Penns Grove Housing Authority

This housing agency serves Salem County, New Jersey.

Waiting List
Closed: Salem County, New Jersey Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Open Until Further Notice: Silver Run Park Apartments Public Housing Waiting List Learn More
Open Until Further Notice: Penn Towers South Senior and Disabled Public Housing Waiting List Learn More

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

This waiting list is for Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher rental housing assistance in Salem County, New Jersey.

The Penns Grove Housing Authority (PGHA) 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 PGHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the PGHA website, as of February 12, 2020.

Open Until Further Notice: Silver Run Park Apartments Public Housing Waiting List

This waiting list is for Public Housing rental housing assistance in Penns Grove, New Jersey.

The Penns Grove Housing Authority (PGHA) waiting list for 2-Bedroom Public Housing apartments at Silver Run Park is currently open. Applications are being accepted since at least January, 2020, until further notice.

There are two ways to apply during the opening period: 

  1. In person at the Penn Towers, located at 40 South Broad Street, Penns Grove, NJ 08069. Only during the business hours of 9:00 am and 4:00 pm.
  2. Print the online paper application here.

The following documentation is required, as stated by the PGHA: "birth certificates, social security cards, photo ids, and proof of income for all household members. All persons over the age of 18 must sign the application and release forms."

Once the application has been completed, it must be mailed or dropped off in person to the Penns Grove Housing Authority, 40 South Broad Street, Penns Grove, NJ 08069.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

It is not known how applicants will be placed on the waiting list.

For more information, visit the PGHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the PGHA public notice, as of February 5, 2020.

Open Until Further Notice: Penn Towers South Senior and Disabled Public Housing Waiting List

This waiting list is for Senior and Disabled Public Housing rental housing assistance in Penns Grove, New Jersey.

The Penns Grove Housing Authority (PGHA) waiting list for Senior/Disabled Public Housing apartments at Penn Towers South is currently open. Applications are being accepted since at least January, 2020, until further notice.

There are three ways to apply during the opening period: 

  1. In person at the Penn Towers, located at 40 South Broad Street, Penns Grove, NJ 08069. Only during the business hours of 9:00 am and 4:00 pm.
  2. Print the paper application online.
  3. If the applicant lives outside of Salem County, contact the PGHA to request an application by mail. According to the PGHA, Applications will only be mailed in the event the applicant lives outside of Salem County."

The following documentation is required, as stated by the PGHA:

  • "Birth Certificate
  • Social Security Card
  • Proof of income
  • Photo Identification
  • Citizenship proof"

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

It is not known how applicants will be placed on the waiting list.

For more information, visit the PGHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the PGHA website, as of February 5, 2020.

About The Agency

Penns Grove Housing Authority provides affordable housing for up to 187 low- and moderate-income households through its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher and public housing programs.

40 South Broad Street, Penns Grove, NJ

Visit Website(856) 299-0101

Section 8 Application Checklist

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How large is the Penns Grove Housing Authority?

Penns Grove Housing Authority serves 182 low-income households. The agency manages 38 Housing Choice Vouchers and 151 public housing units.

What are the incomes of residents served by the Penns Grove Housing Authority?

Extremely low-income (ELI) renters, earning less than 30% of Area Median Income (AMI), make up 76 percent of households served by Penns Grove Housing Authority. Very low-income renters earn less than 50% AMI, and are 91 percent of Penns Grove Housing Authority households.

How many Penns Grove Housing Authority residents are employed?

Working adults head 63 households and make up 35 percent of households served by Penns Grove Housing Authority.

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

There are 132 female-headed renter households living in Penns Grove Housing Authority housing. Households headed by females are 73% of those served by the Penns Grove Housing Authority.

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

Black 84
White 33
Hispanic 66

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

There are 70 households headed by seniors served by the Penns Grove Housing Authority. Senior households are 39% of households in Penns Grove Housing Authority housing.

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

There are 52 persons with disabilities living in Penns Grove Housing Authority housing. Persons with disabilities are the head of 29% of households served by the Penns Grove Housing Authority.

How does HUD rate the performance of the Penns Grove Housing Authority?

The Penns Grove 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 Penns Grove Housing Authority open new waiting lists?

Penns Grove Housing Authority’s Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) waiting list was last opened on July 22, 2024 and closed on July 22, 2024.

Public Housing Communities Managed by Penns Grove Housing Authority

Penn Tws South

40 S Broad St, Penns Grove, New Jersey 08069

payment Subsidized