Low Income Apartments and Affordable Housing For Rent in Manahawkin, NJ

Discover affordable housing in Manahawkin where there are 4+ 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.

Cornerstone At Grassy Hollow

200 Back Rd, Manahawkin, New Jersey 08050

Cornerstone at Stafford

120 Campbell Blvd., Manahawkin, New Jersey 08050

Stafford Park

321 Cook Rd, Manahawkin, New Jersey 08050

Stafford by the Bay

312 E Bay Avenue, Manahawkin, New Jersey 8050

The Hourly Wage Needed to Afford A Safe, Modest 2 Bed Apartment In Manahawkin, New Jersey
$22.56 (+164%) more than New Jersey minimum wage and $29.04 (+401%) more than the Federal minimum wage.
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What HUD offices serve 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.

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

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

How many renters live in Manahawkin, New Jersey?

The City of Manahawkin has 2,197 people living in 972 households.

There are 448 renters living in 215 renter households in this City. Renters make up 20.39 percent of the population living in Manahawkin.

What is the rental market like in Manahawkin, New Jersey?

There are an estimated 1,118 housing units in the Manahawkin area. Of these, 215 units are rental homes, making up 19 percent of the housing market. For every renter household in Manahawkin, New Jersey, there are 1 rental units.

What is the vacancy rate for rentals in Manahawkin?

The rental vacancy rate in Manahawkin is 0 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 Manahawkin for each bedroom size?

Occupied Rental Units by Size in Manahawkin
Studio One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four+ Bedrooms
0 64 111 40 0
Occupied Rental Units by Size in Manahawkin

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

How many renter households in Manahawkin are overburdened by housing costs?

Among renter households in this market, 51 percent have housing cost burden. Further, 9 percent of households are extremely rent overburdened. When renters pay too much for their housing, it leaves little money for other necessities like food, clothes, or medicine.

The federal government says that renters are cost-burdened if they pay more than a third of their monthly income for rent and utilities.

How Much Is Rent in Manahawkin

Depending on size, the Fair Market Rent - HUDs measurement of the cost of an average housing unit - ranges from $1,385 to $2,904. FMRs are updated annually by HUD for every city and county nationwide.

Bed Size 2024 Fair Market Rents
Studio $1,385
One BR $1,546
Two BR $1,916
Three BR $2,604
Four BR $2,904
2024 Fair Market Rents in Manahawkin, New Jersey

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

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
One BR 64 100 percent
Two BR 0 100 percent
Rental Units Below FMR in Manahawkin, New Jersey

How many affordable rental units are in Manahawkin?

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

Federal Program Unit Count
Low Income Housing Tax Credit 297
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly 84
Tracked Units by Federal Program in Manahawkin, New Jersey

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

Income Based Apartments in Manahawkin, New Jersey

Manahawkin features 84 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 272 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 $1,724 and $2,108.

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.