Heritage Village at Lambertville

258 Brunswick Avenue
Lambertville, New Jersey
Assisted
LIHTC
$1,057-1,535
1-2 BR

The Willows at Flemington Junction North

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

Rhaf Company, LLC C/O Cervelli Mngmt

44 Mckenzie Rd
Hampton, New Jersey
Subsidized
Assisted
Senior
Supportive
S. 515 Rural
RDRA
Call For Rent
1-2 BR

The Willows at Annandale Village

100 Lechner Circ.
Annandale, New Jersey
Assisted
LIHTC
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Willows at Whitehouse Station

100 Nelson Street
Readington, New Jersey
Assisted
LIHTC
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
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There are 525 low-income apartments in Hunterdon County that offer reduced rents to eligible households. Low-income rents in Hunterdon County, New Jersey can range from $1,057 to $1,535 depending on the number of bedrooms.

Rental assistance programs support 193 low-income homes in Hunterdon County where households pay rent based on how much they earn. For 2023, elgible households participating in federally assisted housing pay an average of $424 towards rent each month.

Affordable rent data for some communities last confirmed on February 23rd, 2023. Subdsidized rents typically change once a year based on federal guidance.

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

Hunterdon County, New Jersey Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Hunterdon County, New Jersey

Hunterdon County features 193 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 Hunterdon County, New Jersey

There are 525 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Hunterdon County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Hunterdon County, New Jersey

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Hunterdon County landlords $1,100 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Hunterdon County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Hunterdon County, New Jersey for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,725 and $2,109.

2023 Hunterdon 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
Hunterdon County, New Jersey Fair Market Rent $1,336 $1,515 $1,917 $2,333 $2,575
Hunterdon County, New Jersey Payment Standard Range $1,202 to $1,470 $1,364 to $1,667 $1,725 to $2,109 $2,100 to $2,566 $2,318 to $2,833

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Hunterdon County, NJ Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 16
Total Low Income Apartments 718
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 193
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 16.54%
Average Renter Household Size 2.12
Average Household Size 2.60
Median Household Income $105,444 ±$2,651
Median Rent $1,328 ±$36
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 46.78% ± 3.93pp
Total Population 126,250

Population and Household Demographics

Hunterdon County is a county in New Jersey with a population of 126,250. There are 46,899 households in the county with an average household size of 2.60 persons. 16.54% of households in Hunterdon County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Hunterdon County

The median gross income for households in Hunterdon County is $105,444 a year, or $8,787 a month. The median rent for the county is $1,328 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Hunterdon County, a household making less than $4,427 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 46.78% of households who rent are overburdened in Hunterdon County.

Area Median Income In Hunterdon 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 Hunterdon County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $142,900

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 Hunterdon 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 Hunterdon County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Hunterdon County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$30,000 $34,300 $38,600 $42,850 $46,300 $49,750 $53,150 $56,600
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Hunterdon County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$50,050 $57,200 $64,350 $71,450 $77,200 $82,900 $88,600 $94,350
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Hunterdon County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$66,750 $76,250 $85,800 $95,300 $102,950 $110,550 $118,200 $125,800