East Hartford Housing Authority
546 Burnside Avenue East Hartford, CT 06108

860-290-8301

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The East Hartford Housing Authority administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 3 projects which contain 619 affordable rental units. It also administers 431 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, East Hartford Housing Authority is determined to be a Medium High public housing authority, meaning it manages between 500 - 1,249 public housing units. Also according to the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the housing authority is designated as Medium Low, meaning it administers 250 - 499 Section 8 vouchers.

Comparing the housing assistance distribution of East Hartford Housing Authority between Public Housing Units (59%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (41%) to that of all housing authorities in CT, East Hartford Housing Authority has a larger proportion of public housing units than the average housing authority. The housing authority’s proportion of Section 8 vouchers under management is larger than the average housing authority in CT.

Source United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (hud.gov, 2014)

Latest Public Housing Inspection Scores What are REAC Scores?

Every public housing project is inspected every one to three years by HUD.

East Hartford Housing Authority manages 2 rental properties which have an average inspection score of 91. The scores for properties managed by East Hartford Housing Authority range from a high of 94 to a low of 88.

The highest scoring property in the East Hartford Housing Authority portfolio is Hockanum Park and the lowest scoring property is Meadow Hill Apartments.

To be a passing score a public housing property must have a score of 60 or more. 100% of properties managed by East Hartford Housing Authority have a passing score.

Source United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (data.gov, 2014)

Waiting List Status:


The Section 8 and Public Housing programs administered by this housing authority are often over subscribed requiring the use of a waiting list. The waiting list would typically only open for brief periods. To find out of the waiting list is open or when it may open, please contact the housing authority directly.

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3

Public Housing Projects

619

Public Housing Units

431

Section 8 Vouchers

Medium High (500 - 1,249)

Public Housing Size

Medium Low (250 - 499)

Section 8 Size

Combined

Program Type

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