Affordable Housing In Monroe
Middlesex County, New Jersey

Affordable Housing programs support 0 income based apartments in Monroe where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

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

Waiting Lists in Monroe, New Jersey

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

Affordable Housing Near Monroe

View affordable apartments and waiting lists in cities near Monroe

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Public Housing Agencies Serving Monroe, 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
Middlesex County Division of Housing and Social Services 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 Monroe.

Monroe, New Jersey Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Monroe, New Jersey

Monroe features 0 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 Monroe, New Jersey

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Monroe, New Jersey

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

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

2023 Monroe, 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
Monroe, New Jersey Fair Market Rent $1,336 $1,515 $1,917 $2,333 $2,575
Monroe, 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.

Monroe, NJ Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 0
Total Low Income Apartments 0
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 0
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

Monroe is a city in Middlesex 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 Monroe are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Monroe

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

Area Median Income In Monroe

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 Monroe, the AMI is calculated from all households within Middlesex County.

In Monroe, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $135,600

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 Monroe

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 Monroe

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Monroe AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$28,500 $32,600 $36,650 $40,700 $44,000 $47,250 $50,500 $53,750
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Monroe AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$47,500 $54,250 $61,050 $67,800 $73,250 $78,650 $84,100 $89,500
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Monroe AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$63,000 $72,000 $81,000 $90,000 $97,200 $104,400 $111,600 $118,800