The Millville Housing Authority
The Millville Housing Authority is a federally funded, non-profit quasi-government agency that provides affordable housing to low to moderate income families, seniors, and people with disabilities. MHA is overseen by the Department of Housing and Urban Development. It uses its $4.0 million annual budget to provide safe and decent housing and other assistance for approximately 1,000 Millville citizens. The Millville Housing Authority is managed by a seven-member board of commissioners. Six are appointed by the Mayor of the city of Millville with the concurrence of the other city commissioners. The other is appointed by the Department of Community Affairs. It employs 45 people to perform admissions, maintenance, property management, administrative, security and resident service duties. The Millville Housing Authority owns 7 housing developments in Millville. The developments have 479 units and house over 1,000 residents. MHA owns 24 Scattered Site units that are utilized by families. MHA also administers a Section 8 program which provides participants with affordable housing in the private market through rent subsidies. About 170 Millville families are housed with Section 8 vouchers.
The Millville Housing Authority shall, at all times, develop and operate each project for the purpose of providing decent, safe, and sanitary housing for eligible familes in a manner that promotes serviceability, economy, efficiency, stability of the projects, and the economic and social well-being of the tenants.