Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Atlantic County, NJ

Discover affordable housing in Atlantic County where there are 122+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Connecticut and Carolina Crescent

1353 Mediterranean Avenue, Atlantic City, New Jersey 08401

bed 2-3
payment $933-1055/mo.

Heritage Village at Galloway

290 West White Horse Pike, Egg Harbor City, New Jersey 08215

bed 1-2

New York Apartments

233 N New York Ave , Atlantic City, New Jersey 08401

bed 1-2
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
payment Subsidized
accessibility Accessible

Baltic Plaza Apartments

1313 Baltic Ave , Atlantic City, New Jersey 08401

bed 1
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
payment Subsidized
accessibility Accessible

Townhouse Terrace East 1

700 N Tennessee Ave, Atlantic City, New Jersey 08401

bed 1-2

Atlantic Marina

732 N Maryland Ave, Atlantic City, New Jersey 8401

bed 1

Bright's Villa

263A N Indiana Ave, Atlantic City, New Jersey 8401

bed 1-2

Best of Life Park

129 S Virginia Ave, Atlantic City, New Jersey 08401

bed Studio-1

Brigantine Homes

1062 Brigantine Blvd, Atlantic City, New Jersey 08401

bed 1-4

Atrium Apartments at Egg Harbor

6821 Black Horse Pike, Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey 8234

bed 1-3
payment $594-944/mo.

Visions at Absecon-Family & Senior Apartments

3 School View Drive (Affordable) & 13 Stoneybrook Drive (Senior), Absecon, New Jersey 08201

bed 1

Milan & Main at City Center

49 S. Main St., Pleasantville, New Jersey 08232

bed 1-3

Barlinvis Apartments

2006 Beach Ave, Atlantic City, New Jersey 08401

bed 1-3

Penny Point Park

3115 Hingston Ave, Pleasantville, New Jersey 8234

Village at St. Peter's

21 W Black Horse Pike, Pleasantville, New Jersey 08232

Somers Point Village I

26 Mays Landing Rd, Somers Point, New Jersey 08244

Philadelphia Village

6z Buffalo Ave, Egg Harbor, New Jersey 08215

bed Studio

Carver Hall Apartments

512 N South Carolina Avenue, Atlantic City, New Jersey 8401

bed 1-2

Mccoristin Square

99 Leonard Avenue, Hamilton Township, New Jersey 8619

White Horse Supportive Housing Project

4800 White Horse Pike, Egg Harbor City, New Jersey 08215

How To Identify Affordable Housing in Atlantic County, New Jersey

Look for program and preference badges on affordable apartment listings. These badges can help you identify the types of low income housing each apartment offers and if you may be eligbile for rental assistance or reduced rents.

Badge Description
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
Low income apartments with no or short waiting lists.
payment Subsidized
Low income housing where the rent is subsidized and the renter pays only a portion of total rent.
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
Apartments that accept Section 8 vouchers near you
elderly Senior
Rental housing for seniors who are 55 (or sometimes 62) and older.
payment Income Based
Affordable apartments where the rent paid is based on renter income.
accessibility Accessible
Meets Accessibilty Requirements of the Fair Housing Act, the ADA, or HUD policy.
accessible_forward Disability
Apartments for individuals or families with disabilities.
The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Atlantic County, New Jersey
$17.90 (+130%) more than New Jersey minimum wage and $24.38 (+336%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve 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.

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) programs for Atlantic County, New Jersey.

Go to the New Jersey Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Atlantic County.

How many renters live in Atlantic County, New Jersey?

The County of Atlantic County has 275,638 people living in 106,972 households.

There are 72,844 renters living in 32,041 renter households in this County. Renters make up 26.43 percent of the population living in Atlantic County.

What is the rental market like in Atlantic County, New Jersey?

There are an estimated 132,154 housing units in the Atlantic County area. Of these, 32,920 units are rental homes, making up 25 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Atlantic County, New Jersey, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Atlantic County?

The rental vacancy rate in Atlantic County is 2 percent. This is a lower than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are low there are fewer available units. Rents tend to be higher as more people compete for scarce housing.

How many rental units are in Atlantic County for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Atlantic County
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
1,285 8,730 15,223 5,097 1,254
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Atlantic County

A large number of apartments in Atlantic County have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How many renter households in Atlantic County are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 52 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 28 percent of households are extremely rent overburdened. When renters pay too much for their housing, it leaves little money for other necessities like food, clothes, or medicine.

The federal government says that renters are cost-burdened if they pay more than a third of their monthly income for rent and utilities.

How Much Is Rent in Atlantic County

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $1,172 to $2,584. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $1,172
One BR $1,340
Two BR $1,670
Three BR $2,353
Four BR $2,584
2024 Fair Market Rents in Atlantic County, New Jersey

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Atlantic County?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 717 56 percent
One BR 6,052 69 percent
Two BR 10,435 69 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Atlantic County, New Jersey

How many affordable rental units are in Atlantic County?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Atlantic County, New Jersey including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 4,622
Public Housing 1,470
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance 2,835
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly 192
Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities 101
USDA Section 515 Rural Rental Housing 314
USDA Section 514 Farm Labor Housing 2
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Atlantic County, New Jersey

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Atlantic County, New Jersey

Atlantic County features 5,015 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 1,911 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 $1,503 and $1,837.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.