NEWTON HOUSING AUTHORITY APPLICATION PROCESS


WAITING LIST IS NOW OPEN


PAPER APPLICATIONS ARE NO LONGER AVAILABLE

Apply Online Now

PLEASE BE SURE TO ADD ALL MEMBERS TO YOUR APPLICATION

If you are unable to access the internet, please call our Housing Specialist, Jolene at (908) 859-0122, Ext. 110 for help with your application.

INFORMATION REQUIRED TO COMPLETE YOUR ONLINE APPLICATION

  1. Social Security Cards for all Members
    • Your name must be typed exactly as it appears on your SS Card
  2. Birthdates for all Members
  3. Income Information for all Members
    • Wages
    • Social Security
    • SSI
    • Unemployment
    • Child Support
    • TANF
    • etc.
  4. Asset Information for all Members
    • Checking Accounts
    • Savings Accounts
    • 401k’s
    • Stocks
    • Bonds
    • Treasury Bills
    • Certificates of Deposit
    • Money Market Funds
    • Trust Funds
    • IRA’s
    • Annuities
    • Whole Life Insurance Policies
    • Real Estate
    • etc.
    • You will need to have the name and address of the bank, credit union, etc. and your account number.
  5. Driver’s License Numbers
    • YOU “MUST” REPORT ANY AND ALL CRIMINAL ACTS FOR ALL HOUSEHOLD MEMBERS FROM THE TIME THEY WERE 18 YEARS OF AGE TO PRESENT.

After completion of your online application it will be processed by our Housing Specialist. You will receive a letter WITHIN TWO TO THREE WEEKS advising whether your application was deemed eligible or ineligible.

ELIGIBLE APPLICANTS

If your application was deemed eligible, you’ll be mailed a packet within TWO TO THREE WEEKS to be returned to the Phillipsburg Housing Authority Office, located at:

530 Heckman Street
Phillipsburg, NJ 08865

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

  1. Original Birth Certificates for every family member
  2. Original Social Security Cards for every family member
  3. Proof of Income
    • Last 4 paystubs
    • Social security award letters
    • Pension letters
    • Unemployment Letters
    • General Assistance award letters
    • Child Support
    • TANF
    • etc.
    • Must be dated within the past ninety (90) days
  4. Proof of Assets
    • Copies of checking and savings account statements for past two (2) months
    • 401k’s
    • IRA’s
    • Stocks
    • Bonds
    • Treasury Bills
    • Certificates of Deposit
    • Money Market Funds
    • Treasury Bills
    • Whole Life Insurance Policies
    • Real Estate
    • etc.
    • Must be dated within the past ninety (90) days
  5. Income Tax Return
    • 1040 From & W-2’s – the most recent filed IRS Return
  6. Proof of Residency
    • Photo ID & Lease (Both must have the same address and must be current)
    • If you are not named on the lease, you will be required to complete the Landlord Verification Form
  7. HUD-9886 – Authorization for the Release of Information/Privacy Act Notice
    • Attached form must be signed by each household member 18 years of age and older
  8. Debts Owed Form
    • Each household member 18 years of age and older must sign a copy of the attached form
  9. Employment Income Verification Form
    • Each household member 18 years of age and older must sign a copy of the attached form
  10. Section 214 Form
    • Each household member must sign a copy of the attached form. If the household member is under the age of 18 years of age, the top line should state the name of the minor under 18 and the bottom line should be signed by the Head of Household. If signing for a minor, the box must be checked also
  11. Civil Rights Form
    • Attached form needs to be completed by the Head of Household
  12. Supplemental and Optional Contact Information for HUD-Assisted Housing Applicants Form
    • Attached form needs to be completed by the Head of Household

INELIGIBLE APPLICANTS

If your application was deemed ineligible, you will receive a letter advising this WITHIN TWO TO THREE WEEKS.