Fitchburg Housing Authority
50 Day Street Fitchburg, MA 01420

978-342-5222

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Fitchburg Housing Authority administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 2 projects which contain 0 affordable rental units. It also administers 199 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Fitchburg Housing Authority is determined to be a No units public housing authority, meaning it manages between 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 Fitchburg Housing Authority between Public Housing Units (0%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (100%) to that of all housing authorities in MA, Fitchburg Housing Authority has a smaller 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 MA.

Source United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (hud.gov, 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. Fitchburg Housing Authority owns and manages 0 public housing units in 2 properties.

The Average Total Tenant Payment for Fitchburg Housing Authority is $291.00 compared to the state average of $0.00.

The Average Total Tenant Payment for the state of MA ranges from a low of $0.00 to a high of $0.00.

Source Resident Characteristics Report (hud.gov, 2013)

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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2

Public Housing Projects

199

Section 8 Vouchers

No units

Public Housing Size

Small (50 - 249)

Section 8 Size

Combined

Program Type

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