Affordable Housing In Manahawkin
Ocean County, New Jersey

Affordable Housing programs support 85 income based apartments in Manahawkin where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 171 affordable apartments in Manahawkin that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Manahawkin, New Jersey

There are no open Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting lists in Manahawkin. Go to the New Jersey Section 8 Waiting Lists page for openings near Manahawkin.

Cornerstone At Grassy Hollow

200 Back Rd
Manahawkin, New Jersey
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Affordable

Stafford by the Bay

312 E Bay Avenue
Manahawkin, New Jersey
Call For Rent
1 BR
Rent Assisted
62+
Elderly Supportive Housing

Stafford Park

321 Cook Rd
Manahawkin, New Jersey
Affordable
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Public Housing Agencies Serving Manahawkin, 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
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 Manahawkin.

Manahawkin, New Jersey Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Manahawkin, New Jersey

Manahawkin features 85 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 Manahawkin, New Jersey

There are 171 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Manahawkin.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Manahawkin, New Jersey

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Manahawkin, New Jersey for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,442 and $1,762.

2023 Manahawkin, 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
Manahawkin, New Jersey Fair Market Rent $1,146 $1,279 $1,602 $2,193 $2,441
Manahawkin, New Jersey Payment Standard Range $1,031 to $1,261 $1,151 to $1,407 $1,442 to $1,762 $1,974 to $2,412 $2,197 to $2,685

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Manahawkin, NJ Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 3
Total Low Income Apartments 256
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 85
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 48.91%
Average Renter Household Size 2.48
Average Household Size 2.56
Median Household Income $67,518 ±$13,914
Median Rent $1,434 ±$199
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 55.39% ± 23.95pp
Total Population 2,474

Population and Household Demographics

Manahawkin is a city in Ocean County, New Jersey with a population of 2,474. There are 967 households in the city with an average household size of 2.56 persons. 48.91% of households in Manahawkin are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Manahawkin

The median gross income for households in Manahawkin is $67,518 a year, or $5,627 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,434 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Manahawkin, a household making less than $4,780 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 55.39% of households who rent are overburdened in Manahawkin.

Area Median Income In Manahawkin

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 Manahawkin, the AMI is calculated from all households within Ocean County.

In Manahawkin, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $123,600

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 Manahawkin

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 Manahawkin

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Manahawkin AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$25,600 $29,250 $32,900 $36,550 $39,500 $42,400 $45,350 $48,250
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Manahawkin AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$42,650 $48,750 $54,850 $60,900 $65,800 $70,650 $75,550 $80,400
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Manahawkin 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