Summit Housing Authority

512 Springfield Avenue, Summit, NJ, 07901
(908)273-6413



Union County

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The Summit Housing Authority (SHA), which owns and manages 195 low-rent family, elderly, and handicapped housing units, is now accepting applications for the Affordable Housing Lottery.
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About Summit Housing Authority

In Summit, the Housing Authority owns and manages 195 low-rent family, elderly, and handicapped housing units. The Summit Housing Authority is also the City of Summit's designated local redevelopment agency and administers the City's Community Development Block Grants Program.

As the City's designated Affordable Housing Administrator, the Housing Authority is responsible for the administrative aspects of the management, development and rehabilitation of affordable lower income housing.

The Summit Housing Authority does not provide emergency shelter services. Families in need of emergency shelter should contact their local social service agency.


Mission Statement

The mission of the Housing Authority of the City of Summit is to provide safe, affordable and decent housing to low and moderate income families and seniors.

Program Summary for Summit Housing Authority

Summit 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. Summit Housing Authority manages several funded programs and has a total of 60 subsidized affordable housing units for rental assistance. Summit Housing Authority administered a total of 50 Section 8 Vouchers. Summit Housing Authority currently has as its program type. Summit Housing Authority is located at 512 Springfield Avenue, Summit, NJ, 07901 and serves the city of Summit. Income limits, fair market rents and rent rates vary with each agency. Please contact Summit Housing Authority at, (908)273-6413 for more information about coverage area and program availability.


Current Status
Size of Summit Housing Authority 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 Summit Housing Authority is currently Open


2017 Income Limits for Union 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 Union County, NJ:

Median Income
$0
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 Union 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 Union 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 Borough of Madison Housing Authority of the Borough of Madison Madison NJ N/A N/A Open 3.98 Miles Contact
Union Township HA Union Township HA Union NJ N/A N/A Closed 5.13 Miles Contact
Irvington Housing Authority Irvington Housing Authority Irvington NJ N/A N/A Open 6.89 Miles Contact
Housing Authority of Plainfield Housing Authority of Plainfield Plainfield NJ N/A N/A Open 6.99 Miles Contact
West Orange Public Housing Agency West Orange Public Housing Agency West Orange NJ N/A N/A Closed 7.73 Miles Contact
Linden Housing Authority Linden Housing Authority Linden NJ N/A N/A Open 7.95 Miles Contact

Housing Authority

Summit Housing Authority Program Type:
  • Low Rent Units
195
Total Subsidized Units for Rental Assistance Availability

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Union County Quick Facts

Population: 552,939
Persons Per Household: 2.88
Housing Units in Multi-units Structure: 43.5%
Homeownership Rate: 60.4%
Housing Units: 200,769
Yearly Income Per Person: $35,089
Median Household Income: $68,507