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 2452
Vouchers 4607
Total Units 7059

Latest News

5.31.22 Members Making News
From Starry's press release: Starry Group Holdings, Inc. (the “Company” or “Starry”)​​, a next generation licensed fixed wireless internet service provider and technology developer, today announced a partnership with the Jersey City Housing Authority (“JCHA”) to provide access to its Starry...
5.4.22 CLPHA Member Update
CLPHA is pleased to announce that during its April 2022 board meeting, four new public housing authority (PHA) executive directors were appointed to CLPHA’s board: Janet Abrahams, President & CEO, Housing Authority of Baltimore City Vivian Brady-Phillips, Executive Director, Jersey City...
1.26.22 Members Making News, Awards/Grants
In November 2020, the Council of Large Public Housing Authorities (CLPHA) was awarded a grant from the Center for Disaster Philanthropy to help our public housing authority (PHA) members better protect and serve vulnerable populations during the COVID-19 pandemic. CLPHA conducted a competitive...
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...

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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