Preliminary application for Hoboken’s affordable housing due today, May 8

HOBOKEN–The deadline to submit applications for  for the affordable housing waiting list for new rental units regulated by the city is today, May 8. 
Members of the public can submit a preliminary application by visiting Applicants without internet access may call (609) 664-2769 X5.
This list will be used to lease five units at 600 Harrison St., four units at 1410 Grand, six units at  721 Clinton St., and 42 units at Seventh Street and Jackson Street and additional future units.  Some units will be available as early as Spring 2017, and others will be available in upcoming years depending on the construction schedule.
The Affordable Housing Program will provide opportunities for both affordable units for rent and for sale.
The first units that will become available are at 600 Harrison St. Monthly rents for the units, not including utilities, are $600 for the one available low income one bedroom unit, $903 for the three available low income two bedroom units, and $1,035 for the three bedroom moderate income unit.
Even those who are not interested in these initial units should submit the preliminary application by May 8 to be considered for upcoming and future affordable housing rentals.
The rents for future units may be higher or lower based on income levels and number of bedrooms. The waiting list is only for rental units regulated by the city and there may be other affordable housing opportunities that must be applied for separately.
The city recently adopted the Affirmative Fair Housing Marketing Plan and a guidebook entitled “Administration of Affordable Units: Policies & Procedures Manual” to set forth the policies and procedures for placing eligible individuals and families into Hoboken’s affordable units.
Additional information including income limits is available on