A

991 Frelinghuysen Ave, Newark, New Jersey 07114

Stephen Crane Elderly NJ2-22C

900 Franklin Ave, Newark, New Jersey 07106

Bradley Court

46 N. Munn Ave, Newark, New Jersey 07106

Stella Gardens

185 Broome St, Newark, New Jersey 07103

Gigi Foushee Towers

99 Lincoln St, Newark, New Jersey 07103

Felix Fuld

113 Rose St, Newark, New Jersey 07108