Affordable Housing In Camden
Camden County, New Jersey

Affordable Housing programs support 3,908 income based apartments in Camden where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 2,705 affordable apartments in Camden that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Camden, New Jersey

There are no open Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists in Camden. Go to the New Jersey Section 8 Waiting Lists page for openings near Camden.

Broadway Townhouse

125 N 3rd St
Camden, New Jersey
Affordable

Evesham Gardens

502 Nelson Ter
Camden, New Jersey
Rent Assisted

Harmony House

714 Sycamore St
Camden, New Jersey
Rent Assisted

Antioch Manor - Phase I

700 Ferry Ave
Camden, New Jersey
Affordable

Cooper Riverview Homes 655

SW Erie And 9th Sts
Camden, New Jersey
Affordable

Baldwins Run II

647 N 31st St
Camden, New Jersey

Litc 07901 North Camden Land Trust

539 State St
Camden, New Jersey
Affordable

Broadway Townhouses 92

707 S Broadway
Camden, New Jersey
Affordable

John Wesley Village Apartments

74 York St
Camden, New Jersey
Rent Assisted

North 32nd Street 588

32nd ST
Camden, New Jersey
Affordable
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Affordable Housing Near Camden

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Public Housing Agencies Serving Camden, 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
Housing Authority of the City of Camden Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Family Self-Sufficiency; Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV)
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.

Camden, New Jersey Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Camden, New Jersey

Camden features 3,908 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, New Jersey

There are 2,705 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Camden.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Camden, New Jersey

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

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

2023 Camden, 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, New Jersey Fair Market Rent $1,081 $1,218 $1,470 $1,789 $2,079
Camden, 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, NJ Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 75
Total Low Income Apartments 6,662
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 3,908
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 61.07%
Average Renter Household Size 3.03
Average Household Size 2.97
Median Household Income $25,042 ±$1,710
Median Rent $874 ±$31
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 60.49% ± 3.61pp
Total Population 76,904

Population and Household Demographics

Camden is a city in Camden County, New Jersey with a population of 76,904. There are 24,981 households in the city with an average household size of 2.97 persons. 61.07% of households in Camden are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Camden

The median gross income for households in Camden is $25,042 a year, or $2,087 a month. The median rent for the city is $874 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Camden, a household making less than $2,913 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 60.49% of households who rent are overburdened in Camden.

Area Median Income In Camden

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

In Camden, 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

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

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