LANDLORD MEETING - APRIL 29, 2020
There will be a Landlord Meeting on Wednesday, April 29, 2020 at 10:00am.
HCVP Interim Policy during National Health Crisis
Landlord opportunities to share their best practices tenancy Lease-Up during this national health crisis.
Download the file below for complete details on how to join the meeting
Housing Choice Voucher Program
Formerly known as Section 8
The Housing Choice Voucher Program (HCVP) is designed to assist eligible low-income families and individuals pay rent in the private market and move towards economic self-sufficiency.
Click here for general information about the Housing Choice Voucher Program from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
The Jersey City Housing Authority's HCVP Program Application List is currently closed.
The JCHA currently assists 4621 families, senior citizens and persons with disabilities under the Department of Housing and Urban Development's Section 8 Rental Assistance Program (Housing Choice Vouchers). This Program provides financial assistance to eligible households who rent apartments in the private rental housing market (i.e. the subsidy is tenant-based and moves with the family). The rent subsidy amount (provided directly to the property owner) in Housing Choice Voucher Programs is based on the difference between the tenant rent portion calculated at 30% of their monthly adjusted income and the actual reasonable rent in the Housing Choice Voucher Program and Payment Standards are as follows:
Bed Size FMR FY2019 PS FY2019
Efficiency $1,178 $1,295
1 Bedroom $1322 $1,454
2 Bedroom $1,573 $1,730
3 Bedroom $1,971 $2,168
4 Bedroom $2,126 $2,338
5 Bedroom $2,444 $2,688
6 Bedroom $2,763 $3,039
The JCHA currently has an allocation of over 4,621 Housing Choice Vouchers as follows:
3013 General Program
170 Family Unification Program (FUP)
300 Non-Elderly Persons with Disabilities Program (NEDP)
70 Veteran's Affair Supported Housing (VASH)
136 Enhanced Vouchers
544 Project Based Vouchers
250 Mainstream Housing Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities Program
100 MOD Rehab Single Room Occupancy (SRO) for Homeless Individuals Program in
Cooperation with the YMCA (Bergenview)
38 Shelter+Care Program