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Morris County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program Waiting List Open

Posted by Laura Denker on April 24th 2012

Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program Waiting List Open

The Housing Authority of the County of Morris announces the opening of its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program waiting list. Preference is given to people who either live or work in Morris County. Eligibility Applications and Supplement Forms must be received in this office by mail only from March 5, 2012 at 8:00 AM to May 4, 2012 at 4:59 PM (E.S.T.).

Vouchers are not currently available; applications are for the waiting list only. Vouchers must be used in Morris County for the first year of participation.

Eligibility Applications and Supplement Forms will only be available on this website. http://morrishousingauthority.blogspot.com/2012/03/section-8-housing-choice-voucher.html

The application along with the supplement form must be mailed by U.S. Postal Mail, Fed-Ex and /or UPS. Bulk application packages will not be accepted. Hand-Delivered, faxed or e-mailed applications will not be accepted. Incomplete applications will not be accepted or recorded.

Instructions/Requirements

Completed Eligibility Application and Supplement Form must be mailed to

HOUSING AUTHORITY COUNTY OF MORRIS 99 KETCH ROAD MORRISTOWN, NJ 07960

The Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program is a rental assistance program in which participants pay no more than 40% of their adjusted monthly income towards their rent at initial participation. Applicants must meet all federal eligibility requirements and their income cannot exceed the following income limits:

Persons Per Household • 1 - $45,000 • 2 - $52,000 • 3 - $58,000 • 4 - $65,000 • 5 - $70,200 • 6 - $75,400 • 7 - $80,600 • 8 - $85,800 Applications are placed on the waiting list in chronological order of the date and time received. Local preferences will be given to applicants who either live or work in Morris County and applicants whose head of household, spouse, or co-head are disabled, elderly, or working full time (at least 35 hours/week). These preferences will be applied at the time the application is placed on the waiting list and verified at the time of interview.

Verifiable handicapped and/or disabled persons will be given reasonable accommodations.

Visit the Morris County Housing Authority at http://www.morrishousingauthority.org/