Division of Affordable Housing

Housing Resources


Jersey City Housing Authority 

The Jersey City Housing Authority offers low-income and senior citizens affordable housing through HUD programs. Section 8 Housing Assistance Payment Program helps families pay rent. The Public Housing Program offers affordable units managed by the JCRA. 

Website:
https://www.jerseycityha.org/applicants
Phone: 
(201) 706 - 4600 
Address: 
400 US Highway #1, Marion Gardens Bldg 7, Jersey City NJ 07306


THE NJ DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY AFFAIRS (DCA) will be opening the
STATE RENTAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (SRAP) waiting list!

SRAP is a state funded program that provides housing subsidies on behalf of very low-income New Jersey residents. Persons applying must meet all applicable SRAP income and eligibility requirements.
SUBMIT Pre-applications ONLINE here: Waitlist Check . No pre-applications will be accepted at the Agency.
Open enrollment is Monday, JULY 11, 2022, 9:00a.m. through Friday, JULY 22, 2022, at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time.


Hudson County Housing Finder

The Hudson County Housing Finder is a tool to search for affordable housing in Hudson County. Users can find housing based on amenity, location, income level, number of household members, etc. Buildings can be applied to directly. 

Website: 
https://www.socialserve.com/tenant/Search


New Jersey Housing Resource Center

The New Jersey Housing Resource Center website hosts resources for rental assistance, affordable housing, homeowner assistance, and emergency relief. It also has population-specific resources for seniors, veterans, disabled and HIV/AIDS-inflicted folks. 

Website: 
https://www.nj.gov/njhrc/
Phone: 
(877) 428-8844


Jersey Journal

New affordable housing lotteries are posted in the Jersey Journal Classifieds for a minimum of 30 days. To find affordable housing posts, click "Notices and Announcements." Then, click "Advanced Search" and enter 'affordable housing' as the keyword. Finally, filter for "Jersey Journal" on the left-hand side. Please note: sometimes, there are no affordable housing lotteries at the time of search. 

Website: 
https://classifieds.nj.com/


Affordable Housing Online

Affordable Housing Online lists currently available affordable housing units in Jersey City in the low-income bracket. Users can see unit requirements and go directly to development websites. 

Website: 
https://affordablehousingonline.com/housing-search/New-Jersey/Jersey-City


Documents

Public Computers

Jersey City Free Public Library: Miller Branch
489 Bergen Ave., Jersey City NJ
201-547-4551

Jersey City Free Public Library: Cunningham Branch
275 Martin Luther King Dr., Jersey City NJ
201-547-4555

Jersey City Free Public Library: West Bergen Branch
546 West Side Ave., Jersey City NJ
201-547-4554

Jersey City Free Public Library: Lafayette Branch
307 Pacific Ave., Jersey City NJ
201-547-5017