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The Jersey City Housing Authority (JCHA) was formed in 1938 to provide decent, affordable housing for low-income families, seniors, and persons with disabilities. JCHA is New Jersey’s second largest public housing authority, serving over 15,000 residents. We are responsible for the administration of approximately 7,100 housing units in every ward of Jersey City, including approximately 2,500 public housing units and over 4,600 Housing Choice Vouchers.

Accepting Applications for Some Units at Public Housing Developments, 

CURRIES WOODS-- Families --4 bedrooms only

MARION GARDENS-- Families-- 5 and 6 bedrooms

BERRY GARDENS-- Senior(min 62)-- 0, 1 and 2 bedrooms

ARLINGTON GARDENS-- Families-- 2 bedrooms only

254 BERGEN AVENUE-- Families-- 1, 2, 3 and 4 bedrooms

Apply online only at 
JerseyCityHA.myhousing.com 
 
There are no paper applications

For assistance completing the electronic application and computer access, visit any Jersey City library location or contact a community service provider listed on our website:  jerseycityha.org.

 

Applicants already registered in the Applicant Portal must log into their Applicant Portal account to complete the application at jerseycityha.myhousing.com/Account/Login.  A link in the Applicant Portal will take you to the application.

 

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

 

Aceptación de Solicitudes para Algunas Unidades en Desarrollos de Vivienda Pública

 

CURRIES WOODS – Familias – Solo 4 dormitorios

MARION GARDENS – Familias – 5 and 6 dormitorios

BERRY GARDENS – Ancianos (min edad 62) – 0, 1 and 2 dormitorios

ARLINGTON GARDENS – Familias – Solo 2 dormitorios

254 BERGEN AVENUE – Familias – 1, 2, 3 and 4 dormitorios

 

Aplique en línea solamente:

JerseyCityHA.myhousing.com

 

Aplicación de papel no estaran disponibles

 

Para obtener ayuda para completar la solicitud electrónica y acceso a computadora, visite cualquier ubicación de la biblioteca de Jersey City o comuníquese con un proveedor de servicios comunitarios que aparece en nuestro sitio:  jerseycityha.org.

 

Los solicitantes que ya están registrados en el Portal de Solicitantes deben iniciar sesión en su cuenta del Portal de Solicitantes para completar la solicitud en jerseycityha.myhousing.com/Account/Login.  Un enlace en el Portal del Solicitante lo llevará a la solicitud.

 

Personas con necesidades especiales, incluyendo la discapacidad visual, que puede requerir asistencia completando lo solicitude n linea puede llamar al (201) 706-4699 y dejar un nombre y número.      

 

Emergency Housing Voucher (EHV) program

The Emergency Housing Voucher (EHV) Program is part of the 2021 American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA).  Through EHV, HUD is providing 70,000 housing choice vouchers to local Public Housing authorities nationwide to assist families.

RENT FREEZE ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF JERSEY CITY, NJ

ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF JERSEY CITY AMENDING CHAPTER 260 (RENT CONTROL) (1) IMPOSING A RENT INCREASE FREEZE ON UNITS SUBJECT TO MUNICIPAL REGULATION EXCLUDING OWNER-OCCUPIED HOMES WITH 2-4 UNITS OF HOUSING AND (2) PROHIBITING ANY COLLECTION OF A PENALTY FOR A LATE PAYMENT OF RENT AS A RESULT OF THE CURRENT PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY DECLARED BY THE GOVERNOR.

Covid 19

JCHA COVID-19 Update:

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact people locally and globally, the JCHA is working to ensure that we do our part to minimize transmission of the virus. Therefore, we are taking the following measures to protect residents and employees, and hopefully reduce the spread of the virus:

 

Effective Monday, March 23, 2020, all appointments with applicants, residents, vendors and members of the public will be conducted via phone, or video conference until further notice, including appointments with public housing site staff. Public housing residents and HCVP recipients are encouraged to call their respective Site Managers or HCVP Housing Specialists with any concerns or questions. We can always be reached at our main office: 201-706-4600. HCVP recipients can also email HCVP@jcha.us.

 

Please click here to read more about the JCHA’s Response to COVID-19, including FAQs.

Please click here for up-to-date information from Jersey City health officials.

Please click here for information from the NJ Department of Health about COVID-19 in New Jersey and how to prevent spread of the virus.

Please click here for Public Housing Policies and forms

Please click here for HCVP (Section8) policies and forms.

2021 Agency Plan

JCHA is in the process of developing its 2021 Agency Plan. The Public Comment Period for this year closed on November 16th at 12pm. To review the plan, click here.

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Revitalization of Holland Gardens

For update​ and information about the Revitalization of Holland Gardens, please visit www.hollandgardensvision.org

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