Affordable Housing In Woolwich
Gloucester County, New Jersey

2 Low Income Apartment Communities In Woolwich

The Oaks at Weatherby

1 Oaks Dr
Woolwich, New Jersey
$880-1,217
1-3 BR

Oaks at Weatherby

1 Oak Drive Suite 300
Woolwich, New Jersey
$880-1,217
1-3 BR
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Section 8 Vouchers, Apartments, and Waiting Lists in Woolwich, 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 Woolwich, New Jersey

Housing Authority Programs
Housing Authority of Gloucester County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV); Public Housing; Family Self-Sufficiency; Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV); Mainstream Voucher; Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD); Moderate Rehabilitation
State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)

Guide To Affordable Housing in Woolwich, New Jersey

There are 2 low income housing apartment communities offering 171 affordable apartments for rent in Woolwich, New Jersey.

Income Based Apartments in Woolwich, New Jersey

Woolwich 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 Woolwich, New Jersey

There are 85 rent subsidized apartments that do not provide direct rental assistance but remain affordable to low income households in Woolwich.

Housing Choice Vouchers in Woolwich, New Jersey

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

The maximum amount a voucher would pay on behalf of a low-income tenant in Woolwich, New Jersey for a two-bedroom apartment is between $1,168 and $1,428.

2022 Woolwich, 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
Woolwich, New Jersey Fair Market Rent $940 $1,071 $1,298 $1,605 $1,837
Woolwich, New Jersey Payment Standard Range $846 to $1,034 $964 to $1,178 $1,168 to $1,428 $1,445 to $1,766 $1,653 to $2,021

Sourced from federal housing data and AffordableHousingOnline.com research.

Woolwich, NJ Affordable Housing Snapshot

Total Affordable Apartment Properties 2
Total Low Income Apartments 171
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

Woolwich is a city in Gloucester 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 Woolwich are renters.

Income and Rent Overburden in Woolwich

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

Area Median Income In Woolwich

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 Woolwich, the AMI is calculated from all households within Gloucester County.

In Woolwich, HUD calculates the Area Median Income for a family of four as $94,500

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 Woolwich

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 Woolwich

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30% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 30% of the Woolwich AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Extremely Low Income households.
$19,850 $22,700 $25,550 $28,350 $31,040 $35,580 $40,120 $44,660
50% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 50% of the Woolwich AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Very Low Income households.
$33,100 $37,800 $42,550 $47,250 $51,050 $54,850 $58,600 $62,400
80% AMI Income Limits
Renters earning up to 80% of the Woolwich AMI may qualify for rental assistance programs that target Low Income households.
$52,950 $60,500 $68,050 $75,600 $81,650 $87,700 $93,750 $99,800