Housing Authority of the City of New Haven
360 Orange Street New Haven, CT 06511

203-498-8800

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Housing Authority of the City of New Haven administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 40 projects which contain 2,492 affordable rental units. It also administers 4,479 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Housing Authority of the City of New Haven is determined to be a Large public housing authority, meaning it manages between 1,250 - 9,999 public housing units. Also according to the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the housing authority is designated as Large, meaning it administers 1,250 - 9,999 Section 8 vouchers.

Comparing the housing assistance distribution of Housing Authority of the City of New Haven between Public Housing Units (36%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (64%) to that of all housing authorities in CT, Housing Authority of the City of New Haven 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.

Housing Authority of the City of New Haven manages 29 rental properties which have an average inspection score of 77. The scores for properties managed by Housing Authority of the City of New Haven range from a high of 99 to a low of 35.

The highest scoring property in the Housing Authority of the City of New Haven portfolio is Monterey 2 and the lowest scoring property is Westville Manor.

To be a passing score a public housing property must have a score of 60 or more. 79% of properties managed by Housing Authority of the City of New Haven 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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40

Public Housing Projects

2,492

Public Housing Units

4,479

Section 8 Vouchers

Large (1,250 - 9,999)

Public Housing Size

Large (1,250 - 9,999)

Section 8 Size

Combined

Program Type

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