Affordable Housing In White Meadow Lake
Morris County, New Jersey

Housing Authorities that serve White Meadow Lake

Housing Authority Programs
Morris County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing
Housing Authority Town of Dover Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing

Guide To Affordable Housing in White Meadow Lake, New Jersey

There are 0 low income housing apartment communities offering 0 affordable apartments for rent in White Meadow Lake, New Jersey.

Income Based Apartments in White Meadow Lake, New Jersey

White Meadow Lake 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 White Meadow Lake, New Jersey

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

Housing Choice Vouchers in White Meadow Lake, New Jersey

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in White Meadow Lake, New Jersey for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,335 and $1,631.

2020 White Meadow Lake, 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 $1,034 $1,218 $1,483 $1,891 $2,236
Payment Standard Range $931 to $1,137 $1,096 to $1,340 $1,335 to $1,631 $1,702 to $2,080 $2,012 to $2,460

Sourced from federal housing data and research.

White Meadow Lake, 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 4.31%
Average Renter Household Size 2.87
Average Household Size 2.96
Median Household Income $116,623 ±$7,533
Median Rent $1,759 ±$441
Percentage Of Renters Overburdened 72.31% ± 28.89pp
Total Population 8,943

Population and Household Demographics

White Meadow Lake is a City in Morris County, New Jersey with a population of 8,943. There are 3,014 households in the city with an average household size of 2.96 persons. 4.31% of households in White Meadow Lake are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in White Meadow Lake

The median gross income for households in White Meadow Lake is $116,623 a year, or $9,719 a month. The median rent for the city is $1,759 a month.

Households who pay more than thirty percent of their gross income are considered to be Rent Overburdened. In White Meadow Lake, a household making less than $5,863 a month would be considered overburdened when renting an apartment at or above the median rent. 72.31% of households who rent are overburdened in White Meadow Lake.1

Area Median Income In White Meadow Lake

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 White Meadow Lake, the AMI is calculated from all households within Morris County.

In White Meadow Lake, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $100,600

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 White Meadow Lake

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 White Meadow Lake

Income 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
30% of Median $21,150 $24,200 $27,200 $30,200 $32,650 $35,050 $39,010 $43,430
50% of Median $35,250 $40,250 $45,300 $50,300 $54,350 $58,350 $62,400 $66,400
80% of Median $52,850 $60,400 $67,950 $75,500 $81,550 $87,600 $93,650 $99,700