The Woodbridge Housing Authority
of its programs, the Housing Act provided for housing in which rents would relate to the tenants ability to pay.
The Housing Authority of the Township of Woodbridge, New Jersey, was created October 14, 1949. The Township Ordinance creating the Authority was adopted August 16, 1949.
The Authority is composed of 150 units of family public housing, 415 units of senior citizen public housing and 405 units of Section 8 housing.
The purpose of the Woodbridge Housing Authority is to create and maintain safe, decent and sanitary housing for those individuals of low to moderate income.
10 Bunns Lane Woodbridge, NJ 07095 Phone: 732-634-2750 Fax: 732-634-8421
In 1937, Congress passed the U.S. Housing Act to "'alleviate unemployment and to remedy unsafe and unsanitary housing conditions and the acute shortage of decent, safe and sanitary dwellings for families of low-income". The legislation was designed to encourage construction, create employment opportunities, provide shelter for low-income families and clear sub-standard housing. Emphasizing local control