Camden County, New Jersey Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing programs support 6,805 income based apartments in Camden County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 5,225 affordable apartments in Camden County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Camden County, New Jersey

There is one Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list open in Camden County.

Go to the New Jersey Section 8 Waiting Lists page for more openings near Camden County.

Benedict's Place

206 St. Mary's Drive
Cherry Hill, New Jersey
Income Based
1 BR
62+
Elderly Supportive Housing

Village of Cherry Hill Apartments

350 Mount Carmel Court
Cherry Hill, New Jersey
Income Based
Studio-1 BR
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing
Disabled Supportive Housing

Village Apartments of Cherry Hill

212 Lourdes Ct
Cherry Hill, New Jersey
Call For Rent
Studio-1 BR
Accessible
62+
Elderly Supportive Housing

Broadway Townhouses

Broadway
Camden, New Jersey
Call For Rent
2-3 BR
Rent Assisted

Chestnut Station Apartments

20 W Chestnut Ave
Merchantville, New Jersey
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Affordable

Branch Village Townhomes

119 Branch Village Drive
Camden, New Jersey
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Mcguire Gardens

114 Boyd Street
Camden, New Jersey
Call For Rent
1-4 BR

Freedom Village by the Lake at Gibbsboro

500 Independence Way
Gibbsboro, New Jersey
1 BR
Affordable

The Branches at Centerville

1700 South 9th Street
Camden, New Jersey
1 BR

The Willows at Chelton Terrace

699 Ferry Ave
Camden, New Jersey
Call For Rent
1-4 BR
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Affordable Housing In Camden County

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near Camden County

City Apartments
Camden, NJ Affordable Housing programs support 75 apartment communities in Camden.
Cherry Hill, NJ Affordable Housing programs support 9 apartment communities in Cherry Hill.
Pennsauken Township, NJ Affordable Housing programs support 5 apartment communities in Pennsauken Township.
Voorhees, NJ Affordable Housing programs support 4 apartment communities in Voorhees.
Blackwood, NJ Affordable Housing programs support 3 apartment communities in Blackwood.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Camden 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.

Housing Authority Programs
State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Go to the New Jersey Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Camden County.

Camden County, New Jersey Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Camden County, New Jersey

Camden County features 6,805 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 Camden County, New Jersey

There are 5,225 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Camden County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Camden County, New Jersey

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Camden County, New Jersey for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,323 and $1,617.

2023 Camden 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
Camden County, New Jersey Fair Market Rent $1,081 $1,218 $1,470 $1,789 $2,079
Camden County, New Jersey Payment Standard Range $973 to $1,189 $1,096 to $1,340 $1,323 to $1,617 $1,610 to $1,968 $1,871 to $2,287

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Camden County, NJ Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 126
Total Low Income Apartments 12,713
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 6,805
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 32.45%
Average Renter Household Size 2.40
Average Household Size 2.71
Median Household Income $62,185 ±$1,097
Median Rent $978 ±$10
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 53.38% ± 1.77pp
Total Population 511,998

Population and Household Demographics

Camden County is a county in New Jersey with a population of 511,998. There are 186,101 households in the county with an average household size of 2.71 persons. 32.45% of households in Camden County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Camden County

The median gross income for households in Camden County is $62,185 a year, or $5,182 a month. The median rent for the county is $978 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Camden County, a household making less than $3,260 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 53.38% of households who rent are overburdened in Camden County.

Area Median Income In Camden 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 Camden County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $105,400

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 Camden 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 Camden County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Camden County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$22,150 $25,300 $28,450 $31,600 $34,150 $37,190 $41,910 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Camden County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$36,900 $42,200 $47,450 $52,700 $56,950 $61,150 $65,350 $69,600
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Camden County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$59,050 $67,450 $75,900 $84,300 $91,050 $97,800 $104,550 $111,300