Section 8 Waiting List Opening (HABC)

Monday, May 16 -
Friday, May 20, 2022
9:00 AM

Hackensack

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Section 8 Waiting List Opening (HABC)

The Housing Authority of Bergen County is pleased to announce that beginning Monday May 16, 2022 9:00AM EST and closing Friday May 20, 2022 11:59PM EST pre-applications for the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program wait list will be available online. A random selection lottery will be conducted to select 350 applicants to be placed on the wait list. Persons applying must meet all income and eligibility requirements.

Preferences

Applicants will be RANDOMLY SELECTED by lottery and ordered in accordance with the following preferences:

  • Veterans and surviving spouses
  • Leasing in Place in Bergen County, NJ
  • Senior, working, training, or disabled in Bergen County
  • Resident of Bergen County
  • Senior, working, training, or disabled OUTSIDE of Bergen County
  • All other applicants

Maximum income limits cannot be exceeded at the time your application is selected from the waiting list for eligibility review. Current income limits for Bergen County by household size are:

Household Size
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Very Low (50%) Income Limits

$42,850

$49,000 $55,100 $61,200 $66,100 $71,000 $75,900 $80,800
Extremely Low (30%) Income Limits $25,700 $29,400 $33,050 $36,700 $39,650 $42,600 $45,550 $48,450

Age Groups
  • Adults
  • Seniors
Community Services
Basic Needs / Assistance
Community
Family & Support Services

Last Updated: 05/10/22