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Affordable Housing In Weehawken
Hudson County, New Jersey

5 Low Income Apartment Communities In Weehawken

Park View East

4300 Park Ave
Weehawken, New Jersey

Weehawken Senior Housing 499

2 Potter Pl
Weehawken, New Jersey

Hudson County - Cnsrt

2-4 Potter Pl
Weehawken, New Jersey

Weehawken H A

525 Gregory Ave
Weehawken, New Jersey

4526 Park Avenue 285

4526 Park Ave
Weehawken, New Jersey
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Housing Authorities that serve Weehawken

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in Weehawken, New Jersey

There are 5 low income housing apartment communities offering 244 affordable apartments for rent in Weehawken, New Jersey.

Income Based Apartments in Weehawken, New Jersey

Weehawken features 170 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 Weehawken, New Jersey

There are 74 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Weehawken.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Weehawken, New Jersey

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Weehawken, New Jersey for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,522 and $1,860.

2020 Weehawken, 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
Fair Market Rent $1,292 $1,439 $1,691 $2,107 $2,291
Payment Standard Range $1,163 to $1,421 $1,295 to $1,583 $1,522 to $1,860 $1,896 to $2,318 $2,062 to $2,520

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

Weehawken, NJ Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 5
Total Low Income Apartments 244
Total Housing Units with Rental Assistance 170
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

Weehawken is a city in Hudson 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 Weehawken are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Weehawken

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

Area Median Income In Weehawken

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 Weehawken, the AMI is calculated from all households within Hudson County.

In Weehawken, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $76,900

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 Weehawken

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 Weehawken

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $20,750 $23,700 $26,650 $29,600 $32,000 $35,160 $39,640 $44,120
50% of Median $34,550 $39,450 $44,400 $49,300 $53,250 $57,200 $61,150 $65,100
80% of Median $55,250 $63,150 $71,050 $78,900 $85,250 $91,550 $97,850 $104,150