Affordable Housing In City of Orange
Essex County, New Jersey

25 Low Income Apartment Communities In City of Orange

Walter G. Alexander Village II

97 Wilson Pl
City of Orange, New Jersey
Call For Rent
1 BR

Salem Towers

98 High St
City of Orange, New Jersey
Call For Rent
Studio-1 BR
Subsidized

Washington Dodd Apartments

587 Carroll St
City of Orange, New Jersey
$1,304-1,850
1-3 BR

Orange Y Housing

132 William St
City of Orange, New Jersey
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Mount Carmel Towers

268 Oakwood Ave
City of Orange, New Jersey
Subsidized

Orange Senior Citizens

355 Thomas Blvd
City of Orange, New Jersey
Subsidized

Oakwood Towers

400 Oakwood Ave
City of Orange, New Jersey
Subsidized

Orange Park Apartments

300 Oakwood Ave
City of Orange, New Jersey
Subsidized

Valley View Apartments 367

493 Valley St
City of Orange, New Jersey

Lincoln Avenue Apartments 454

651 Lincoln Ave
City of Orange, New Jersey

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in City of Orange, 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 City of Orange, New Jersey

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in City of Orange, New Jersey

There are 25 low income housing apartment communities offering 2,074 affordable apartments for rent in City of Orange, New Jersey.

Income Based Apartments in City of Orange, New Jersey

City of Orange features 1,071 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 City of Orange, New Jersey

There are 1,003 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in City of Orange.

Housing Choice Vouchers in City of Orange, New Jersey

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay City of Orange landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in City of Orange.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in City of Orange, New Jersey for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,331 and $1,627.

2022 City of Orange, 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
City of Orange, New Jersey Fair Market Rent $1,017 $1,223 $1,479 $1,887 $2,249
City of Orange, New Jersey Payment Standard Range $915 to $1,119 $1,101 to $1,345 $1,331 to $1,627 $1,698 to $2,076 $2,024 to $2,474

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

City of Orange, NJ Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 25
Total Low Income Apartments 2,074
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,071
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters %
Average Renter Household Size 0.00
Average Household Size 0.00
Median Household Income $0 ±$0
Median Rent $0 ±$0
Total Population 0

Population and Household Demographics

City of Orange is a city in Essex County, New Jersey with a population of 0. There are 0 households in the city with an average household size of 0.00 persons. % of households in City of Orange are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in City of Orange

The median gross income for households in City of Orange is $0 a year, or $0 a month. The median rent for the city is $0 a month.

Area Median Income In City of Orange

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 City of Orange, the AMI is calculated from all households within Essex County.

In City of Orange, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $115,000

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 City of Orange

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 City of Orange

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the City of Orange AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$24,150 $27,600 $31,050 $34,500 $37,300 $40,050 $42,800 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the City of Orange AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$40,250 $46,000 $51,750 $57,500 $62,100 $66,700 $71,300 $75,900
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the City of Orange AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$62,600 $71,550 $80,500 $89,400 $96,600 $103,750 $110,900 $118,050