About Summit Housing Authority

The Summit Housing Authority is a Public Housing public housing agency in Summit, New Jersey.

Summit Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Public Housing Waiting List: Open Now

The Summit Housing Authority (SHA) is currently accepting public housing waiting list applications for families and senior/disabled individuals.

Please Note: The current wait time for family public housing is approximately 5 to 10 years.

The SHA offers one public housing community with 195 units for families and senior/disabled individuals.

To apply for public housing, you must visit the SHA to pick up an application, located at 512 Springfield Ave., Summit, NJ, during normal office hours.

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

The SHA does have a preference point system that may improve your spot on the waiting list: live and/or work in Summit, elderly, disabled, or employed.

More information can be found by visiting the SHA website at http://www.summitnjha.org, or by calling 908-273-6413 during normal office hours.


  • What: Summit Housing Authority Public Housing Opening
  • Preferences For: The Elderly. Persons Who Live, Work, or Attend School Locally. Persons with Disabilities.

  • A waiting list with preferences means that applicants who qualify for the preferences will receive assistance before applicants who do not. Because of the preferences, applicants who do not qualify may have a longer wait to receive assistance. Learn More About Preferences.

Last Updated on 06/05/2015.