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THE JERSEY CITY HOUSING AUTHORITY (JCHA)    
WILL BE ACCEPTING  APPLICATIONS FOR  SOME UNITS AT  PUBLIC HOUSING  DEVELOPMENTS

 

Welcome to the online waiting list application for  the  Jersey City Housing Authority (JCHA) .  Presently JCHA is accepting waiting list applications for  some units at  Public Housing  Developments  which  offer   eligible ,  low-income persons and their  famil ies  affordable housing.  Under these programs,  a portion of an eligible tenant’s  rent is subsidized and the  portion the  tenant pay s  is based on  household  income   To meet eligibility criteria, a pplicants must: (1) live and/or work in Jersey City ,  and (2) only apply to the properties for which they are eligible (e.g., only those age 62 or older may apply to elderly-designated properties) .     For  comprehensive  instructions on how to complete the online application, please  read  the “How to Apply” instructions below.  

All applicants must apply online ;  there are no paper applications.    Only one (1) application per  person  will be accepted.  

Please note  the JCHA  does not offer emergency housing.    If you have urgent housing needs, please contact Garden State Episcopal at 201-604-2600 or visit the ir office located  at  514 Newark Ave., Jersey City, NJ 07306 , in addition to applying to the JCHA waiting list(s).  

 

List of Public Housing Sites Accepting Applications  

 

Public Housing Site  

Preference  

Bedroom Size  

CURRIES WOODS  

Families  

4 bedrooms  only  

MARION GARDENS  

Families  

5 and 6 bedrooms  only  

BERRY GARDENS  

Senior s  – min  age  62  

0, 1  and  2 bedrooms  

ARLINGTON GARDENS  

Families  

2 bedrooms only  

254 BERGEN AVENUE  

Families  

1, 2, 3 and 4 bedrooms  

NOTE:    A pplicants   already register ed   in the Applicant Portal  must log into their account to complete  the application.     link  in the Portal  will take you to  the  application.     

After submission, applicants will receive a confirmation number  that  they should print email,  or otherwise record for future reference.    Applicants can login into their portal account for their application status within  1   weeks  after  the y have successfully submitted an  application .  

Income Limits  
Your  household’s  combined annual gross income must NOT exceed HUD  2021  Income Limits.  

Income Category  

1 Person  

2 Person  

3 Person  

4 Person  

5 Person  

6 Person  

7 Person  

8 Person  

0%-30%  

21,750  

24,850  

27,950  

31,050  

33,550  

36,050  

40,120  

44,660  

31%-50%  

36,250  

41,400  

46,600  

51,750  

55,900  

60,050  

64,200  

68,350  

51%-80%  

58,000  

66,250  

74,550  

82,800  

89,450  

96,050  

102,700  

109,300  

How to Apply  

Before starting your online application ,  please  read the important information listed  here  and then click on the link below to complete the application.  

  • You will need a valid email address to complete  the application  and receive future updates about your application status .  
  • Before you begin ,  please have the social security number (s) , date (s)  of birth ,  and income information for  each  household member .  
  • JCHA will only accept one  application  per person for each waiting list .  
  • The a pplicant and all adult members of the  household  must pass a criminal background check.  
  • If you incorrectly or incompletely fill out the application form, you will be required to make any requested corrections prior to successfully complet ing  the  application  submission process .  
  • You will   not   be able to make any changes a fter your  application  is submitted through this process .  
  • Once your  application  is successfully submitted ,  y ou will receive a confirmation page that you can print  and/or save.  
  • All applicants are subject to regulations and policies governing the Jersey City Housing Authority . Visit jerseycityha.org to review program policies.  

 

If you do not have an email account ,  you can create one for free at any of the following sites:  

Gmail    -  Click on "Create  An  Account"  

Outlook   - Click on "Create account" in the upper right of the page  

Yahoo -   -  Fill in the information for an account  

Individuals with special needs, including visual impairment, can call (201) 706-4699 and leave their name and number for assistance completing the online application.  

 
Open Waiting List(s)
Please note that all Dates shown and captured in this site are in US Format month/day/year
254 Bergen Avenue Waiting List 2021
Start: 07/12/2021 12:01 AM
Arlington Gardens Waiting List 2021
Start: 07/12/2021 12:01 AM
Berry Gardens 2021 Elderly (62+) Waiting List
Start: 07/12/2021 12:01 AM
Curries Woods 2021 Waiting List (4 Bedroom Units Only)
Start: 07/12/2021 12:01 AM
Marion Gardens 2021 Waiting List (5 & 6 Bedroom Units Only)
Start: 07/12/2021 12:01 AM