Franklin Township Housing Authority (FTHA)

1 Parkside St, Somerset, NJ, 08873
(732)545-9430
Website: http://ftha.org/



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About Franklin Township Housing Authority (FTHA)

The Franklin Township Housing Authority was organized in 1958 for the purpose of providing decent, safe and affordable housing for families and seniors who could not afford standard private housing.

FTHA, a small agency employing two full-time and one part time worker, is a public body organized and operating according to laws of the state of New Jersey. However, it is neither a municipal nor state government agency. The authority functions under the supervision of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Department of Community Affairs (DCA) - Division of Local Government Services. All staff serves under an Executive Director who is appointed by the Board of Commissioners and who also serves as the Board's Secretary. The seven member Board of Commissioners meets regularly, once per month, calling special meetings on an as-needed basis.

The FTHA serves low-income residents of Somerset, NJ through two forms of housing subsidy: public housing assistance and housing choice vouchers (formerly known as Section-8). The Authority presently administers the following: Housing Choice Vouchers-134, Tenant Protection Vouchers-96, including 50 Public Housing units.


Mission Statement

The mission of the Franklin Township Housing Authority is to provide quality affordable housing that contributes to the betterment of our community and improves the quality of life for our families and seniors.

The Franklin Township Housing Authority is an agent of community revitalization that works to forge economic partnerships that develop quality affordable housing and build an economically viable and self-sustaining agency to facilitate family and individual self-sufficiency.


Program Summary for Franklin Township Housing Authority (FTHA)

Franklin Township Housing Authority (FTHA) is a public housing agency that helps provide decent and safe rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. Franklin Township Housing Authority (FTHA) manages several funded programs and has a total of 60 subsidized affordable housing units for rental assistance. Franklin Township Housing Authority (FTHA) administered a total of 50 Section 8 Vouchers. Franklin Township Housing Authority (FTHA) currently has as its program type. Franklin Township Housing Authority (FTHA) is located at 1 Parkside St, Somerset, NJ, 08873 and serves the city of Somerset. Income limits, fair market rents and rent rates vary with each agency. Please contact Franklin Township Housing Authority (FTHA) at, (732)545-9430 for more information about coverage area and program availability.


Current Status
Size of Franklin Township Housing Authority (FTHA) compared nationally Large
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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 Franklin Township Housing Authority (FTHA) is currently Open


2017 Income Limits for Somerset 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 Somerset County, NJ:

Median Income
$0
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 Somerset 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 Somerset 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
New Brunswick Housing Authority New Brunswick Housing Authority New Brunswick NJ N/A N/A Open 0.36 Miles Contact
Middlesex County Division of Housing & Community Development Middlesex County Division of Housing & Community Development New Brunswick NJ N/A N/A Open 1.72 Miles Contact
Highland Park Housing Authority Highland Park Housing Authority Highland Park NJ N/A N/A Open 3.03 Miles Contact
Borough of Manville Housing Authority Borough of Manville Housing Authority Manville NJ N/A N/A Open 6.83 Miles Contact
Somerville Housing Authority Somerville Housing Authority Somerville NJ N/A N/A Open 9.42 Miles Contact
Edison Housing Authority Edison Housing Authority Edison NJ N/A N/A Closed 9.46 Miles Contact

Housing Authority

Franklin Township Housing Authority (FTHA) Program Type:
  • Section 8 Voucher
  • Low Rent Units
140
Total Subsidized Units for Rental Assistance Availability

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Somerset County Quick Facts

Population: 332,568
Persons Per Household: 2.79
Housing Units in Multi-units Structure: 25.3%
Homeownership Rate: 78.0%
Housing Units: 125,077
Yearly Income Per Person: $47,803
Median Household Income: $99,020