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Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8 Program)


The Section 8 Program was enacted as part of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, which recodified the U.S. Housing Act of 1937. The Act has been amended from time to time, and its requirements, as they apply to the Section 8 Certificate and Voucher Programs, are described in and implemented through this Administrative Plan. The purpose of this amendment is to bring the Administrative Plan into compliance with the applicable provisions contained in the Quality Housing and Work Responsibility Act of 1998. It is to be noted that the plan materials covering the October 1, 1999 merger of the Section 8 Certificate and Voucher Programs into one program, called the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program are included herein under addendum Plll-1. Upon completion of the lengthy process involved in converting Section 8 Certificates to Housing Choice Vouchers the Section 8 Administrative Plan will be amended to reflect deletion of all references to the Section 8 Certificate Program. Administration of the Section 8 Program and the functions and responsibilities of the Housing Authority (HA) staff shall be in compliance with the HA's Personnel Policy and the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) Section 8 Regulations as well as all Federal State and local Fair Housing Laws and Regulations.

Waiting List

Currently the Section 8 waiting list is closed for The Housing Authority of The Borough of Sayreville.

When The Housing Authority of The Borough of Sayreville opens the waiting list a notice will be sent to the local newspapers and various agencies within the Borough of Sayreville.

Move Out Portability Option

The portability option allows Housing Choice Voucher applicants and participants to use their Housing Choice Vouchers outside of Sayreville (i.e., anywhere in the United States, Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands where there is a Housing Authority that can administer the Voucher.

Payment Standards (Sayreville Only)

EFFECTIVE: January 1, 2024

2024 FMRs

Sayreville $1608.00 $1807.00 $2276.00 $2756.00 $3031.00 $3486.00 $3940.00

For more information about our Housing Choice Voucher program please contact:

Brenda Malave, Residential Operations Manager 


Welcome to the Sayreville Housing Authority (SHA) Landlord Housing Assistance Payment (HAP) Account Portal. If you are a current landlord with a tenant who has a SHA Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8), you can now check your HAP account to see the amount of your monthly payment and when it was issued. You will also be able to see the amount of rent your tenant must pay directly to you each month.

In order to check your HAP account, you must know your Username = (your landlord ID found on your monthly stubs) and the last four (4) digits of your EIN or Social Security number.

The Sayreville Housing Authority will not provide this information to you.