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Section 8 Waiting Lists in New Jersey

There are 84 housing authorities in New Jersey which offer the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program. For more on the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program visit the Housing Choice Voucher section of our Low Income Housing Renter's Guide.

As of December 12th 2017, there are 1 Section 8 waiting lists that are open now, opening soon, or always open.

Section 8 Waiting Lists Open Indefinitely

There are 1 Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers in New Jersey Waiting Lists that are either always open or that have not announced a closing date.

Waiting ListServes
Union City Housing AuthorityUnion City

Closed Section 8 Waiting Lists

The following waiting lists have been confirmed to be closed.

Waiting ListClosed Date
Newark Housing Authority-
Housing Authority of the City of Perth Amboy-
Long Branch Housing AuthoritySeptember 17th, 2014
Jersey City Housing AuthorityMay 19th, 2017
Housing Authority of the City of PassaicApril 10th, 2017
Hoboken Housing AuthorityOctober 22nd, 2014
Housing Authority of the City of Paterson-
New Brunswick Housing Authority-
Orange Housing Authority-
Woodbridge Housing AuthorityJune 23rd, 2015
Irvington Township Housing Authority-
Housing Authority of PlainfieldFebruary 24th, 2016
Housing Authority of the City of East OrangeAugust 22nd, 2016
Boonton Housing AuthorityNovember 14th, 2016
Lakewood Housing AuthorityNovember 3rd, 2010
Keansburg Housing AuthorityNovember 5th, 2014
Vineland Housing AuthoritySeptember 30th, 2014
Housing Authority of Bergen County-
Edgewater Housing AuthorityMarch 15th, 2016
Hunterdon County Division of HousingApril 11th, 2014
Montclair Housing Authority-
Phillipsburg DCDDecember 11th, 2014
City of Clifton Housing Department-
Passaic County Housing AuthorityAugust 5th, 2014
Morris County Housing Authority-
Monmouth County Public Housing AgencySeptember 23rd, 2016
Madison Housing Authority-
Housing Authority of the Borough of SayrevilleJuly 8th, 2015
West Orange Public Housing AgencyFebruary 11th, 2016
Middlesex County Division of Housing & Social Services-
Housing Authority of Gloucester County -
Hamilton Township Housing AuthorityAugust 12th, 2015
Lakewood Township Residential Assistance ProgramNovember 23rd, 2015
Burlington County Board of Social Services-
State of New Jersey Department of Community AffairsJune 17th, 2016
Pennsauken Housing AuthorityJuly 14th, 2017
Atlantic City Housing AuthorityOctober 4th, 2017