Mission Statement
The Wildwood 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.

To manage and operate all properties in a safe, timely, and cost effective manner in order to maximize the quality of life for our residents.

About Us
The Wildwood 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. WHA 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 Wildwood citizens. The Wildwood Housing Authority is managed by a seven-member board of commissioners. Six are appointed by the Mayor of the city of Wildwood with the concurrence of the other city commissioners. The other is appointed by the Department of Community Affairs. The Wildwood Housing Authority owns 2 housing developments in Wildwood. The developments have 170 units.


Effective March 1, 2021, the Wildwood Housing Authority has switched to accepting online applications only. Applicants who have successfully submitted their waitlist application can check their status online. Links to our online application and waitlist status can be found on our home page and under the Programs tab.

Wildwood Housing Authority Wait List Application

Wildwood Housing Authority Applicant Status

Please Note: If your applicant status search returns “Applicant Not Found”, it means you DO NOT have an active wait list application. Please follow the wait list application link to apply, or call our office for more information.