Affordable Housing In Mendham
Morris County, New Jersey

Affordable Housing programs support 40 income based apartments in Mendham where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 0 affordable apartments in Mendham that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Mendham, New Jersey

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

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Public Housing Agencies Serving Mendham, 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.

Waiting lists for project-based assistance, like the Public Housing program, are open:

Housing Authority Programs
Morris County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
Housing Authority Town of Dover Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Go to the New Jersey Public Housing and Low-Income Apartments Waiting Lists page for openings near Mendham.

Mendham, New Jersey Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Mendham, New Jersey

Mendham features 40 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 Mendham, New Jersey

There are 0 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Mendham.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Mendham, New Jersey

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

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

2023 Mendham, 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
Mendham, New Jersey Fair Market Rent $1,129 $1,338 $1,606 $2,038 $2,394
Mendham, 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 AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Mendham, NJ Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 1
Total Low Income Apartments 40
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 40
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 12.81%
Average Renter Household Size 2.34
Average Household Size 2.77
Median Household Income $129,853 ±$15,097
Median Rent $1,955 ±$461
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 47.47% ± 23.95pp
Total Population 5,016

Population and Household Demographics

Mendham is a city in Morris County, New Jersey with a population of 5,016. There are 1,694 households in the city with an average household size of 2.77 persons. 12.81% of households in Mendham are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Mendham

The median gross income for households in Mendham is $129,853 a year, or $10,821 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,955 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Mendham, a household making less than $6,517 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 47.47% of households who rent are overburdened in Mendham.

Area Median Income In Mendham

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 Mendham, the AMI is calculated from all households within Morris County.

In Mendham, 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 Mendham

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 Mendham

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Mendham 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 Mendham 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 Mendham 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