Housing Authority of South Windsor

50 Elm Street
South Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut 6074

Housing Authority of South Windsor is a Public Housing Agency in South Windsor, Connecticut that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program.

Housing Authority of South Windsor serves South Windsor.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
South Windsor, Connecticut Housing Choice Voucher Closed

Other Housing Authority of South Windsor Waiting Lists

Closed: South Windsor, Connecticut Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Housing Authority of South Windsor (HASW) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. It was last open for three days in November, 2018. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the online application.

500 applicants were placed on the waiting list by random lottery.

There were no preferences.

For more information, visit the HASW website here or call the office at (860) 644-3082.

Last Updated on 01/13/2019.

About Housing Authority of South Windsor

Open today from 8:00am to 4:00pm ET.

Office Hours

Day Hours
Monday 8:00am-4:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am-4:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am-4:00pm
Thursday 8:00am-4:00pm
Friday 8:00am-4:00pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
HCV Portability Status

As of 11/01/2018, Housing Authority of South Windsor is billing for Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher port-in requests. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.


About the Housing Authority of South Windsor Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the most recent VMS report, Housing Authority of South Windsor manages 30 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each:

Standard Ported Out
Vouchers 14 16
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $822 $817
Monthly Cost $11,509 $13,068

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Housing Authority of South Windsor

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 1.8 persons and has a household income of $11,871 per year. 100% of households were very low income (VLI) and 81% were extremely low income (ELI). 6% of households had wages as a major source of income, -1% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 88% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

-1% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 31% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 19% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 50% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, -1% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

24% of households included children, -1% of which had two adults in the household. 25% of households with children have a female head of household. 100% of all households were headed by a female.

94% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 56% of all heads of households being Black and -1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Housing Authority of South Windsor Housing Choice Voucher program, 41% include at least one person with a disability. 38% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 100% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

50% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 25% with 2 bedrooms and 25% with 3 or more bedrooms. 13% of voucher recipients are considered overhoused, meaning they occupy a rental unit larger than their family size requires.

Rent, Assistance, and Utility Allowances

The average monthly tenant contribution to rent by Housing Authority of South Windsor voucher holders in 2016 was $294 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $468. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $131.



1. This Picture of Subsidized Households data field is the average wait time of those who received a voucher in the preceding 12 months. Due to special voucher programs like VASH, recent waiting list purges, or waiting list preferences the average wait time can vary significantly from one year to the next and it is entirely possible many current applicants on the waiting list have been waiting for assistance for far longer.