Affordable Housing In Hudson County
New Jersey

165 Low Income Apartment Communities In Hudson County

Project Home

657 Bergen Ave
Jersey City, NJ
$850-1,050
1-3 BR
HCV Welcome

Pacific Court

226 Pacific Ave
Jersey City, NJ
Call For Rent
2-3 BR

Berry Gardens

199 Ocean Ave
Jersey City, NJ
Income Based
Studio-2 BR
62+

Woodward Terrace

148 Bramhall Ave.
Jersey City, NJ
Call For Rent
2-3 BR
HCV Welcome

Lawler Towers

6131 Grand Ave
North Bergen, NJ
Call For Rent
Studio-1 BR
55+
62+
Accessible

Terrace Apartments

6800 Columbia Ave
North Bergen, NJ
Call For Rent
Studio-1 BR
55+
62+
Accessible

Cullum Tower

6299 Grand Ave
North Bergen, NJ
Call For Rent
Studio-2 BR
55+
62+
Accessible

Senior Living Center at Lafayette 654

463 Pacific Ave
Jersey City, NJ
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
HCV Welcome

Meadow View

5828 Meadowview Ave
North Bergen, NJ
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Dr Lena Francis Edwards Apartments

455 Ocean Avenue
Jersey City, NJ
$958-1,326
1-3 BR
HCV Welcome

Housing Authorities that serve Hudson County

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

Other Housing Authorities located in Hudson County

Housing Authority Programs
North Bergen Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Jersey City Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Public Housing Homeownership; Family Self-Sufficiency
Bayonne Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Hoboken Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Harrison Housing Authority Public Housing
Union City Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
West New York Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Guttenberg Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Weehawken Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Secaucus Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Union Township Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Jersey City Episcopal Cdc Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Hudson County, New Jersey

There are 165 low income housing apartment communities offering 19,931 affordable apartments for rent in Hudson County, New Jersey. Hudson County features 16,017 low income apartments with rental assistance where households typically pay no more than 30% of their income towards rent. Additionally, there are 3,914 other low income apartments that don't provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Hudson County.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Hudson County, NJ Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 165
Total Low Income Apartments 19,931
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 16,017
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 68.71%
Average Renter Household Size 2.57
Average Household Size 2.63
Median Household Income $59,741 ±$1,178
Median Rent $1,214 ±$10
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 45.92% ± 1.03pp
Total Population 662,619

Population and Household Demographics

Hudson County is a County in New Jersey with a population of 662,619. There are 249,584 households in the county with an average household size of 2.63 persons. 68.71% of households in Hudson County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Hudson County

The median gross income for households in Hudson County is $59,741 a year, or $4,978 a month. The median rent for the county is $1,214 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Hudson County, a household making less than $4,047 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 45.92% of households who rent are overburdened in Hudson County.1

Area Median Income In Hudson 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 Hudson County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $70,600

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 Hudson 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 Hudson County HUD Rental Assistance in Hudson County

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $19,250 $22,000 $24,750 $27,500 $30,170 $34,590 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $32,100 $36,700 $41,300 $45,850 $49,550 $53,200 $56,900 $60,550
80% of Median $51,350 $58,700 $66,050 $73,350 $79,250 $85,100 $91,000 $96,850
Fair Market Rents in Hudson County

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
$1,292 $1,439 $1,691 $2,107 $2,291

Cities In Hudson County

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City Listings Served By
Jersey City 90 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Jersey City are the Jersey City Housing Authority, Jersey City Episcopal Cdc and State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
Hoboken 18 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Hoboken are the Hoboken Housing Authority and State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
West New York 11 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve West New York are the West New York Housing Authority and State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
Union City 12 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Union City are the Union City Housing Authority and State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
Kearny 2 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Kearny is the State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
Bayonne 9 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Bayonne are the Bayonne Housing Authority and State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
North Bergen 12 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve North Bergen are the North Bergen Housing Authority and State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
Weehawken 5 The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Weehawken are the Hoboken Housing Authority, Weehawken Housing Authority and State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
Guttenberg 4 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Guttenberg is the State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
Secaucus 1 The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Secaucus is the State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
East Newark 0
Harrison 1
North Bergenship 0
Weehawkenship 0