Please note: the Board of Commissioners regular meeting will be held on Wednesday, December 2, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. at the central office, third floor conference room, 400 US highway #1 (Marion Gardens), Jersey City, NJ. To view Agenda Items click here.
However, due to the state of emergency related to COViD-19, there will not be an in Person public participation. Instead, members of the public who wish to attend and/or speak at the meeting may participate by calling into the meeting by downloading the Public Notice below.
JCHA is in the process of developing its 2021 Agency Plan. The Public Comment Period for this year closed on November 16th at 12pm. A Public Hearing will be held on Wednesday, December 9th at 6pm.To review the draft of the plan, click here.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact people locally and globally, the JCHA is working to ensure that we do our part to minimize transmission of the virus. Therefore, we are taking the following measures to protect residents and employees, and hopefully reduce the spread of the virus:
Effective Monday, March 23, 2020, all appointments with applicants, residents, vendors and members of the public will be conducted via phone, or video conference until further notice, including appointments with public housing site staff. Public housing residents and HCVP recipients are encouraged to call their respective Site Managers or HCVP Housing Specialists with any concerns or questions. We can always be reached at our main office: 201-706-4600. HCVP recipients can also email HCVP@jcha.us.
Please click here for up-to-date information from Jersey City health officials.
Please click here for information from the NJ Department of Health about COVID-19 in New Jersey and how to prevent spread of the virus.
Please click here for Public Housing Policies and forms
Please click here for HCVP (Section8) policies and forms.
The Jersey City Housing Authority (JCHA) was formed in 1938 to provide decent, affordable housing for low-income families, seniors, and persons with disabilities. JCHA is New Jersey’s second largest public housing authority, serving over 15,000 residents. We are responsible for the administration of approximately 7,100 housing units in every ward of Jersey City, including approximately 2,500 public housing units and over 4,600 Housing Choice Vouchers.
The Applicant Portal is a fast and easy way for applicants to access and manage their information. This web-based system will allow applicants on JCHA waiting lists to review their profiles, update information, and check their status online, at any time. Applicants need to create an account by registering at the following link https://jerseycityha.myhousing.com/Account/Login.