Affordable Housing In Irvington
Essex County, New Jersey

17 Low Income Apartment Communities In Irvington

722 Chancellor Apartmennts

722 Chancellor Ave
Irvington, New Jersey
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1-3 BR


557 Chancellor Avenue
Irvington, New Jersey

The HillTop

832 Chancellor Avenue
Irvington, New Jersey

Irvington Gardens

278 Orange Ave
Irvington, New Jersey

Jewish Federation Towers

1 Linden Ave
Irvington, New Jersey
Elderly Supportive Housing

329 17th Ave - Lvj Planning, Llc

329 17th Ave
Irvington, New Jersey

297 Ellis Ave

297 Ellis Ave
Irvington, New Jersey

Plk Realtors - 642 - 18th Avenue

642 18th Ave
Irvington, New Jersey

The Summit

599 20th St
Irvington, New Jersey

Camptown Gardens

141 Union Ave
Irvington, New Jersey

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Irvington, 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.

Households who qualify for these programs may also qualify for Project-Based Section 8, which contributes rental assistance payments directly to private landlords on behalf of low-income tenants. Eligibility for the project-based program is similar to the voucher programs, but waiting list and application policies will vary depending on the landlord.

Public Housing Agencies Serving Irvington, New Jersey

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Irvington, New Jersey

There are 17 low income housing apartment communities offering 1,328 affordable apartments for rent in Irvington, New Jersey.

Income Based Apartments in Irvington, New Jersey

Irvington features 1,061 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 Irvington, New Jersey

There are 267 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Irvington.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Irvington, New Jersey

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Irvington landlords $0 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $0 towards rent in Irvington.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Irvington, New Jersey for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,445 and $1,767.

2023 Irvington, 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
Irvington, New Jersey Fair Market Rent $1,129 $1,338 $1,606 $2,038 $2,394
Irvington, New Jersey Payment Standard Range $1,016 to $1,242 $1,204 to $1,472 $1,445 to $1,767 $1,834 to $2,242 $2,155 to $2,633

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Irvington, NJ Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 17
Total Low Income Apartments 1,328
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 1,061
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters %
Average Renter Household Size 0.00
Average Household Size 0.00
Median Household Income $0 ±$0
Median Rent $0 ±$0
Total Population 0

Population and Household Demographics

Irvington is a city in Essex County, New Jersey with a population of 0. There are 0 households in the city with an average household size of 0.00 persons. % of households in Irvington are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Irvington

The median gross income for households in Irvington is $0 a year, or $0 a month. The median rent for the city is $0 a month.

Area Median Income In Irvington

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.

HUD often uses an area larger than a city to determine the AMI because HUD anticipates those searching for housing will look beyond individual cities during their housing search. For Irvington, the AMI is calculated from all households within Essex County.

In Irvington, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $115,000

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 Irvington

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 Irvington

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Irvington AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$24,150 $27,600 $31,050 $34,500 $37,300 $40,050 $42,800 $46,630
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Irvington AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$40,250 $46,000 $51,750 $57,500 $62,100 $66,700 $71,300 $75,900
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Irvington AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$62,600 $71,550 $80,500 $89,400 $96,600 $103,750 $110,900 $118,050