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


Section 8 HCV 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.

Public Housing Waiting List Statuses

Family Senior Other
ClosedOpenNot Applicable

The Naugatuck Housing Authority is currently accepting public housing waiting list applications for senior/disabled individuals. 

The public housing waiting list for families is currently closed.

To apply for public housing you can stop by the housing authority during normal office hours, located at 16 Ida St., Naugatuck, CT, or have an application mailed to you by calling 203-729-8214.

Once you have completed the application it can be mailed or hand delivered to address listed above. Please include these copies with your application: birth certificates, social security cards, proof of income, and photo IDs for all adult household members.

This housing authority does have a preference point system that may improve your spot on the waiting list as: veteran, elderly, and disabled.

For more information the housing authority 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)

Latest Public Housing Inspection Scores What are REAC Scores?

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

As of the last set of publicly available data, Naugatuck Housing Authority manages one rental property which has an inspection score of 90. To be a passing score, a public housing property must have a score of 60 or more. As of the last set of publicly available data, George B. Lewis II has a passing score.

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

Total Tenant Payment Percentages What is Total Tenant Payment?

Tenants in public housing pay rent based on their income. Generally, the Total Tenant Payment (TTP) is 30% of the tenant’s adjusted income. Naugatuck Housing Authority owns and manages 136 public housing units in 2 properties.

The Average Total Tenant Payment for Naugatuck Housing Authority is $460.00 compared to the state average of $409.00.

The Average Total Tenant Payment for the state of Connecticut ranges from a low of $257.00 to a high of $768.00.

Source Resident Characteristics Report (, 2013)

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

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Section 8 Vouchers

Small (50 - 249)

Public Housing Size

Small (50 - 249)

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