Affordable Housing In West Caldwellship
Essex County, New Jersey

Housing Authorities that serve West Caldwellship

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

Guide To Affordable Housing in West Caldwellship, New Jersey

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in West Caldwellship, New Jersey.

Income Based Apartments in West Caldwellship, New Jersey

West Caldwellship 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 West Caldwellship, New Jersey

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in West Caldwellship, New Jersey

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in West Caldwellship, New Jersey for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,479 and $1,807.

2021 West Caldwellship, 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
West Caldwellship, New Jersey Fair Market Rent $1,129 $1,358 $1,643 $2,096 $2,498
West Caldwellship, New Jersey Payment Standard Range $1,016 to $1,242 $1,222 to $1,494 $1,479 to $1,807 $1,886 to $2,306 $2,248 to $2,748

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

West Caldwellship, 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

West Caldwellship is a city in Essex 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 West Caldwellship are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in West Caldwellship

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

Area Median Income In West Caldwellship

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 West Caldwellship, the AMI is calculated from all households within Essex County.

In West Caldwellship, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $107,400

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 West Caldwellship

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 West Caldwellship

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the West Caldwellship AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$22,550 $25,800 $29,000 $32,200 $34,800 $37,400 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the West Caldwellship AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$37,600 $43,000 $48,350 $53,700 $58,000 $62,300 $66,600 $70,900
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the West Caldwellship 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