Lakewood Housing Authority

Lakewood Housing Authority

317 Sampson Ave
Lakewood, NJ - 08701

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(732)364-1300
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The Authority's mission is to provide safe and decent affordable housing to qualified low-income families and individuals. The Authority also aims to promote self-sufficiency initiatives and improve the quality of life and economic stability of its residents.
Lakewood Housing Authority works to provide safe and decent affordable housing to qualified low-income families and individuals through five programs:
    Public Housing
    Section 8
    Family Self Sufficiency
    Family Unification Program
    Homeownership Program
How do I apply for housing?
For Public Housing you can either:
    Download an application from our home page
    Come into our office between 9am-4pm Monday-Friday to pick up an application
    Call our main number and request that an application be mailed to you
For Section 8, our waiting list is closed and applications will not be available until the list re-opens.
Do you have emergency housing?
The Lakewood Housing Authority (LHA) frequently receives requests for emergency housing. Often people looking for emergency housing are homeless, about to be homeless or living in severely substandard housing. Unfortunately, the LHA does not provide emergency housing. If someone needs immediate relief from their current housing situation, the LHA is generally not your first stop. Once a family or individual completes an application for housing, and is determined eligible, the individual or family will be placed on our waiting list. Depending on the size apartment the individual/family needs, the wait can be anywhere from six months to several years. Anyone that is in need of Emergency housing should first contact the organizations listed here. Additional housing resources are listed on our Links tab.
What are the normal hours of operation?
The LHA office hours are Monday through Friday from 8:30am until 4:00pm, with the exception of recognized holidays. The office opens to the public at 9:00am and is closed from 12:00pm-12:30pm for lunch.
What are the Income Eligibility Requirements for admission?
Eligibility for housing programs is generally based on income and the size of the family. For more information about eligibility visit the specific program page on our website.
How much will my rent be?
For Public Housing, tenants have the opportunity to choose which type of rent they want to pay. Each tenant has the choice to pay rent based on their income or a flat rent option.
If you choose to pay based on your income, your rent will be calculated at 30% of your montly adjusted income.
If you choose the flat rent option, your rent will be based on the apartment size.
For Section 8, your rent will generally be 30% of your adjusted gross income with some exceptions. Your case worker will explain the rent calculation to you in further detail.

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1. I want to move in here what do I do?
Call the number we provide above OR visit the website of the listing directly (if we provide the web link).

We provide listings of area low income or affordable apartment home options. Due to waiting lists or lack of availability, you may not be able to get an apartment. But, you must make the call.

Low Income Housing is at such a premium right now, you will need to make many calls to apartments to find any availabilty. Email us at: lowincomesupport@gmail.com if you find this listing is no longer taking applicants.

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Date Added Cost Term Type
Mar 25, 2016 $437.00 Income Based
Dec 12, 2015 $400.00 per month 1 bdrm
Nov 24, 2015 $800.00 per month 2 bdrm

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