Affordable Housing In Tuckerton
Ocean County, New Jersey

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Tuckerton

Harbor View Plaza

334 E Main St
Tuckerton, New Jersey
Subsidized

Harbor House Apts. C/O Grosse Gp Corp.

320 Radio Road
Tuckerton, New Jersey
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Tuckerton, 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 Tuckerton, New Jersey

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Tuckerton, New Jersey

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 87 affordable apartments for rent in Tuckerton, New Jersey.

Income Based Apartments in Tuckerton, New Jersey

Tuckerton features 87 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 Tuckerton, New Jersey

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in Tuckerton, New Jersey

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Tuckerton, New Jersey for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,402 and $1,714.

2022 Tuckerton, 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
Tuckerton, New Jersey Fair Market Rent $1,092 $1,230 $1,558 $2,142 $2,374
Tuckerton, New Jersey Payment Standard Range $983 to $1,201 $1,107 to $1,353 $1,402 to $1,714 $1,928 to $2,356 $2,137 to $2,611

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Tuckerton, NJ Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 87
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 87
Percentage of Housing Units Occupied By Renters 30.77%
Average Renter Household Size 1.96
Average Household Size 2.50
Median Household Income $64,273 ±$6,062
Median Rent $1,063 ±$121
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 44.79% ± 15.15pp
Total Population 3,364

Population and Household Demographics

Tuckerton is a city in Ocean County, New Jersey with a population of 3,364. There are 1,342 households in the city with an average household size of 2.50 persons. 30.77% of households in Tuckerton are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Tuckerton

The median gross income for households in Tuckerton is $64,273 a year, or $5,356 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,063 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In Tuckerton, a household making less than $3,543 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 44.79% of households who rent are overburdened in Tuckerton.

Area Median Income In Tuckerton

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

In Tuckerton, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $108,900

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 Tuckerton

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 Tuckerton

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Tuckerton AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$22,900 $26,150 $29,400 $32,650 $35,300 $37,900 $40,500 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Tuckerton AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$38,150 $43,600 $49,050 $54,450 $58,850 $63,200 $67,550 $71,900
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Tuckerton AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$55,950 $63,950 $71,950 $79,900 $86,300 $92,700 $99,100 $105,500