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Serving the town of Phillipsburg and its residents since 1946 providing decent, safe, and affordable housing. "

Our Mission Statement...
"To promote adequate and affordable housing, economic opportunity, and a suitable living environment free from discrimination."

Information about us..
The Phillipsburg Housing Authority (PHA) is a public non-profit organization whose primary objective is to provide decent, safe, and sanitary housing to low income individuals and families. The PHA operates in accordance with HUD regulations. It is the policy of the PHA to house persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, familial status, handicap, or national origin. 


Resident Opportunities
Besides providing quality housing the PHA provides assistance to individuals and families with low income to become self-sufficient through on-site services and programs in our community building. GED & ESL (English as a Second Language) classes, computer training, and NORWESCAP Head Start are just to name a few. Funding is available for job training, Firth Youth Center membership, and students who receive perfect attendance and/or honor roll. Residents can become involved with their community by joining our Resident Advisory Board. 



Affordable Housing... 
Economic Opportunity!



The Application Process
To be eligible for assistance, applicants must meet the definition of a single person or family as defined by Federal law. Eligibility determination is based on anticipated annual income. The head of household must be at least 18 years of age or older. Applications for PHA will be taken Monday through Friday 8:30-3:30. Once an application is complete, the application will be assigned an appropriate place on the waiting list, according to the date and time of application, type and size of unit required and local preferences defined by the PHA policy. Ineligible applicants will be notified in writing along with the reason for denial. 

The following documents are required for all household members when filling out an application if applicable: 

  • Income/ Most recent Income Tax Return
  • Birth Certificate
  • Social Security Card
  • Name and address of Landlord
  • Name and address of Employer
  • Assets



Rents are based on income 
with a max of $650 monthly.




530 Heckman Street 
Phillipsburg, NJ 08865
Phone: (908) 859-0122
TTD#: (800) 852-7899 
Fax: (908) 859-1574


Phillipsburg Housing Authority


Housing Authority of the Town of Phillipsburg