Newark Newark Housing Authority (NHA)

500 Broad Street, Newark, NJ, 07102
(973)273-6000



Essex County

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About Newark Newark Housing Authority (NHA)

The Newark Housing Authority (NHA) is the largest public housing authority in New Jersey and the eleventh largest in the nation. We have a portfolio of 44 public housing communities with a total of over 8,000 rental units scattered throughout the City of Newark. NHA also administers up to 4,000 Housing Choice Vouchers (Section 8) within the city limits. A unique aspect of the Newark Housing Authority is that the agency also serves as a redevelopment authority and uses that power to enhance the renaissance of Newark. As a redevelopment authority, the NHA has a stake in the creation and maintenance of safe, livable neighborhoods and the expansion of economic opportunities in their communities.

NHA shares with the City of Newark the vision of Newark being a thriving, diverse community with healthy neighborhoods and quality housing. We invite you to learn more about us: who we are, what we do, and how you can become a partner in our efforts to serve all the residents of Newark.


Mission Statement

Our mission is to invest in our families by building and maintaining affordable housing to encourage economic independence and healthy communities.

Program Summary for Newark Newark Housing Authority (NHA)

Newark Newark Housing Authority (NHA) is a public housing agency that helps provide decent and safe rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. Newark Newark Housing Authority (NHA) manages several funded programs and has a total of 60 subsidized affordable housing units for rental assistance. Newark Newark Housing Authority (NHA) administered a total of 50 Section 8 Vouchers. Newark Newark Housing Authority (NHA) currently has as its program type. Newark Newark Housing Authority (NHA) is located at 500 Broad Street, Newark, NJ, 07102 and serves the city of Newark. Income limits, fair market rents and rent rates vary with each agency. Please contact Newark Newark Housing Authority (NHA) at, (973)273-6000 for more information about coverage area and program availability.


Current Status
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Total numbers of Administered Public Housing Units N/A
Waiting list for the Newark Newark Housing Authority (NHA) is currently Open


2017 Income Limits for Essex County, NJ

HUD sets Income Limits for each area based on the median family income in that area. Each Public Housing Agency (PHA) will use the Income Limit set for the jurisdiction that the PHA covers. Therefore, a family may be eligible for one PHA but not another. The number of people in a household determines the Income Limit that is set for determining the family's eligibility for the program that they are applying for. Below are the Income Limits for Essex County, NJ:

Median Income
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Income Limit Category
Persons in Family
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 50%
  • Very Low Income Limit
  • $31,400
  • $35,900
  • $40,400
  • $44,850
  • $48,450
  • $52,050
  • $55,650
  • $59,250
  • 30%
  • Extremely Low Income Limit
  • $18,850
  • $21,550
  • $24,250
  • $26,900
  • $29,100
  • $32,580
  • $36,730
  • $40,890
  • 80%
  • Low Income Limit
  • $46,000
  • $52,600
  • $59,150
  • $65,700
  • $71,000
  • $76,250
  • $81,500
  • $86,750

2017 Fair Market Rents for Essex County, NJ

Fair Market Rents are HUD's determination of the average rents in a particular area for each bedroom size. The FMRs are set each year based on the rental rates of unsubsidized units so that participants in HUD programs have equal access for affordable housing. Here are the Fair Market Rents for Essex County, NJ:

Efficiency One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four-Bedroom
$1007 $1063 $1288 $1655 $1886



Agency Name City State Section 8 Voucher Housing Units Status Distance
Housing Authority of the Town of Harrison Housing Authority of the Town of Harrison Harrison NJ N/A N/A Open 1.32 Miles Contact
East Orange Housing Authority East Orange Housing Authority East Orange NJ N/A N/A Open 2.88 Miles Contact
Irvington Housing Authority Irvington Housing Authority Irvington NJ N/A N/A Open 3.5 Miles Contact
Bloomfield Township Housing Authority Bloomfield Township Housing Authority Bloomfield NJ N/A N/A Open 3.56 Miles Contact
Orange Housing Authority Orange Housing Authority Orange NJ N/A N/A Open 3.69 Miles Contact
West Orange Public Housing Agency West Orange Public Housing Agency West Orange NJ N/A N/A Closed 4.34 Miles Contact

Housing Authority

Newark Newark Housing Authority (NHA) Program Type:
  • Section 8 Voucher
  • Low Rent Units
8,586
Total Subsidized Units for Rental Assistance Availability

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Essex County Quick Facts

Population: 795,723
Persons Per Household: 2.76
Housing Units in Multi-units Structure: 60.1%
Homeownership Rate: 45.9%
Housing Units: 313,726
Yearly Income Per Person: $32,181
Median Household Income: $55,095