As I understand it, Section 8 provides rent assistance to those in need.
It is managed and offered by county, in NJ.
Other than that, it is not based on geography.
The eligible individual will find an apartment.
The government will pay a portion of the rent.
The individual will pay a portion of the rent
I have 3 units where this is the case.
It works out well for us as well as the tenant.
Contact me if you wnat to hear more about my experience with it.