Affordable Housing In Passaic County
New Jersey

75 Low Income Apartment Communities In Passaic County

Incca - Carroll

40 Albert M Tyler Pl
Paterson, New Jersey
Subsidized

Harborside Apartments

24 Levine St
Paterson, New Jersey
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Jackson - Slater Apartments

1 Green St
Paterson, New Jersey
Subsidized

Congdon Mill 0902

13 Van Houten St
Paterson, New Jersey

Njcdc Supportive Housing 2002

38 N 10th St
Bloomingdale, New Jersey
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

39 - 41 North 3rd Street

39 N 3rd St
Paterson, New Jersey

Home - Housing Production Investment

360 Straight St
Paterson, New Jersey

Colt Arms

52 Godwin St
Paterson, New Jersey
Subsidized

Garden Street Senior Citizens

29 Howe Ave
Passaic, New Jersey

Evas Village

133 Prince St
Paterson, New Jersey

Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Passaic County, 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 Passaic County, New Jersey

Housing Authority Programs
Passaic County Public Housing Agency Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)
State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Passaic County, New Jersey

There are 75 low income housing apartment communities offering 7,200 affordable apartments for rent in Passaic County, New Jersey.

Income Based Apartments in Passaic County, New Jersey

Passaic County features 5,018 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 Passaic County, New Jersey

There are 2,174 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Passaic County.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Passaic County, New Jersey

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Passaic County landlords $1,000 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $400 towards rent in Passaic County.

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Passaic County, New Jersey for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,562 and $1,910.

2022 Passaic County, 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
Passaic County, New Jersey Fair Market Rent $1,237 $1,481 $1,736 $2,159 $2,691
Passaic County, New Jersey Payment Standard Range $1,113 to $1,361 $1,333 to $1,629 $1,562 to $1,910 $1,943 to $2,375 $2,422 to $2,960

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Passaic County, NJ Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 75
Total Low Income Apartments 7,200
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 5,018
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 46.26%
Average Renter Household Size 3.03
Average Household Size 3.09
Median Household Income $59,739 ±$1,370
Median Rent $1,184 ±$12
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 57.67% ± 1.39pp
Total Population 507,574

Population and Household Demographics

Passaic County is a county in New Jersey with a population of 507,574. There are 161,318 households in the county with an average household size of 3.09 persons. 46.26% of households in Passaic County are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Passaic County

The median gross income for households in Passaic County is $59,739 a year, or $4,978 a month. The median rent for the county is $1,184 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Passaic County, a household making less than $3,947 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 57.67% of households who rent are overburdened in Passaic County.

Area Median Income In Passaic County

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.

In Passaic County, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $113,200

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 Passaic County

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 Passaic County

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Passaic County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$23,000 $26,250 $29,550 $32,800 $35,450 $38,050 $40,700 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Passaic County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$38,300 $43,800 $49,250 $54,700 $59,100 $63,500 $67,850 $72,250
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Passaic County AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$57,700 $65,950 $74,200 $82,400 $89,000 $95,600 $102,200 $108,800

Cities In Passaic County

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City Served By
Bloomingdale The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Bloomingdale are the State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs and Passaic County Public Housing Agency.
Clifton The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Clifton are the City of Clifton Housing Department, State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs and Passaic County Public Housing Agency.
Haledon The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Haledon are the Passaic County Public Housing Agency and State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
Haskell The HUD funded Public Housing Agency that serves Haskell is the Passaic County Public Housing Agency.
Hawthorne The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Hawthorne are the Passaic County Public Housing Agency and State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
Little Falls The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Little Falls are the Passaic County Public Housing Agency and State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
North Haledon The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve North Haledon are the Passaic County Public Housing Agency and State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
Passaic The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Passaic are the Housing Authority of the City of Passaic, State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs and Passaic County Public Housing Agency.
Paterson The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Paterson are the Housing Authority of the City of Paterson, Housing Authority of the City of Paterson, State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs and Passaic County Public Housing Agency.
Pompton Lakes The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Pompton Lakes are the Passaic County Public Housing Agency and State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
Prospect Park The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Prospect Park are the Passaic County Public Housing Agency and State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
Ringwood The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Ringwood are the Passaic County Public Housing Agency and State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
Singac The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Singac are the Passaic County Public Housing Agency and State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
Totowa The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Totowa are the Passaic County Public Housing Agency and State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
Wanaque The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Wanaque are the Passaic County Public Housing Agency and State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
Wayne The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Wayne are the Passaic County Public Housing Agency and State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
Wayne Township The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Wayne Township are the Passaic County Public Housing Agency and State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
West Milford The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve West Milford are the Passaic County Public Housing Agency and State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.
Woodland Park The HUD funded Public Housing Agencies that serve Woodland Park are the Passaic County Public Housing Agency and State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.