A view of Village 5 and blooing trees.


To secure ongoing federal rent subsidies for our tenants we are required to adhere to certain agency regulations and laws including:


  • US Department of Housing and Urban Development

  • NJ Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency

  • NJ Department of Community Affairs


Ridge Oak Senior Housing maintains a waiting list of those that are age 62 and older and income eligible. The income guidelines for Somerset County are as follows:


Villages 1-11: Ridge Oak


  • Upper Income Limit for an Individual = $57,800

  • Upper Income Limit for a Couple = $66,050


Village 12: Ridge Oak II and Villages 1A and 9A: Ridge Oak III


  • Upper Income Limit for an Individual = $41,850

  • Upper Income Limit for a Couple = $47,800


Many things are considered when determining eligibility including age, citizenship status, size of household and income. All potential tenants are required to disclose social security number(s), all income and asset information. Potential tenants are subject to previous landlord, criminal background, and credit checks.


Each tenant must undergo a re-certification every year to renew his or her lease and to calculate his or her new rent payment.


How Do I Know I am Eligible?

All Ridge Oak waiting lists are currently closed. However, the following video may help you understand our eligibility requirements at the time of application.

Ridge Oak Senior Housing

150 Manchester Drive, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920

Tel: (908) 221-0266  TDD/TYY Relay-711  |  Fax: (908) 221-0042

E-mail: info@ridgeoak.org  |  Office Hours: Monday-Friday 9am-5pm

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