Jersey City Housing Authority

Vivian Brady-Phillips, Executive Director
400 US Highway 1
Jersey City, NJ
(201) 706-4600
(201) 547-6702

By The numbers

Public Housing Units 2428
Vouchers 4483
Total Units 6911

Latest News

1.12.22 Members Making News
From NJ.com: Jersey City residents living in Housing Authority buildings will be able to purchase high-speed internet access at deeply discounted prices and even get it for free, city officials announced Tuesday. The city is partnering with Andrena, a New Jersey-based internet provider, in its...
11.18.21 Members Making News
 Public housing authorities know that providing stable housing is only the first step in helping families thrive. A comprehensive approach that combines health, education, and housing programs has shown to dramatically improve life outcomes for low-income families. Public housing authorities...
11.2.21 Members Making News
From Bloomberg: A public housing community in Jersey City received an unusual amenity earlier this month: an indoor farm that will produce 550 pounds of free leafy greens a year. It’s the first of 10 aeroponic farms that will be installed across the city in a novel pilot program called ​​Healthy...
7.28.21 Members Making News
From Jersey City, NJ Mayor Steven Fulop's press release: Mayor Steven M. Fulop and the Jersey City Housing Authority (JCHA) announce the latest Jersey City COVID-19 Rent Relief Program, which will provide up to $10,000 in much-needed rental assistance to low-income Jersey City...
4.22.21 Members Making News
From the Garden State Community Development Corporation's press release: Mayor Steven M. Fulop joins the Jersey City Housing Authority (JCHA) and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to announce the expansion of Jersey City’s homeless resident outreach...
3.10.21 Members Making News
From InsiderNJ: Mayor Steven M. Fulop announced today a new partnership between AeroFarms, the world leader in vertical farming, and the Jersey City Housing Authority (JCHA) with a resolution going before the Jersey City Municipal Council this week to provide free, nutritious...
2.9.21 Awards/Grants, Press Release
Grants will help PHA residents with immediate and locally defined needs exacerbated by COVID-19    Washington, D.C. (February 9, 2021) -- The Council of Large Public Housing Authorities (CLPHA) is pleased to announce the ten recipients of its COVID Resident Support Grants. The...
12.2.20 Members Making News
From Tap Into Jersey City: The more than 75 year old Holland Gardens public housing project will be transformed into a regional model of what innovative public housing can accomplish, Mayor Steven Fulup and Jersey City Housing Authority officials announced Wednesday. Fulop said that the city the...
1.8.20 Members Making News
On December 31, 2019 HUD announced more than $79 million in Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) grants to nearly 700 public housing authorities nationwide. FSS grants help public housing authorities hire service coordinators who connect public housing residents with local programs and services with the...
9.26.19 Members Making News
From the Hudson County View: Betty Morris had two very big families: one was her immediate family, with 16 children, as well as her family-at-large – the residents of the Marion Gardens Housing Complex. Back in 1974, when the family was under threat, she took action by heading down to...

Job Openings

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Definition: Under the direct supervision of the Executive Director, Legal Counsel administers all legal aspects of public housing and Section 8 Program tenancy, and ensures the JCHA’s compliance, in this area, with all applicable agency policies and federal, State and local rules, laws and...
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Posted on 1.13.22
Applications due by 1.31.22
Definition: Under the direct supervision of the Executive Director, Legal Counsel administers all legal aspects of public housing and Section 8 Program tenancy, and ensures the JCHA’s compliance, in this area, with all applicable agency policies and federal, State and local rules, laws and...
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Posted on 11.8.21
Applications due by 11.27.21
DEFINITION: Under the supervision of the Deputy Director of Housing Assistance Programs, the Landlord Liaison is responsible for leading agency-wide efforts to effectively market JCHA’s programs to new and existing landlords and property managers with the goal of expanding the number of units...
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Posted on 11.8.21
Applications due by 11.27.21
The Jersey City Housing Authority (JCHA) is seeking submissions from interested developers (“Development Teams”) to qualify as candidates to respond to a closed Request for Proposals (RFP) to revitalize and redevelop Holland Gardens Apartments. RFQ documents may be obtained from our website https...
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Posted on 8.6.21
Applications due by 8.24.21

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