Burlington Housing Authority

Apply

Applications/Registration for the housing waiting list is every Wednesday between the hours of 8:00 AM and 4:00 PM. You must appear in person at our office located at 800 Walnut Street, Burlington, NJ 08016 with valid ID to register.

Purpose

This is to inform you that there is certain information that you must provide when applying for housing. There are penalties that apply if you knowingly omit information or give false information.

Penalties for Commiting Fraud:

The United States Department of Housing and Urban Devlopement (HUD) places high priority on preventing fraud. If your application or recertification forms contains false or incomplete information, you may be:
Evicted from your apartment or house, required to repay all overpaid rental assistance you received, fined up to $10,000, imprisoned for up to 5 years or prohibited from receiving future assistance. New Jersey and The City of Burlington may have other laws and penalties as well.

Family Household Members:

Include all Names and Personal information of all Adults and Children who will be living with you.

Completing the Application:

On the scheduled Application/Registration day you will be given an application. Complete and return the application to the BHA office. If you do not understand something, or if you have questions regarding the application process, we will be happy to help you.
When you give your answers to application questions, you must include the following information:

Income

All sources of income you and any other member of your family receives (wages, welfare payments, alimony, social security, pension, etc.) or any income you receive on behalf of your children, disability and child support.
Income from assets, earnings from a second job or part time job or any other expected income.

Reporting Abuse

If you are aware of anyone who has falsified an application, or if anyone tries to persuade you to make false statements, report them to the manager of your Public Housing Authority. If you cannot report to the manager, call the local HUD office or the HUD Hotline at (202) 472-4200. This is not a toll free number. You can also write to the HUD Hotline at 451 Seveth Street S.W., Room 8254, Washington, D.C. 20410.