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Summit Housing Authority

512 Springfield Avenue
Summit, Union County, New Jersey 7901

Summit Housing Authority is a housing authority that participates in the Public Housing program. As of June 19th, 2021, Summit Housing Authority has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting List Status
Summit Housing Authority Public Housing Open Until Further Notice

Open Summit Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Holiday Notice: Housing Authority offices may be closed Friday, June 18, 2021, in observance of Juneteenth.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, some waiting list openings may be postponed until further notice. Application methods may change, as well. Visit the housing authority's website for the latest on its current operations, if one is available. If there is no information online, you can contact the housing authority directly. Office operations may be different from usual, and it may take days or weeks to get a response.

Summit Housing Authority Phone: (908) 273-6413.

Open Until Further Notice: Public Housing Waiting List

Please Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.

How To Apply to the Waiting List
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.
Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (908)273-6413.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 06/05/2015.

About Summit Housing Authority

Representatives of Summit Housing Authority may be available by phone at (908) 273-6413. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

Summit Housing Authority does not participate in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program, so voucher holders cannot port to this housing authority. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.


Public Housing Apartments Operated by Summit Housing Authority

12 Chestnut Ave

12 Chestnut Ave
Summit, New Jersey