Affordable Housing In City of Orange
Essex County, New Jersey

25 Low Income Apartment Communities In City of Orange

Orange Y Housing

132 William St
City of Orange, NJ
Elderly Supportive Housing

Mount Carmel Towers

268 Oakwood Ave
City of Orange, NJ

Orange Senior Citizens

355 Thomas Blvd
City of Orange, NJ

Oakwood Towers

400 Oakwood Ave
City of Orange, NJ

Orange Park Apartments

300 Oakwood Ave
City of Orange, NJ

Salem Towers

98 High St
City of Orange, NJ

Walter G. Alexander Village II

105 Wilson Pl
City of Orange, NJ
HCV Welcome

Valley View Apartments 367

493 Valley St
City of Orange, NJ
HCV Welcome

Lincoln Avenue Apartments 454

651 Lincoln Ave
City of Orange, NJ
HCV Welcome

Central Orange Village II

124 S Essex Ave
City of Orange, NJ
HCV Welcome

Housing Authorities that serve City of Orange

Housing Authority Programs
Orange Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

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. City of Orange features 1,071 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 1,003 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in City of Orange.

Sourced from federal housing data and 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 $100,600

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 City of Orange HUD Rental Assistance in City of Orange

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $21,150 $24,200 $27,200 $30,200 $32,650 $35,050 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $35,250 $40,250 $45,300 $50,300 $54,350 $58,350 $62,400 $66,400
80% of Median $52,850 $60,400 $67,950 $75,500 $81,550 $87,600 $93,650 $99,700
Fair Market Rents in City of Orange

Fair Market Rents, often abbreviated as FMR, can be used to better understand the average housing costs of an area. Notably, Fair Market Rents are used to establish the payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, maximum rents in HOME financed rental projects and initial rents for Section 8 project based assistance.

2020 Fair Market Rents
Studio One BR Two BR Three BR Four BR
$1,034 $1,218 $1,483 $1,891 $2,236