IMPORTANT NOTICE

THE HOUSING AUTHORITY OF BERGEN COUNTY

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The Housing Authority of Bergen County is pleased to announce that beginning Monday, May 3rd, 2021 at 9:00 am through Friday, May 7th, 2021 at 4:00 pm pre-applications will be available for Old Tappan Commons located at 32-48 Russell Avenue, Old Tappan, New Jersey for income eligible senior citizens (62 +). Old Tappan Commons consists of (4) 2 bedroom and (26) one-bedroom apartments. The HABC will accept applications ONLINE ONLY. Applications will be available at www.habcnjwaitinglists.org.

A random selection lottery will be conducted to select 150 applicants to be placed on the wait list for future potential vacancies. The HABC will use a third party to randomly select the applicants by computer to be placed on the waiting list. In order to be eligible for the lottery, all completed applications must be received by 4:00 pm on Friday, May 7th, 2021. Applications received after 4:00 pm on Friday, May 7th, 2021 will be declined. The lottery will be held on Friday, May 21st, 2021, and the results will be posted by 4:00 pm Friday, May 28th, 2021 at www.habcnjwaitinglists.org.

For those in need of assistance obtaining access to an application, the Housing Authority will make staff available at Old Tappan Commons, 32 Russell Avenue, Old Tappan, NJ 07675. Staff will be made available to assist with the completion of applications beginning Monday, May 3rd, 2021 at 9:00 am through Friday, May 7th, 2021 at 4:00 pm. Please do not arrive to Old Tappan Commons prior to 9:00 am. In our continued effort to protect our residents, staff, and applicants we require anyone arriving to Old Tappan Commons to wear a mask. The Housing Authority will have protective plexiglass walls placed between the applicant and the Housing Authority employee to ensure appropriate social distancing measures are in place.

In order to be eligible to apply, the head of household must be 62 years of age or older with an annual gross income which cannot exceed the following income limits:

MAXIMUM INCOME ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

Household Size Maximum Annual Income
1 $38,300
2 $43,800
3 $49,250
4 $54,700

PREFERENCE WILL BE GIVEN TO APPLICANTS WHO LIVE, WORK, TRAIN, OR ATTEND SCHOOL IN BERGEN COUNTY. THE TOP APPLICANTS IN THE LOTTERY WILL BE PLACED IN ORDER OF THEIR PREFERENCE WEIGHT AND BEDROOM SIZE. SELECTED APPLICATIONS WILL BE PLACED ON THE WAITING LIST FOR FUTURE POTENTIAL VACANCIES.

 

This offering is being made by the Housing Authority of Bergen County
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