Essex County Housing Authority (New Jersey)

The Essex County Housing Authority provides housing options for low-income individuals and families. They typically operate at the county or local level to offer low-income rental housing, rental assistance programs, and other housing options for people who meet the eligibility requirements in Essex County, New Jersey. Some Housing Authorities own and manage apartments and single-family homes, while others focus on rental assistance programs. Essex County Housing Authorities provide information on applying for low-income housing, the income eligibility requirements, and living in Housing Authority properties. They also accept and process applications and handle low-income housing complaints. The Housing Authority website provides information about Essex County low-income housing.

East Orange Housing Authority East Orange NJ 160 Halsted Street, Fl 2 07018 973-678-0250

Irvington Housing Authority Irvington NJ 81 Union Avenue, Ste 1 07111 973-371-2122

Newark Housing Authority Newark NJ 500 Broad Street 07102 973-273-6000

Nutley Housing Authority Nutley NJ 401 Harrison Street 07110 201-798-8596

Orange Housing Authority City of Orange NJ 340 Thomas Boulevard 07050 973-675-1250

Essex County Senior Centers provide services and programs for elderly members of the community, including emergency assistance, income support programs, and protective services. Senior Centers in Essex County, New Jersey may also offer housing services for seniors, including low-income housing. Some Housing Authorities reserve space for seniors with income-controlled rent and on-site support services. Senior Centers provide information on applying for Essex County senior housing, meeting any income eligibility requirements, and accessing senior housing services. They may also help seniors complete the application process. Essex County Senior Centers provide information about their services online.

Belleville Senior Center Belleville NJ 125 Mill Street 07109 973-450-3430

Verona Township Senior Center Verona NJ 21 Grove Avenue 07044 973-857-4832

West Orange New Jersey Senior Center West Orange NJ 10 Gaston Street 07052 973-325-4130

West Orange Senior Center West Orange NJ 66 Main Street 07052 973-325-4106

The Essex County Veterans Affairs Department is a federal agency that provides services to veterans, including Armed Forces veterans and Reserve veterans. The VA also provides housing assistance to veterans who meet the eligibility requirements, as one of the VA programs for at-risk veterans in Essex County, New Jersey. Veterans can receive housing benefits through collaborations between local Essex County Housing Authorities and the VA, particularly for homeless veterans. The VA also leases land and buildings for veteran housing programs. Veterans can learn more about their eligibility for Essex County housing services through a local Veterans Affairs Office or the Veteran Affairs website.

Disabled Veterans Belleville NJ 612 Mill Street 07109 973-751-4700

New Jersey Department of Military and Veterans Affairs Newark NJ 20 Washington Place 07102 973-645-3534

US Department of Veterans Affairs - Newark Regional Benefit Office Newark NJ 20 Washington Place 07102 973-297-1046

US Veterans Center Bloomfield NJ 2 Broad Street, 703 07003 973-748-0980

Veterans of Foreign Wars Roseland NJ 52 Eisenhower Parkway 07068 973-226-4229

Veterans of Foreign Wars Cedar Grove NJ 970 Pompton Avenue 07009 973-239-9733

Veterans of Foreign Wars Newark NJ 40 Barbara Street 07105 973-344-4020

Veterans of Foreign Wars Camptown Irvington NJ 56 Chestnut Avenue 07111 973-372-9553

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2856 Livingston NJ 95 West Mount Pleasant Avenue 07039 973-994-9492

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 493 Nutley NJ 271 Washington Avenue 07110 973-235-9661

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 711 Bloomfield NJ 369 Broughton Avenue 07003 973-338-4277

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7925 Fairfield NJ 45 Plymouth Street 07004 973-227-9600

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9015 Newark NJ 349 Mulberry Street 07102 973-624-5552

Vietnam Veterans of America Newark NJ 20 Washington Place 07102 973-643-7811