Housing Authorities in New Jersey

There are 81 Housing Authorities in New Jersey, serving a population of 8,960,161 people in an area of 7,353 square miles. There is 1 Housing Authority per 110,619 people, and 1 Housing Authority per 90 square miles.

The state of New Jersey is ranked 33rd in Housing Authorities per capita, and 4th in Housing Authorities per square mile.

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New Jersey Public Housing Statistics

Find New Jersey HUD Housing Programs, Public Housing Programs, and Section 8 Housing Programs. Data Source: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Office of Policy Development and Research (PD&R), Picture of Subsidized Households: 2018.

New Jersey HUD Housing Programs
 New JerseyUnited States
Subsidized Units165,4365,035,824
Occupied %94.0%91.0%
People Per Unit1.92.1
People Total300,8039,535,360
Average Family Expenditure Per Month$401$346
Average HUD Expenditure Per Month$904$743
Average Months on Wait List4326
New Jersey Public Housing Programs
 New JerseyUnited States
Subsidized Units31,3381,015,505
Occupied %93.0%94.0%
People Per Unit1.82.1
People Total52,8691,985,172
Average Family Expenditure Per Month$385$336
Average HUD Expenditure Per Month$695$614
Average Months on Wait List4319
New Jersey Section 8 Housing Programs
 New JerseyUnited States
Subsidized Units47,5711,284,354
Occupied %97.0%94.0%
People Per Unit1.61.7
People Total71,1242,063,641
Average Family Expenditure Per Month$339$296
Average HUD Expenditure Per Month$1,060$796