Affordable Housing In Gloucester County
New Jersey

Affordable Housing programs support 1,971 income based apartments in Gloucester County where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 1,255 affordable apartments in Gloucester County that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Gloucester County, New Jersey

There is one Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list open in Gloucester County.

  • is currently open for new Section 8 applications.

Go to the New Jersey Section 8 Waiting Lists page for more openings near Gloucester County.

Colonial Park Apartments

401 S Evergreen Ave
Woodbury, New Jersey
Income Based
1 BR
Rent Assisted

Mullica West Apartments

5 Woodstown Road
Mullica Hill, New Jersey
$615-935
1-2 BR

Carino Park

100 Chestnut St
Williamstown, New Jersey
Income Based
1 BR

Deptford Park Apartments

120 Pop Moylan Blvd
Woodbury, New Jersey
Income Based
1 BR

MSAA Manor

20 S Main St
Glassboro, New Jersey
Call For Rent
1 BR
Rent Assisted
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Hampton Crescent

Highbridge Lane
West Deptford, New Jersey
$868-1,198
1-3 BR

Hampton Crescent

25 Highbridge Ln
West Deptford, New Jersey
$775-1,059
1-3 BR
Affordable

Royal Crescent Apartments

1100 Royal Crescent Court
East Greenwich, New Jersey
$856-1,193
1-3 BR

Westville Commons

1000 Broadway Ave
Westville, New Jersey
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
55+
Affordable

Clayton Mews Senior Apartments

865 N Delsea Dr
Clayton, New Jersey
Call For Rent
1 BR
Affordable
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Affordable Housing In Gloucester County

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Affordable Housing In Clayton, NJ Affordable Housing programs support 3 apartment communities in Clayton.
Affordable Housing In East Greenwich, NJ Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in East Greenwich.
Affordable Housing In Gibbstown, NJ Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Gibbstown.
Affordable Housing In Glassboro, NJ Affordable Housing programs support 6 apartment communities in Glassboro.
Affordable Housing In Mantua, NJ Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Mantua.
Affordable Housing In Monroe, NJ Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Monroe.
Affordable Housing In Mullica Hill, NJ Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Mullica Hill.
Affordable Housing In Paulsboro, NJ Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Paulsboro.
Affordable Housing In Pitman, NJ Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Pitman.
Affordable Housing In Sewell, NJ Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Sewell.
Affordable Housing In Swedesboro, NJ Affordable Housing programs support 3 apartment communities in Swedesboro.
Affordable Housing In Turnersville, NJ Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Turnersville.
Affordable Housing In Washington, NJ Affordable Housing programs support 1 apartment communities in Washington.
Affordable Housing In West Deptford, NJ Affordable Housing programs support 3 apartment communities in West Deptford.
Affordable Housing In Westville, NJ Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Westville.
Affordable Housing In Williamstown, NJ Affordable Housing programs support 7 apartment communities in Williamstown.
Affordable Housing In Woodbury, NJ Affordable Housing programs support 7 apartment communities in Woodbury.
Affordable Housing In Woolwich, NJ Affordable Housing programs support 2 apartment communities in Woolwich.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Gloucester County, 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
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 Gloucester County.

Gloucester County, New Jersey Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Gloucester County, New Jersey

Gloucester County features 1,971 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 Gloucester County, New Jersey

There are 1,255 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Gloucester County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Gloucester County, New Jersey

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

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

2023 Gloucester County, 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
Gloucester County, New Jersey Fair Market Rent $1,081 $1,218 $1,470 $1,789 $2,079
Gloucester County, 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.

Gloucester County, NJ Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 44
Total Low Income Apartments 3,403
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,971
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 20.43%
Average Renter Household Size 2.29
Average Household Size 2.74
Median Household Income $76,727 ±$1,478
Median Rent $1,072 ±$25
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 53.62% ± 3.13pp
Total Population 290,298

Population and Household Demographics

Gloucester County is a county in New Jersey with a population of 290,298. There are 104,268 households in the county with an average household size of 2.74 persons. 20.43% of households in Gloucester County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Gloucester County

The median gross income for households in Gloucester County is $76,727 a year, or $6,394 a month. The median rent for the county is $1,072 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Gloucester County, a household making less than $3,573 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 53.62% of households who rent are overburdened in Gloucester County.

Area Median Income In Gloucester County

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.

In Gloucester County, 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 Gloucester County

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 Gloucester County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Gloucester County 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 Gloucester County 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 Gloucester County 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