Affordable Housing In Ashland
Camden County, New Jersey

Housing Authorities that serve Ashland

Housing Authority Programs
State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Ashland, New Jersey

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in Ashland, New Jersey.

Income Based Apartments in Ashland, New Jersey

Ashland features 0 income based apartments. Tenants of income based apartments typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent and utilities.

Low Rent Apartments in Ashland, New Jersey

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Ashland.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Ashland, New Jersey

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Ashland landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Ashland.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Ashland, New Jersey for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,134 and $1,386.

2021 Ashland, New Jersey Fair Market Rents and Housing Choice Voucher Payment Standards

Fair Market Rents can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Fair Market Rents are used by HUD to establish payment and rent standards for federal rental assistance programs like the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program.

Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
Ashland, New Jersey Fair Market Rent $900 $1,040 $1,260 $1,567 $1,796
Ashland, New Jersey Payment Standard Range $810 to $990 $936 to $1,144 $1,134 to $1,386 $1,410 to $1,724 $1,616 to $1,976

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Ashland, NJ Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 8.57%
Average Renter Household Size 2.76
Average Household Size 2.76
Median Household Income $86,787 ±$3,796
Median Rent $1,565 ±$414
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 46.12% ± 20.36pp
Total Population 8,548

Population and Household Demographics

Ashland is a city in Camden County, New Jersey with a population of 8,548. There are 3,011 households in the city with an average household size of 2.76 persons. 8.57% of households in Ashland are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Ashland

The median gross income for households in Ashland is $86,787 a year, or $7,232 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,565 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Ashland, a household making less than $5,217 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 46.12% of households who rent are overburdened in Ashland.

Area Median Income In Ashland

Affordable housing program eligibility is always determined by one's income. Each household's income is compared to the incomes of all other households in the area. This is accomplished through a statistic established by the government called the Area Median Income, most often referred to as AMI. The AMI is calculated and published each year by HUD.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Ashland, the AMI is calculated from all households within Camden County.

In Ashland, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $94,500

Most affordable housing programs determine eligibility based on the percent of AMI a given household's income is. Among the programs that determine eligibility based on the AMI are Section 8, HOME, LIHTC, Section 515, 202 and 811.

Rental Assistance in Ashland

Rental assistance is a type of housing subsidy that pays for a portion of a renter’s monthly housing costs, including rent and tenant paid utilities. This housing assistance can come in the form of Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers, project-based Section 8 contracts, public housing, USDA Rental Assistance (in Section 515 properties) as well as HUD Section 202 and 811 properties for elderly and disabled households.

Income Qualifications for HUD Rental Assistance in Ashland

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Ashland AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$19,850 $22,700 $25,550 $28,350 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Ashland AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$33,100 $37,800 $42,550 $47,250 $51,050 $54,850 $58,600 $62,400
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Ashland AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$52,950 $60,500 $68,050 $75,600 $81,650 $87,700 $93,750 $99,800