Housing Authority of the City of Paterson

Irma Gorham, Executive Director
60 Van Houten Street
Paterson, NJ
(973) 345-5080
(973) 977-9085

By The numbers

Public Housing Units 1423
Vouchers 3214
Total Units 4631

Latest News

7.3.24 Members Making News
From Tap Into Paterson: Making the American Dream come true meant waking up early for nearly 500 Paterson and area residents who filled International High School for the North Central Jersey Association of Realtors (NJCAR) Housing Fair and Expo on Saturday. Co-hosted by the Paterson Housing...
8.24.22 Members Making News
From NorthJersey.com: "Dionna Perez of Paterson said her family’s new home at the rebuilt Riverside Terrace townhouses is so peaceful it feels like they are living out of town. “It’s way better than how it was,” Perez said, recalling the notorious Fifth Avenue housing project that was...
1.26.22 Members Making News, Awards/Grants
This week, HUD awarded $51.4 million in housing counseling grants to 177 HUD-approved housing counseling agencies and intermediary organizations. The funding supports housing counseling agencies in their critical work to stem the tide of the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on housing,...
12.1.21 Members Making News
From TAP into Paterson: "The Housing Authority of Paterson (PHA) and the Paterson Division of Health are partnering to offer unvaccinated resident participating in the PHA’s Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8) $100 per family member over the age of five that gets the vaccine. "Extensive...
5.26.21 Members Making News
From TAP into Paterson: The Housing Authority of the City of Paterson gave a project at the historic Argus Mill site in the Great Falls Historic District a boost Monday when they approved a resolution calling for the issuance of 52 project based vouchers that will allow the Authority to supplement...
2.10.21 Members Making News
From TAP Into Paterson: "In a continuing effort to slow the spread of COVID-19, healthcare professionals from CVS/Omnicare will be at senior housing sites to vaccinate Paterson Housing Authority (PHA) residents against the virus in the coming weeks. According to Irma Gorham, Executive Director,...
2.6.20 Members Making News
From the Paterson Times: After years of delay, crews began demolishing the World War II-era Riverside Terrace housing development on 5th Avenue this week, to make way for 246 new senior and family apartments. Demolition is expected to take six months, said Israel Roizman of Roizman...
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...
2.14.19 Members Making News
Congratulations to the 60 CLPHA members  who received grants through HUD's Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) Program! FSS grants help PHAs hire service coordinators who  connect residents with local programs and services. In HUD’s press release announcing the awards, Secretary...
10.24.18 In The News, News
The Paterson Housing Authority received a $24,570 HUD Housing Counseling Program Grant. The grant will help the housing authority improve access to affordable housing and counsel residents on increasing their financial literacy, expanding homeownership opportunities, and maintaining...

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