Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8)

The Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8) waiting list is currently closed and not accepting applications as this time.

Enter your SS number below to find your status on the Section 8 Waiting List

Program Information for Applicants

The Housing Choice Voucher program (Section 8) is a rent subsidy program designed to assist very low-income families in paying rent for private housing of their choice. The Housing Authority is currently providing assistance to more than 260 families through this program. To participate in the program, the family must meet all of the eligibility requirements.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Qualify as an individual or family
  • Income from assets included with other income does not exceed the Income Limits (2018)
  • No indebtedness to any Housing Authority
  • Has not committed fraud, misrepresentation or falsification of information
  • No history of violent criminal activity

For more information regarding the Section 8 Voucher Program please visit the Housing Choice Voucher Fact Sheet


Information for Landlords

If you would like to list your unit with the MHA Housing Choice Voucher Program, you may fax the unit information (address, contract rent, bedrooms, utilities, etc.) to 732-671-0575 or email jturner@mhanj.net

The MHA HCVP pays up to 110% of the Small Market Fair Rent ("SMFR"). Go to the MHA Payment Standard to determine the approved gross (contract rent + utilities) rent maximum for your unit.

All units will be inspected before a HCVP Participant can occupy a residency. Please click HERE to view or print information on how you can prepare for the inspection.

If you are currently a Landlord with the authority, you can access your HAP payment records from the Landlord Portal.

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