The NBHA is a public body organized and operating according to the laws of the State of New Jersey to build, own, and operate assisted and affordable housing. The NBHA operates several Asset Management Projects (AMP) with affordable and public housing units located within the City of New Brunswick. The NBHA also acts as the city’s designated Redevelopment Authority and completes all associated tasks relevant to that designation as outlined by New Jersey State Laws. NBHA operates a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program of approximately 968 vouchers and owns/manages a number of commercial, residential and multi-family properties through its redevelopment activities and with separate redevelopment partners.

The NBHA employs a staff of 16 with an operating budget of approximately $14 million dollars with total assets equaling $53 million dollars. All staff and management serve under an Executive Director who is hired by the Board of Commissioners to run the housing and redevelopment authority’s operations and who also serves as the Board’s Secretary. The seven member Board of Commissioners meets eleven times per year to hold their regular meetings. Special meeting(s) are called on an as needed basis.

Board of Directors

Yesenia Medina Hernandez


Term Ends 4/3/2022

Zachary Wright
Zachary Wright

Vice Chairperson

Term Ends 12/22/2020

Wallace Dunlap

2nd Vice Chairperson

Term Ends 4/3/2026

Yirgu Wolde


Term Ends 4/3/2023

Anthony Giorgianni Jr.


Term Ends 4/3/2022

Dale Caldwell


Term Ends 4/3/2023



Executive Staff

John Clarke

Executive Director

Contact NBHA

New Brunswick Housing Authority
7 Van Dyke Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
tel: 732.745.5157
fax: 732.253.7799


The New Brunswick Housing and Redevelopment Authority also operates as: The Housing Authority of the City of New Brunswick, The New Brunswick Housing Authority, and NBHA. Click here to view the NBHA bylaws.