Affordable Housing In Flemington
Hunterdon County, New Jersey

Waiting List Openings In Flemington

NJ State Rental Assistance Program Waiting List

The State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (DCA) State Rental Assistance Program waiting list applications will be accepted from July 11, 2022 at 9:00 am, until July 22, 2022 at 5:00 pm ET.

How to Apply for the NJ State Rental Assistance Program Waiting List.

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Flemington

The Willows at Flemington Junction North

200 Justin Court
Flemington, New Jersey
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Litc 719 Church Street Senior Residences

62 Church St
Flemington, New Jersey
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Flemington, 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 Flemington, New Jersey

Housing Authority Programs
Hunterdon County Division of Housing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Flemington, New Jersey

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 144 affordable apartments for rent in Flemington, New Jersey.

Income Based Apartments in Flemington, New Jersey

Flemington features 0 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 Flemington, New Jersey

There are 144 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Flemington.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Flemington, New Jersey

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Flemington landlords $900 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Flemington.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Flemington, New Jersey for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,666 and $2,036.

2022 Flemington, 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
Flemington, New Jersey Fair Market Rent $1,275 $1,455 $1,851 $2,288 $2,547
Flemington, New Jersey Payment Standard Range $1,148 to $1,403 $1,310 to $1,601 $1,666 to $2,036 $2,059 to $2,517 $2,292 to $2,802

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Flemington, NJ Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 144
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 65.25%
Average Renter Household Size 2.20
Average Household Size 2.34
Median Household Income $50,333 ±$7,088
Median Rent $1,256 ±$100
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 56.36% ± 12pp
Total Population 4,676

Population and Household Demographics

Flemington is a city in Hunterdon County, New Jersey with a population of 4,676. There are 1,928 households in the city with an average household size of 2.34 persons. 65.25% of households in Flemington are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Flemington

The median gross income for households in Flemington is $50,333 a year, or $4,194 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,256 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Flemington, a household making less than $4,187 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 56.36% of households who rent are overburdened in Flemington.

Area Median Income In Flemington

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 Flemington, the AMI is calculated from all households within Hunterdon County.

In Flemington, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $135,600

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 Flemington

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 Flemington

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Flemington AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$28,500 $32,600 $36,650 $40,700 $44,000 $47,250 $50,500 $53,750
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Flemington AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$47,500 $54,250 $61,050 $67,800 $73,250 $78,650 $84,100 $89,500
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Flemington 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