Essex County Section 8 (New Jersey)


Essex County Housing Authorities manage the federal Section 8 program offered by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. A Housing Authority provides housing options for low-income individuals and families, including rental housing, rental assistance programs, and Essex County Section 8 housing choice vouchers in Essex County, New Jersey. The housing vouchers can be used to pay for single-family homes, townhouses, and apartments, and Essex County Housing Authorities can help determine eligibility for services, complete a Section 8 application, and they may distribute Section 8 benefits. Housing Authorities provide information on Essex County low-income housing, including Section 8, on their website.

East Orange Housing Authority East Orange NJ 160 Halsted Street, Fl 2 07018 973-678-0250

Irvington Housing Authority Irvington NJ 81 Union Avenue, Ste 1 07111 973-371-2122

Newark Housing Authority Newark NJ 500 Broad Street 07102 973-273-6000

Nutley Housing Authority Nutley NJ 401 Harrison Street 07110 201-798-8596

Orange Housing Authority City of Orange NJ 340 Thomas Boulevard 07050 973-675-1250


Essex County Town and City Halls provide a range of municipal services for their residents, including low-income housing assistance. In some areas, the Town or City Hall distributes Essex County Section 8 housing choice vouchers offered by the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Town and City Halls provide information on qualifying for Section 8 support, accessing Section 8 benefits, and paying for single-family homes or apartments with Section 8 vouchers in Essex County, New Jersey. They may also provide other rental assistance programs for qualifying Essex County individuals and families. Town and City Halls provide Section 8 information on their websites.

Belleville Town Hall Belleville NJ 152 Washington Avenue, Ste 1 07109 973-450-3300

East Orange City Hall East Orange NJ 44 City Hall Plaza 07017 973-266-5100

Millburn Township Town Hall Millburn NJ 375 Millburn Ave 07041 973-564-7073

Newark City Hall Newark NJ 920 Broad Street, Ste 216 07102 973-733-3600

Orange City Hall City of Orange NJ 29 North Day Street 07050 973-266-4000

Verona Township Town Hall Verona NJ 600 Bloomfield Avenue 07044 973-857-4767

West Orange Town Hall West Orange NJ 66 Main Street 07052 973-325-4000


Essex County Social Services Departments provide a range of support services, including housing assistance and housing choice vouchers, also known as Section 8. Local Social Services offices connect residents with federal programs, such as Section 8 benefits for low-income families and individuals, which are provided through the Department of Housing and Urban Development in Essex County, New Jersey. They can help individuals apply for Essex County Section 8 benefits, determine eligibility for housing assistance, and distribute Section 8 vouchers. Social Services may also accept applications for low-income housing assistance, and they provide information about these services on their website.

Bloomfield Social Service Department Bloomfield NJ 650 Bloomfield Avenue, Ste 3 07003 973-680-3587

Essex County Social Service Department East Orange NJ 60 Evergreen Place, Ste 904 07018 973-395-1441


Essex County Veterans Affairs Departments provide services to veterans, including Armed Forces veterans and Reserve veterans. Local branches of the VA provide Essex County housing assistance to veterans who meet eligibility requirements, including Section 8 benefits offered by the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Veterans can access Essex County Section 8 benefits, apply for Section 8, or apply for other housing assistance programs through the VA in Essex County, New Jersey. Section 8 housing choice vouchers can pay for homes, townhouses, and apartments. Veterans can learn more about their housing service options, including Section 8, through a local Veterans Affairs Office or the Veteran Affairs website.

Disabled Veterans Belleville NJ 612 Mill Street 07109 973-751-4700

New Jersey Department of Military and Veterans Affairs Newark NJ 20 Washington Place 07102 973-645-3534

US Department of Veterans Affairs - Newark Regional Benefit Office Newark NJ 20 Washington Place 07102 973-297-1046

US Veterans Center Bloomfield NJ 2 Broad Street, 703 07003 973-748-0980

Veterans of Foreign Wars Cedar Grove NJ 970 Pompton Avenue 07009 973-239-9733

Veterans of Foreign Wars Newark NJ 40 Barbara Street 07105 973-344-4020

Veterans of Foreign Wars Roseland NJ 52 Eisenhower Parkway 07068 973-226-4229

Veterans of Foreign Wars Camptown Irvington NJ 56 Chestnut Avenue 07111 973-372-9553

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2856 Livingston NJ 95 West Mount Pleasant Avenue 07039 973-994-9492

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 493 Nutley NJ 271 Washington Avenue 07110 973-235-9661

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 711 Bloomfield NJ 369 Broughton Avenue 07003 973-338-4277

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7925 Fairfield NJ 45 Plymouth Street 07004 973-227-9600

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9015 Newark NJ 349 Mulberry Street 07102 973-624-5552

Vietnam Veterans of America Newark NJ 20 Washington Place 07102 973-643-7811


Essex County Medicaid Offices act as local branches of the federal Medicaid program, and they help low-income individuals and families receive services such as health insurance, hospice care, and low-income housing assistance in Essex County, New Jersey. A Medicaid Office can coordinate with the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development to help qualifying individuals and families access Essex County Section 8 housing. Section 8 provides vouchers to pay for Essex County homes, townhouses, and apartments, and the Medicaid Office can help apply for services, meet eligibility requirements, and use Section 8 benefits. Medicaid Offices provide more information on their website.

Newark New Jersey Medicaid Office Newark NJ 153 Halsey Street 07102 973-648-3700