Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Hudson County, NJ

Discover affordable housing in Hudson County where there are 175+ housing opportunities based on income and household needs like accessible units for seniors or persons with disabilities. Find and apply to these low income apartments now.

Dr Lena Francis Edwards Apartments

455 Ocean Avenue, Jersey City, New Jersey 07305

bed 1-3

Project Home

657 Bergen Ave, Jersey City, New Jersey 07304

bed 1-3
payment $850-1050/mo.

Birchwood at Fairmount Hotel

2595 Kennedy Blvd, Jersey City, New Jersey 07306

bed Studio

Pacific Court

148 Bramhall Avenue , Jersey City, New Jersey 07304

bed 1-4
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
payment Subsidized
accessibility Accessible

Woodward Terrace

148 Bramhall Ave., Jersey City, New Jersey 7304

bed 1-4
accessibility Accessible

Parkeast Gardens

5806 Park Ave, West New York, New Jersey 07093

bed 1-3

OVM Affordable

683-689 Ocean Ave., Jersey City, New Jersey 07305

bed 2-3

Gloria Robinson Court Homes

322 Duncan Avenue, Jersey City, New Jersey 07306

Marian Towers

400 1st St, Hoboken, New Jersey 07030

Salem Lafayette Apartments

94 Union St, Jersey City, New Jersey 07304

Sunset Gardens

590 62nd St, West New York, New Jersey 07093

bed 1-3

Weehawken Senior Housing

4800 Park Ave, Weehawken, New Jersey 07086

Ocean JC Realty

716 Ocean Ave, Jersey City, New Jersey 7305

The Willows at Salem Lafayette

4 Madison Ave, Jersey City, New Jersey 07304

The Willows at Park Pointe

6601 Park Ave, West New York, New Jersey 07093

Summit Plaza Apartments I

730 Newark Ave, Jersey City, New Jersey 07306

New Floral Gardens I - A

2502 Cottage Ave, North Bergen, New Jersey 07047

New Hope Baptist I

445 Bergen Ave, Jersey City, New Jersey 07304

New Floral Gardens 1 - B

2601 Newkirk Ave, North Bergen, New Jersey 07047

New Floral Gardens II

2615 Kennedy Blvd, North Bergen, New Jersey 07047

How To Identify Affordable Housing in Hudson County, New Jersey

Look for program and preference badges on affordable apartment listings. These badges can help you identify the types of low income housing each apartment offers and if you may be eligbile for rental assistance or reduced rents.

Badge Description
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
Low income apartments with no or short waiting lists.
payment Subsidized
Low income housing where the rent is subsidized and the renter pays only a portion of total rent.
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
Apartments that accept Section 8 vouchers near you
elderly Senior
Rental housing for seniors who are 55 (or sometimes 62) and older.
payment Income Based
Affordable apartments where the rent paid is based on renter income.
accessibility Accessible
Meets Accessibilty Requirements of the Fair Housing Act, the ADA, or HUD policy.
accessible_forward Disability
Apartments for individuals or families with disabilities.
The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Hudson County, New Jersey
$43.54/hour
$29.81 (+217%) more than New Jersey minimum wage and $36.29 (+501%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
Learn More About Hudson County, New Jersey Affordable Housing ↓

What HUD offices serve Hudson 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.

Operates the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) programs for Hudson County, New Jersey.

Go to the New Jersey Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Hudson County.

How many renters live in Hudson County, New Jersey?

The County of Hudson County has people living in households.

There are renters living in renter households in this County. Renters make up 64.67 percent of the population living in Hudson County.

What is the rental market like in Hudson County, New Jersey?

There are an estimated housing units in the Hudson County area. Of these, units are rental homes, making up percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Hudson County, New Jersey, there are 1.03 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Hudson County?

The rental vacancy rate in Hudson County is 3 percent. This is a lower than average vacancy rate. When rental vacancy rates are low there are fewer available units. Rents tend to be higher as more people compete for scarce housing.

How many rental units are in Hudson County for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Hudson County
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
18,480 76,298 78,011 29,579 1,963
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Hudson County

A large number of apartments in Hudson County have two or fewer bedrooms. Seniors and young professionals especially may have more success finding an apartment that meets their needs.

How Much Is Rent in Hudson County

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $1,993 to $3,183. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $1,993
One BR $2,025
Two BR $2,299
Three BR $2,855
Four BR $3,183
2024 Fair Market Rents in Hudson County, New Jersey

How many units are rented at Fair Market Rent (FMR) in Hudson County?

Renters with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher must select a home that is at or below the area’s Fair Market Rent. Markets with a large share of units above FMR tend to have longer search times to find a qualified unit, while those with a large share of units below FMR tend to have more choices and shorter search times. The share below FMR can vary by size of unit, as shown in the table below.

These are the approximate number of units renting below the FMR in this market:

Unit Size Count of Units Below FMR Percentage of Total Units Below FMR
Studio 9,563 52 percent
One BR 35,223 46 percent
Two BR 25,610 33 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Hudson County, New Jersey

How many affordable rental units are in Hudson County?

There are a variety of federal affordable housing programs serving households in Hudson County, New Jersey including the following:

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit
Public Housing
Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance
Mod Rehab Project-Based Rental Assistance
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Hudson County, New Jersey

Rental units may be funded in part by multiple federal programs.

Income Based Apartments in Hudson County, New Jersey

Hudson County features 16,478 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 Hudson County, New Jersey

There are 3,937 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Hudson County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Hudson County, New Jersey

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Hudson County, New Jersey for a two-bedroom apartment is between $2,069 and $2,529.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.