County of Monmouth

For Immediate Release:
June 10, 2019

County Rental Assistance Housing Choice Vouchers
online pre-applications available  

FREEHOLD, NJ – The Monmouth County Public Housing Agency (MCPHA), as part of the Division of Social Services, is providing Housing Choice Vouchers (HCV), formerly called Section 8 vouchers, to potential tenants. Pre-applications for the Monmouth County Rental Assistance HCV Program lottery will be available online only from June 17 to June 21, 2019 on

“I am so proud to say that the Division of Social Services in one of the few county welfare agencies in the State to be designated as a public housing agency,” said Freeholder Susan M. Kiley, liaison to the County’s Division of Social Services. “MCPHA offers multiple HUD-funded rent subsidies including HCV to help low-income families, the disabled and the elderly afford safe, sanitary housing in Monmouth County.”

Details, including eligibility information, will be listed on the first page of the pre-application. Letters indicating selection for the waiting list will not be sent until August 15, 2019. Applicants not selected will not receive a letter and their pre-application will be discarded. The Division of Social Services will not return phone calls regarding application status and waitlisting.

The Affordable Housing Alliance (AHA) will offer free assistance to anyone who does not have access to the internet. AHA can be reached by calling 732-389-2958.

As part of the Division of Social Services, MCPHA was authorized by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to provide rent subsidies to Monmouth County residents on July 5, 1977.

For more information about the Division of Social Services and MCPHA, go to Click here to view the pre-application.

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