Toms River, New Jersey Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing programs support 371 income based apartments in Toms River where households pay rent based on how much they earn.

There are 444 affordable apartments in Toms River that offer reduced rents to low-income households.

Waiting Lists in Toms River, New Jersey

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

Hopes Crossing

1 Vans Way
Toms River, New Jersey
$1,018-1,381
1-3 BR
Affordable

Toms River Crescent Apartments

100 Crescent Court
Toms River, New Jersey
$995-1,153
2-3 BR
Affordable

Winteringham Village

1040 Route 166
Toms River, New Jersey
Call For Rent
1-3 BR
Rent Assisted

TOMS RIVER SENIOR APARTMENTS

2121 MASSACHUSETTS AVE
Toms River, New Jersey
Call For Rent
1 BR
55+
Accessible
Rent Assisted
Supportive Housing

MEADOW GREEN

2257 MASSACHUSETTS AVE
Toms River, New Jersey
$847-1,236
1-2 BR
Accessible
Rent Assisted
Supportive Housing
55+
Affordable

Eagle Crest Apartments

111 Spieth Way
Toms River, New Jersey
Call For Rent
1-3 BR

Highland Plaza

91 Highland Pkwy
Toms River, New Jersey
Rent Assisted

Ocean Allies

126 Oak Glen Rd
Toms River, New Jersey
Rent Assisted
Accessible
Accessible
Disabled Supportive Housing

Brian - Kehoe Grif - Tol

235 Magnolia Ave
Toms River, New Jersey

Homes for All - Cox Cro

Cox Cro Rd and Massachussetts Ave
Toms River, New Jersey
Affordable
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Affordable Housing Near Toms River

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Public Housing Agencies Serving Toms River, 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 Toms River.

Toms River, New Jersey Affordable Housing Data

Income Based Apartments in Toms River, New Jersey

Toms River features 371 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 Toms River, New Jersey

There are 444 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Toms River.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Toms River, New Jersey

On average, Section 8 Housing Choice vouchers pay Toms River landlords $900 per month towards rent. The average voucher holder contributes $500 towards rent in Toms River.

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

2023 Toms River, 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
Toms River, New Jersey Fair Market Rent $1,146 $1,279 $1,602 $2,193 $2,441
Toms River, 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.

Toms River, NJ Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 10
Total Low Income Apartments 911
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 371
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 18.91%
Average Renter Household Size 2.57
Average Household Size 2.62
Median Household Income $72,196 ±$2,666
Median Rent $1,322 ±$92
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 57.38% ± 5.52pp
Total Population 88,687

Population and Household Demographics

Toms River is a city in Ocean County, New Jersey with a population of 88,687. There are 33,222 households in the city with an average household size of 2.62 persons. 18.91% of households in Toms River are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Toms River

The median gross income for households in Toms River is $72,196 a year, or $6,016 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,322 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Toms River, a household making less than $4,407 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 57.38% of households who rent are overburdened in Toms River.

Area Median Income In Toms River

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

In Toms River, 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 Toms River

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 Toms River

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Toms River 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 Toms River 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 Toms River 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