Newark Housing Authority

Partner Overview

Newark Housing Authority’s mission is to invest in our families by building and maintaining affordable housing to encourage economic independence and healthy communities.

Service Overview

Resident Services – available to NHA residents only!

Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) Program

-Personal counseling
-Career counseling
-Educational counseling
-Educational seminars/workshops (e.g., nutrition, parenting skills, GED preparation, ESL, money management and obtaining the proper basic skills and education needed to enter the workplace through NHA’s Workforce Learning Link program).
-Job Preparation assistance
-Assistance with educational institution and financial aid applications
-Assistance with defaulted student loan situations
-Assistance with credit repair
-Group activities
-FSS Escrow accounts
-Homeownership counseling
-Referral services

NHA Public Housing Waiting List Status Check Information (Note this is NOT for Section 8 Applicants)

As an applicant, you can check your status on the waiting list by simply going to or by using the designated terminals at NHA’s central office lobby. Terminal access is available Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm at 500 Broad Street, 1st floor, Newark, New Jersey 07102.