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Previously known as Section 8.
The Housing Choice Voucher Program is the Federal Government's major program for assisting very low-income families, the elderly, and the disabled to afford decent, safe and sanitary housing in the private market.
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The State of New Jersey Department of Community Affairs oversees Housing Assistance programs. For additional information call 609-633-0973 or email.
No, we are not absorbing in.
The list is currently closed so no applications are being accepted. The list re-opened in 2018. The list is currently closed.
When the list re-opens, it will be advertised in the Trentonian. Applications will be accepted electronically on the township website.
You will be notified by mail within 4 weeks from the date the list closes as to whether or not you made the list. If you make the list, you will be put on the waiting list. When you move to the top of the list, you will be issued a voucher if you still qualify.
Contact the Department of Community Affairs (DCA) at 609-292-8537 or Trenton Housing Authority (THA) at 609-989-7531.
DCA handles the whole state THA handles all of Mercer County. Other then that, they would have to contact the town they intend to move or look into.
No, there is no screening process. The applications are taken in order received.
If an application was already submitted and you made the list and want to know where you are on the list, you must visit the HUD office in person. Proof of identity and proof of address is required.
We will only tell you if you are still on the list, not where you are on the list.