Affordable Housing In Atlantic County
New Jersey

82 Low Income Apartment Communities In Atlantic County

Egg Harbor Township

2720 Fire Road
Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey
Income Based
1-3 BR

Brigantine Homes

1062 Brigantine Blvd
Atlantic City, New Jersey
Income Based
1-4 BR
Subsidized

Atlantic Marina

732 N Maryland Ave
Atlantic City, New Jersey
Income Based
1 BR
Subsidized

Townhouse Terrace East 1

700 N Tennessee Ave
Atlantic City, New Jersey
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Subsidized

Heritage Village at Galloway

290 West White Horse Pike
Egg Harbor City, New Jersey
$630-931
1-2 BR
55+

Atrium Apartments at Egg Harbor

6821 BLACK HORSE PIKE
Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Tennessee Green

341 North Tennessee Ave
Atlantic City, New Jersey
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Clayton Mill Run

600 Rose Hill Dr
Absecon, New Jersey
$422-979
1-3 BR

New York Apartments

233 N New York Ave
Atlantic City, New Jersey
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Subsidized

The Willows at Roxbury

5 Burton Way
Landing, New Jersey

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Atlantic County, New Jersey

Public Housing Agencies operate federally assisted affordable housing programs at local levels on behalf of HUD. Notably, housing agencies are responsible for managing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, and Project-Based Voucher waiting lists within their jurisdiction.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Atlantic County, New Jersey

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Atlantic County, New Jersey

There are 82 low income housing apartment communities offering 6,280 affordable apartments for rent in Atlantic County, New Jersey.

Income Based Apartments in Atlantic County, New Jersey

Atlantic County features 4,747 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 Atlantic County, New Jersey

There are 1,135 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Atlantic County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Atlantic County, New Jersey

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Atlantic County landlords $900 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Atlantic County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Atlantic County, New Jersey for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,266 and $1,548.

2022 Atlantic County, 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
Atlantic County, New Jersey Fair Market Rent $946 $1,107 $1,407 $1,972 $2,183
Atlantic County, New Jersey Payment Standard Range $851 to $1,041 $996 to $1,218 $1,266 to $1,548 $1,775 to $2,169 $1,965 to $2,401

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Atlantic County, NJ Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 82
Total Low Income Apartments 6,280
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 4,747
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 33.02%
Average Renter Household Size 2.52
Average Household Size 2.64
Median Household Income $54,461 ±$1,324
Median Rent $1,047 ±$21
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 57.08% ± 2.24pp
Total Population 275,376

Population and Household Demographics

Atlantic County is a county in New Jersey with a population of 275,376. There are 101,818 households in the county with an average household size of 2.64 persons. 33.02% of households in Atlantic County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Atlantic County

The median gross income for households in Atlantic County is $54,461 a year, or $4,538 a month. The median rent for the county is $1,047 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Atlantic County, a household making less than $3,490 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 57.08% of households who rent are overburdened in Atlantic County.

Area Median Income In Atlantic County

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.

In Atlantic County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $83,100

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 Atlantic County

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 Atlantic County

1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Atlantic County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$17,500 $20,000 $22,500 $26,500 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Atlantic County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$29,100 $33,250 $37,400 $41,550 $44,900 $48,200 $51,550 $54,850
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Atlantic County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$46,550 $53,200 $59,850 $66,500 $71,850 $77,150 $82,500 $87,800

Cities In Atlantic County

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City Served By
Absecon The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Absecon is the State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
Atlantic City The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Atlantic City are the Atlantic City Housing Authority and State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
Brigantine The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Brigantine is the State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
Buena The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Buena is the State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
Buena Vista The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Buena Vista is the State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
Collings Lakes The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Collings Lakes is the State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
Corbin City The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Corbin City is the State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
Egg Harbor The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Egg Harbor is the State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
Egg Harbor City The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Egg Harbor City is the State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
Egg Harbor Township The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Egg Harbor Township is the State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
Egg Harborship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Egg Harborship is the State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
Elwood The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Elwood is the State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
Estell Manor The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Estell Manor is the State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
Folsom The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Folsom is the State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
Galloway The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Galloway is the State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
Gallowayship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Gallowayship is the State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
Hamilton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hamilton is the State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
Hamilton Township The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hamilton Township is the State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
Hammonton The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Hammonton is the State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
Harbor City The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Harbor City is the State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
Landing The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Landing is the State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
Linwood The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Linwood is the State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
Longport The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Longport is the State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
Margate The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Margate is the State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
Margate City The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Margate City is the State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
Mays Landing The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mays Landing is the State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
Mullica The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mullica is the State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
Northfield The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Northfield is the State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
Pleasantville The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Pleasantville are the Pleasantville Housing Authority and State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
Pomona The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pomona is the State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
Port Republic The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Port Republic is the State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
Smithville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Smithville is the State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
Somers Point The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Somers Point is the State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
Ventnor City The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Ventnor City is the State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
Weymouth The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Weymouth is the State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.