Qualify for Housing Assistance in New Jersey

There are several federal programs that can help you with affordable housing, whether renting or buying. However, these assistance programs all have eligibility guidelines that must be met.

In order to qualify for low-income housing assistance, you will need to complete an application with your local Public Housing Authority. But before you do, check your state's income limits to verify your eligibility. Below are the income requirements for housing assistance in New Jersey.


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Warren County, NJ
30% of Median$18100$20700$23250$25850$27900$30000$32050$34100
Very Low Income$30150$34450$38750$43050$46500$49950$53400$56850
Low-Income$44800$51200$57600$64000$69100$74250$79350$84500
Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ
30% of Median$14350$16400$18450$20500$22150$23800$25400$27050
Very Low Income$23950$27350$30800$34200$36950$39650$42400$45150
Low-Income$38300$43750$49250$54700$59100$63450$67850$72200
Bergen-Passaic, NJ
30% of Median$19150$21900$24600$27350$29550$31750$33900$36100
Very Low Income$31900$36500$41050$45600$49250$52900$56550$60200
Low-Income$44800$51200$57600$64000$69100$74250$79350$84500
Jersey City, NJ
30% of Median$14950$17100$19200$21350$23050$24750$26450$28200
Very Low Income$24900$28450$32000$35550$38400$41250$44100$46950
Low-Income$39850$45500$51200$56900$61450$66000$70550$75100
Middlesex-Somerset-Hunterdon, NJ
30% of Median$21050$24050$27050$30050$32450$34850$37250$39650
Very Low Income$35050$40050$45050$50050$54050$58050$62050$66050
Low-Income$44800$51200$57600$64000$69100$74250$79350$84500
Monmouth-Ocean, NJ
30% of Median$18400$21050$23650$26300$28400$30500$32600$34700
Very Low Income$30700$35100$39450$43850$47350$50850$54350$57900
Low-Income$44800$51200$57600$64000$69100$74250$79350$84500
Newark, NJ
30% of Median$18400$21050$23650$26300$28400$30500$32600$34700
Very Low Income$30650$35050$39400$43800$47300$50800$54300$57800
Low-Income$44800$51200$57600$64000$69100$74250$79350$84500
Ocean City, NJ
30% of Median$14100$16100$18150$20150$21750$23350$25000$26600
Very Low Income$23500$26900$30250$33600$36300$39000$41650$44350
Low-Income$37650$43000$48400$53750$58050$62350$66650$70950
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD
30% of Median$16350$18700$21000$23350$25200$27100$28950$30800
Very Low Income$27250$31100$35000$38900$42000$45100$48250$51350
Low-Income$43600$49800$56050$62250$67250$72200$77200$82150
Trenton-Ewing, NJ
30% of Median$18950$21650$24350$27050$29200$31400$33550$35700
Very Low Income$31550$36050$40550$45050$48650$52250$55850$59450
Low-Income$44800$51200$57600$64000$69100$74250$79350$84500
Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, NJ
30% of Median$12550$14350$16150$17950$19400$20800$22250$23700
Very Low Income$20950$23950$26950$29950$32350$34750$37150$39550
Low-Income$33550$38300$43100$47900$51750$55550$59400$63250