Newark Housing Authority

200 Driving Park Circle
Newark, Wayne County, New York 14513
(315) 331-1574

Newark Housing Authority is a Public Housing Agency in Newark, New York that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program. As of July 19th, 2019, Newark Housing Authority has 2 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

The Wayne County, New York Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is open indefinitely. The Project-Based Voucher Waiting List is open indefinitely.

Newark Housing Authority serves Wayne County.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
Wayne County, New York Housing Choice Voucher Open Indefinitely
Project-Based Voucher Open Indefinitely

Open Newark Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Open Indefinitely: Wayne County, New York Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Newark Housing Authority (NHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently open until further notice.

To apply, download and print the application online here. Click the link titled "Application for Assistance."

The following documentation is required when submitting the application: Birth certificates and Social Security Cards for all members of the household, and photo ID of all adult members of the household.

This waiting list has the following preferences: Victims of domestic violence, veteran, working family

Selected applicants will be placed on the waiting list by date and time the application is received, by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the NHA website, or call the office at (315) 331-1574.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (315) 331-1574.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 08/23/2017.

Open Indefinitely: Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

The Newark Housing Authority (NHA) is currently accepting Project-Based Voucher waiting list applications.

To apply, download and print the application online here. Click the link titled "Application for Assistance."

The following documentation is required when submitting the application: Birth certificates and Social Security Cards for all members of the household, and photo ID of all adult members of the household.

For more information, visit the NHA website, or call the office at (315) 331-1574.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via 3153311574.

IMPORTANT: This is not the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program. Section 8 Project-Based Voucher tenants are required to live in a specific apartment community or scattered site. After one year of occupancy, a Project-Based Voucher tenant may request to be placed on a waiting list to receive the next available Housing Choice Voucher or similar tenant-based rental assistance.

Last Updated on 09/12/2017.

About Newark Housing Authority

More information about Newark Housing Authority can be found on its website at http://www.newarknyhousing.org/.

HCV Portability Status

As of 07/19/2019, it is not known if Newark Housing Authority is either absorbing or billing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher portability requests for porting in. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.


About the Newark Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the most recent VMS report, Newark Housing Authority manages 481 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each:

Standard Ported Out Non-Elderly Disabled
Vouchers 257 3 72
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $402 $740 $410
Monthly Cost $103,376 $2,220 $29,548

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Newark Housing Authority

Waiting List and Tenancy

According to the 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households database, the housing authority's voucher program has an annual turnover of 41% having issued approximately 13 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 4 years and 7 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 77 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 1.9 persons and has a household income of $15,591 per year. 93% of households were very low income (VLI) and 63% were extremely low income (ELI). 25% of households had wages as a major source of income, 3% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 70% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

3% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 45% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 26% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 27% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 3% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

36% of households included children, 8% of which had two adults in the household. 32% of households with children have a female head of household. 72% of all households were headed by a female.

21% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 14% of all heads of households being Black and 0% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Newark Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 35% include at least one person with a disability. 55% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 74% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

38% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 35% with 2 bedrooms and 27% with 3 or more bedrooms. 23% of voucher recipients are considered overhoused, meaning they occupy a rental unit larger than their family size requires.

Rent, Assistance, and Utility Allowances

The average monthly tenant contribution to rent by Newark Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $373 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $605. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $131.



1. This Picture of Subsidized Households data field is the average wait time of those who received a voucher in the preceding 12 months. Due to special voucher programs like VASH, recent waiting list purges, or waiting list preferences the average wait time can vary significantly from one year to the next and it is entirely possible many current applicants on the waiting list have been waiting for assistance for far longer.


Public Housing Operated by Newark Housing Authority

200 East

200 E Miller St
Newark, NY

Windsong Terrace

1 Marie Ave
Newark, NY
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