Public Housing for Senior and Disabled Waitlist: Open

This information was last updated on June 5th, 2015.

The Weehawken Housing Authority (WHA) is currently accepting public housing waiting list applications for senior/disabled individuals.

Please note: The WHA does not have a family public housing program.

The WHA offers one public housing community with 99 units dedicated to senior/disabled individuals.

To apply for public housing, download the application here, then print and complete.

Once the application has been completed, it can be mailed to 525 Gregory Ave., Weehawken, NJ. 

No documents are needed at this time.

The WHA does have a preference point system that may improve your spot on the waiting list: rent burden, displaced, substandard living conditions.

More information can be found by visiting the WHA website at http://weehawkenha.com/, or by calling 201-348-4188 during normal office hours.

Summary

  • What: Weehawken Housing Authority Public Housing for Senior and Disabled Opening
  • Preferences For: Those Displaced by Natural Disaster. Those Displaced by Government Action. Those who Live in Substandard Housing. Households that are Rent Burdened.

  • 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.

Public Housing Property Inspection Scores

All public housing projects and privately owned rental properties with project-based Section 8 contracts are inspected every 1 to 3 years by HUD’s Real Estate Assessment Center (REAC). The mission of REAC is to insure that HUD’s multifamily portfolio is well maintained, free of health and safety risks for tenants and to prevent waste, fraud and abuse in HUD’s multifamily programs.

The highest REAC score possible is 100 points. Points are awarded in five inspectable areas: site, building exteriors, common areas, systems and units. Points may be weighted differently for different property types. For example, an urban property with little to no grounds might have a score weighted more on the building exteriors and less on the site whereas a suburban property with acres of land will be weighted more on the site review.

The frequency of REAC inspections is determined by the last REAC score a property received. If a property receives a REAC score of 90 or higher, the next REAC inspection will be scheduled in 3 years. Scores of 80 to 89 require re-inspection in 2 years and scores of 60 to 79 require re-inspection in a year.

A score of less than 60 is considered failing. Scores of 31 to 59 require re-inspection in 60 days and scores of 30 or lower are referred to a HUD Enforcement Center for corrective action.

Property Score Inspection Date
Weehawken H A 64/100 03/31/2014

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