Affordable Housing In Barrington
Camden County, New Jersey

1 Low Income Apartment Communities In Barrington

Barrington Mews Senior Housing

2101 Reamer Dr
Barrington, New Jersey
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Housing Authorities that serve Barrington

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Barrington, New Jersey

There are 1 low income housing apartment communities offering 284 affordable apartments for rent in Barrington, New Jersey.

Income Based Apartments in Barrington, New Jersey

Barrington 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 Barrington, New Jersey

There are 284 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Barrington.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Barrington, New Jersey

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Barrington landlords $900 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $300 towards rent in Barrington.

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

2021 Barrington, 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
Barrington, New Jersey Fair Market Rent $900 $1,040 $1,260 $1,567 $1,796
Barrington, 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 research.

Barrington, NJ Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 284
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 37.56%
Average Renter Household Size 1.77
Average Household Size 2.46
Median Household Income $61,711 ±$10,101
Median Rent $873 ±$82
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 59.06% ± 13.92pp
Total Population 6,877

Population and Household Demographics

Barrington is a city in Camden County, New Jersey with a population of 6,877. There are 2,790 households in the city with an average household size of 2.46 persons. 37.56% of households in Barrington are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Barrington

The median gross income for households in Barrington is $61,711 a year, or $5,143 a month. The median rent for the city is $873 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Barrington, a household making less than $2,910 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 59.06% of households who rent are overburdened in Barrington.

Area Median Income In Barrington

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 Barrington, the AMI is calculated from all households within Camden County.

In Barrington, 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 Barrington

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 Barrington

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Barrington 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 Barrington 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 Barrington 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