Jersey City Housing Authority
By The numbers
Public Housing Units 2452
Total Units 7059
1.26.22 Members Making News, Awards/Grants
Video: CLPHA Members Help Residents with Center for Disaster Philanthropy COVID-19 Resident Support 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
Mayor Fulop Announces Latest COVID-19 Rent Relief Program for Neediest Small Unit Landlords and Tenants (Jersey City Housing Authority)
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
Jersey City & JC Housing Authority in $2M Partnership to Build New Facility to Provide More Resources for Homeless Residents
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
Jersey City Vertical Farming Program to Open in Two Public Housing Locations, Targeting Most Vulnerable Residents (Jersey City Housing Authority)
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
Holland Gardens Redevelopment to Bring New Opportunities to Public Housing Residents (Jersey City Housing Authority)
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...
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