Affordable Housing In Gloucester County
New Jersey

43 Low Income Apartment Communities In Gloucester County

Colonial Park Apartments

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

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
Subsidized
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

Mullica West Apartments

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

Royal Crescent Apartments

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

Clayton Mews Senior Apartments

865 N Delsea Dr
Clayton, New Jersey
Call For Rent
1 BR

Hollybush Gardens

252 Ruth Ave
Glassboro, New Jersey
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Housing Authorities that serve Gloucester County

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Gloucester County, New Jersey

There are 43 low income housing apartment communities offering 3,171 affordable apartments for rent in Gloucester County, New Jersey.

Income Based Apartments in Gloucester County, New Jersey

Gloucester County features 1,803 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 1,191 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 $1,134 and $1,386.

2021 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 $900 $1,040 $1,260 $1,567 $1,796
Gloucester County, New Jersey Payment Standard Range $810 to $990 $936 to $1,144 $1,134 to $1,386 $1,410 to $1,724 $1,616 to $1,976

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Gloucester County, NJ Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 43
Total Low Income Apartments 3,171
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,803
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 $94,500

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.
$19,850 $22,700 $25,550 $28,350 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
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.
$33,100 $37,800 $42,550 $47,250 $51,050 $54,850 $58,600 $62,400
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.
$52,950 $60,500 $68,050 $75,600 $81,650 $87,700 $93,750 $99,800

Cities In Gloucester County

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City Served By
Beckett The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Beckett is the State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
Clayton The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Clayton are the State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs and Housing Authority of Gloucester County.
Deptford The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Deptford are the State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs and Housing Authority of Gloucester County.
Deptfordship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Deptfordship is the State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
East Greenwich The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve East Greenwich are the Housing Authority of Gloucester County and State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
Elk The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Elk are the Housing Authority of Gloucester County and State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
Franklin The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Franklin are the State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs and Housing Authority of Gloucester County.
Franklinship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Franklinship is the State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
Gibbstown The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Gibbstown is the State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
Glassboro The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Glassboro are the Glassboro Housing Authority, State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs and Housing Authority of Gloucester County.
Greenwich The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Greenwich are the Housing Authority of Gloucester County and State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
Harrison Towship The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Harrison Towship are the Housing Authority of Gloucester County and State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
Logan The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Logan are the Housing Authority of Gloucester County and State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
Mantua The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Mantua are the State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs and Housing Authority of Gloucester County.
Mantuaship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mantuaship is the State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
Monroe The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Monroe are the State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs and Housing Authority of Gloucester County.
Monroeship The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Monroeship is the State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
Mullica Hill The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Mullica Hill is the State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
National Park The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve National Park are the Housing Authority of Gloucester County and State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
Newfield The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Newfield is the State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
Oak Valley The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Oak Valley is the State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
Paulsboro The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Paulsboro are the State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs and Housing Authority of Gloucester County.
Pitman The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Pitman is the State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
Richwood The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Richwood is the State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
Sewell
South Harrison The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves South Harrison is the State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
Swedesboro The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Swedesboro are the State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs and Housing Authority of Gloucester County.
Turnersville The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Turnersville is the State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
Victory Lakes The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Victory Lakes is the State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
Washington The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Washington are the Housing Authority of Gloucester County and State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
Wenonah The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Wenonah is the State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
West Deptford The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve West Deptford are the Housing Authority of Gloucester County and State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
Westville The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Westville are the State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs and Housing Authority of Gloucester County.
Williamstown The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Williamstown is the State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
Woodbury The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Woodbury are the State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs and Housing Authority of Gloucester County.
Woodbury Heights The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Woodbury Heights is the State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
Woolwich The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Woolwich are the Housing Authority of Gloucester County and State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.