Summit Housing Authority

512 Springfield Avenue
Summit, Union County, New Jersey 7901

Summit Housing Authority is a Public Housing Agency in Summit, New Jersey that participates in the Public Housing program. As of November 13th, 2019, Summit Housing Authority has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

The Public Housing Waiting List is open indefinitely.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
Public Housing Open Until Further Notice

Open Summit Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Open Until Further Notice: Public Housing Waiting List

How To Apply to the Public Housing 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 Operated by Summit Housing Authority

12 Chestnut Ave

12 Chestnut Ave
Summit, NJ