Affordable Housing In Englewood
Bergen County, New Jersey

5 Low Income Apartment Communities In Englewood

Westmoor Gardens

4 Slocum Ave
Englewood, New Jersey
Income Based
1-4 BR
Subsidized

Englewood II

68 William St
Englewood, New Jersey
Subsidized

Up With Housing

70 Jay St
Englewood, New Jersey
Subsidized

Vincent K Tibbs Sc

111 West St
Englewood, New Jersey

King Gardens

Humphrey and Williams Sts
Englewood, New Jersey
Subsidized
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Englewood, 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 Englewood, New Jersey

Housing Authority Programs
Englewood 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 Englewood, New Jersey

There are 5 low income housing apartment communities offering 356 affordable apartments for rent in Englewood, New Jersey.

Income Based Apartments in Englewood, New Jersey

Englewood features 356 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 Englewood, New Jersey

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Englewood.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Englewood, New Jersey

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Englewood landlords $800 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $500 towards rent in Englewood.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Englewood, New Jersey for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,562 and $1,910.

2022 Englewood, 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
Englewood, New Jersey Fair Market Rent $1,237 $1,481 $1,736 $2,159 $2,691
Englewood, New Jersey Payment Standard Range $1,113 to $1,361 $1,333 to $1,629 $1,562 to $1,910 $1,943 to $2,375 $2,422 to $2,960

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Englewood, NJ Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 356
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 356
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 46.98%
Average Renter Household Size 2.41
Average Household Size 2.60
Median Household Income $75,074 ±$2,931
Median Rent $1,415 ±$81
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 45.17% ± 7.13pp
Total Population 27,992

Population and Household Demographics

Englewood is a city in Bergen County, New Jersey with a population of 27,992. There are 10,707 households in the city with an average household size of 2.60 persons. 46.98% of households in Englewood are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Englewood

The median gross income for households in Englewood is $75,074 a year, or $6,256 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,415 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Englewood, a household making less than $4,717 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 45.17% of households who rent are overburdened in Englewood.

Area Median Income In Englewood

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 Englewood, the AMI is calculated from all households within Bergen County.

In Englewood, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $127,700

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 Englewood

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 Englewood

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Englewood AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$25,700 $29,400 $33,050 $36,700 $39,650 $42,600 $45,550 $48,450
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Englewood AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$42,850 $49,000 $55,100 $61,200 $66,100 $71,000 $75,900 $80,800
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Englewood AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$63,000 $72,000 $81,000 $90,000 $97,200 $104,400 $111,600 $118,800