The primary objective of the Jersey City Housing Authority is to offer and provide qualified lower income families and senior citizens with the best opportunities for gaining affordable housing within reasonably safe, working neighborhoods and simultaneously promoting economic self-sufficiency for families, continued independent living for senior citizens and maximum accommodation for persons with disabilities.
The JCHA accomplishes those objectives by providing affordable housing through the following programs:
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
There are no paper applications
Applicants already registered in the Applicant Portal must log into their Applicant Portal account to complete the application at Jerseycityha.myhousing.com/Account/Login.
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:
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.
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.
The Applicant Portal is a fast and easy way for applicants to access and manage their information. This web-based system will allow applicants on JCHA waiting lists to review their profiles, update information, and check their status online, at any time. Applicants need to create an account by registering at the following link https://jerseycityha.myhousing.com/Account/Login.
SECTION 8 PROJECT BASED & 8-11 LOTTERY NOTICE
In November 2020, the Jersey City Housing Authority opened the waiting lists for Section 8 Project Based Sites and the 811 Mainstream Program via an online application. A randomized, computer-generated lottery selection process was conducted. Emails will be sent to everyone who successfully submitted an application, informing them of the lottery results.
Emails will be sent to the email addresses used to submit the online application. If you applied and do not received an email by the second week of February, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
NOTE: Applicants placed on a waiting list(s) as a result of the lottery process will be able to access their application on MyHousing. Applicants selected for a waiting list(s) will need a confirmation number to access their accounts. https://jerseycityha.myhousing.com/Account/Login