Naugatuck Housing Authority
16 Ida Street
Naugatuck, New Haven County, CT


Section 8 Waiting List Status: Closed

Affordable Housing Online is tracking the status of the Naugatuck Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List. This is what we know as of our most recent update on August 21st, 2015.

The Naugatuck Housing Authority (NHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. It was last open for five days in August 2015. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

Naugatuck, CT is about 15 miles north of New Haven, CT.

To apply, the pre-application was available online only in English and Spanish.

Once the pre-application was completed, it must have been mailed to the NHA, and postmarked between the opening dates.

The NHA placed 500 qualified applicants on the waiting list by random lottery.

Applicants who have been placed on the waiting list will be notified by mail by September 30, 2015.

For more information, visit the NHA website, or call the office at (203) 729-8214.

Did you know that you can apply for Section 8 anywhere in the country? If your local Section 8 waiting list is closed, you can apply to programs elsewhere. See all open waiting lists across the country on our Waiting Lists page.

Public Housing Waiting List Status : Open

Affordable Housing Online is tracking the status of the Naugatuck Housing Authority Public Housing Waiting Lists. This is what we know as of our most recent update September 8th, 2015.

The Naugatuck Housing Authority (NHA) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list pre-applications for senior/disabled households. 

Please note: The waiting list for families is currently closed.

There are two ways to apply:

  1. Visit the NHA office, located at 16 Ida St., Naugatuck, CT, during normal office hours to pick up a pre-application.
  2. Call (203) 729-8214 to have a pre-application mailed to you.
Once the pre-application has been completed, it can be mailed or hand delivered to address listed above. 

Please include these copies with your application: Birth certificates, Social Security Sards, proof of income, and photo IDs for all adult household members.

The NHA has identified the following preferences: Veteran, elderly, and disabled.

For more information, the NHA can be reached by calling (203) 729-8214 during normal office hours.

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Naugatuck Housing Authority administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 2 projects which contain 136 affordable rental units. It also administers 249 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Naugatuck Housing Authority is determined to be a Small public housing authority, meaning it manages between 50 - 249 public housing units. Also according to the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the housing authority is designated as Small, meaning it administers 50 - 249 Section 8 vouchers.

Comparing the housing assistance distribution of Naugatuck Housing Authority between Public Housing Units (35%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (65%) to that of all housing authorities in Connecticut, Naugatuck 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 Connecticut.

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

SEMAP Performance What are SEMAP Scores?

Each year HUD reviews and scores the housing authority’s Section 8 program management based on 14 different criteria. This score is a reflection of how well the housing authority manages the Section 8 waiting list, the physical quality of housing assisted with Section 8 and the financial management of the program.

From 2001 to 2009, Naugatuck Housing Authority scored an average of 80 points as of the last set of publicly available data. The housing authority had a high score of 100 in 2005 and a low score of 56 in 2001. The average SEMAP Score for Housing Authorities in Connecticut is 74.43.

Naugatuck Housing Authority has an average score that is more than the average Connecticut housing authority. Higher SEMAP scores indicate more effective financial management, a smoother waiting list process and higher quality physical conditions at assisted properties.

Source President's Open Government Directive (, 2012)

Housing Authority Annual and 5 Year Plans

Public housing agencies, also called public housing authorities, which receive funding from HUD, are required to submit and receive approval from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development of both an Annual Plan and a 5 Year Plan. These plans establish each housing authority’s policies, strategies, programs and operations for meeting the housing needs of persons within their target area.

The housing authority plans include specific details about the cost of renovations to real estate (also known as capital improvements), changes to Section 8 HCV policies, planned redevelopment of public housing projects and other major administrative changes.

Following are the HUD-approved public housing agency plans for Naugatuck Housing Authority.

Year Date Approved Plan PDF Document
2010 1/26/10 Plan
2008 12/21/07 Plan
2007 12/12/06 Plan
2006 11/21/05 Plan
2005 12/15/04 Plan
2004 11/13/03 Plan
2003 3/21/03 Plan
2002 1/7/02 Plan
2001 1/3/01 Plan
2000 4/14/00 Plan