Highland Park Housing Authority

242 S 6th Avenue, Highland Park, NJ, 08904
(732)572-4420



Middlesex County

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About Highland Park Housing Authority

Highland Park Housing Authority serves low-income residents of Highland Park, NJ through two forms of housing subsidy: public housing assistance and housing choice vouchers (formerly known as Section 8).


Mission Statement

Our aim is to ensure safe, decent and affordable housing; create opportunities for residents' self-sufficiency and economic independence; and assure fiscal integrity by all program participants.

Program Summary for Highland Park Housing Authority

Highland Park Housing Authority is a public housing agency that helps provide decent and safe rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. Highland Park Housing Authority manages several funded programs and has a total of 60 subsidized affordable housing units for rental assistance. Highland Park Housing Authority administered a total of 50 Section 8 Vouchers. Highland Park Housing Authority currently has as its program type. Highland Park Housing Authority is located at 242 S 6th Avenue, Highland Park, NJ, 08904 and serves the city of Highland Park. Income limits, fair market rents and rent rates vary with each agency. Please contact Highland Park Housing Authority at, (732)572-4420 for more information about coverage area and program availability.


Current Status
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Total Numbers of Communities N/A
Total numbers of Administered Section 8 Voucher N/A
Total numbers of Administered Public Housing Units N/A
Waiting list for the Highland Park Housing Authority is currently Open


2017 Income Limits for Middlesex 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 Middlesex 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
  • $36,350
  • $41,550
  • $46,750
  • $51,900
  • $56,100
  • $60,250
  • $64,400
  • $68,550
  • 30%
  • Extremely Low Income Limit
  • $21,850
  • $24,950
  • $28,050
  • $31,150
  • $33,650
  • $36,150
  • $38,650
  • $41,150
  • 80%
  • Low Income Limit
  • $51,250
  • $58,550
  • $65,850
  • $73,150
  • $79,050
  • $84,900
  • $90,750
  • $96,600

2017 Fair Market Rents for Middlesex 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 Middlesex County, NJ:

Efficiency One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four-Bedroom
$1054 $1296 $1654 $2109 $2551



Agency Name City State Section 8 Voucher Housing Units Status Distance
Middlesex County Division of Housing & Community Development Middlesex County Division of Housing & Community Development New Brunswick NJ N/A N/A Open 1.32 Miles Contact
New Brunswick Housing Authority New Brunswick Housing Authority New Brunswick NJ N/A N/A Open 2.77 Miles Contact
Franklin Township Housing Authority (FTHA) Franklin Township Housing Authority (FTHA) Somerset NJ N/A N/A Open 3.03 Miles Contact
Sayreville Housing Authority (SHA) Sayreville Housing Authority (SHA) Sayreville NJ N/A N/A Open 6.84 Miles Contact
Edison Housing Authority Edison Housing Authority Edison NJ N/A N/A Closed 7.31 Miles Contact
South Amboy Housing Authority South Amboy Housing Authority South Amboy NJ N/A N/A Open 7.64 Miles Contact

Housing Authority

Highland Park Housing Authority Program Type:
  • Section 8 Voucher
  • Low Rent Units
124
Total Subsidized Units for Rental Assistance Availability

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Middlesex County Quick Facts

Population: 836,297
Persons Per Household: 2.82
Housing Units in Multi-units Structure: 34.6%
Homeownership Rate: 66.2%
Housing Units: 298,102
Yearly Income Per Person: $34,345
Median Household Income: $79,596