Jersey City Housing Authority

Stephen Cea, 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

9.13.23 Members Making News
From AARP: Most of the older residents of Hudson Gardens, a housing complex in Jersey City, New Jersey, are digitally disconnected. So, when the Jersey City Housing Authority received a 2022 AARP Community Challenge grant to address this digital divide, just getting the...
5.17.23 Members Making News
From the City of Jersey City's press release: Today, Jersey City Housing Authority (JCHA), in partnership with EveryoneOn and the City of Jersey City, announced a new initiative to close the digital divide in Jersey City. With a nearly $500,000 grant from the Federal...
4.18.23 Members Making News
From Bloomberg: Next to the six-lane highway that bursts westward out of the Holland tunnel, a humble 80-year-old, four-story development is nestled among the sparkling new high-rise condominiums in Jersey City, New Jersey. Holland Gardens, one of Jersey City’s five public housing complexes...
4.4.23 Members Making News
From Urbanize New York's article: A public housing complex in Downtown Jersey City is up for a high-rise makeover, reports 6sqft. The Jersey City Housing Authority recently voted to select WinnDevelopment to lead the redevelopment of the Holland Gardens complex, which spans 3....
3.29.23 Members Making News
CLPHA is pleased to announce that 15 of our members received a combined more than $4 million in grants from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) that will help bridge the digital divide for their communities!  Earlier this month, the FCC announced funding...
3.8.23 Members Making News
From Jersey City, NJ Mayor Steven Fulop's press release: Mayor Steven M. Fulop joins the Jersey City Housing Authority (JCHA) to announce the unprecedented vision to revitalize the Holland Gardens public housing complex with 50% affordable housing to be built on-site in the flourishing downtown...
8.24.22 Members Making News
From News 12 The Bronx: The Jersey City Housing Authority is giving families free computers. The organization announced they are providing 150 computers to give underprivileged families a chance to have computer access as well as access to education opportunities for children. "This support is...
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...

Job Openings

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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR (PUBLIC HOUSING): The Jersey City Housing Authority (JCHA), with 170 employees, 2,500 public housing units (including 13 mixed finance developments) and 4,600 Section 8 vouchers, seeks a dynamic, qualified, high-performance public housing professional to lead the agency....
Location: jersey city, New Jersey
Posted on 5.3.23
Applications due by 5.31.23
Position Summary: Under the direct supervision of the Director of Human Resources, coordinates and administers an employee benefits program; advises claimants of insurance, hospitalization, fringe benefits, and pension plans; does other related human resources duties as required.    Essential...
Location: ,
Posted on 7.18.22
Applications due by 8.1.22
Under the direct supervision of the Payroll Administrator, and the indirect supervision of the Chief Financial Officer, performs highly responsible accounting work involving payroll data processing, pension reporting, preparation of internal and external reports, and maintenance of employee leave...
Location: ,
Posted on 7.18.22
Applications due by 8.1.22

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