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Housing Authority of the Town of Glastonbury

25 Risley Road
Glastonbury, Hartford County, Connecticut 6033

Housing Authority of the Town of Glastonbury is a Public Housing Agency that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs. As of October 20th, 2020, Housing Authority of the Town of Glastonbury has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

The Public Housing Waiting List is open indefinitely.

Housing Authority of the Town of Glastonbury serves Glastonbury.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
Public Housing Open Until Further Notice

Open Housing Authority of the Town of Glastonbury Waiting Lists

Due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, some waiting list openings may be postponed until further notice. Visit the housing authority's website for the latest on its current operations, if one is available. If there is no information online, contact the housing authority directly. Due to a high volume of calls and modified office hours in most areas, it may take days or weeks to get a response.

Housing Authority of the Town of Glastonbury Website: http://www.glastha.org.

Housing Authority of the Town of Glastonbury Phone: (860) 652-7568.

Open Until Further Notice: Public Housing Waiting List

Please Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.

How To Apply to the Public Housing Waiting List

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

This housing authority has four communities located throughout Glastonbury.

To apply for public housing you can stop by their office to pick up an application, located at 25 Risley Rd., Glastonbury, CT 06033, during normal office hours.

Once your application has been completed it must be hand delivered to the address listed above, during normal office hours. You must bring in original documents of: birth certificates, social security cards, proof of income, and photo IDs for all adult household members. When you drop off your application you will have an interview to go over the application.

This housing authority does not have a preference, and your application is placed by date and time received.

More information can be found by visiting the housing authority website at www.glastha.org, or they can be reached with any questions you may have by calling 860-652-7568, during normal office hours.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (860)652-7568.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 05/22/2015.

About Housing Authority of the Town of Glastonbury

More information about Housing Authority of the Town of Glastonbury can be found on its website at http://www.glastha.org.

Representatives of Housing Authority of the Town of Glastonbury may be available by phone at (860) 652-7568. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 10/20/2020, it is not known if Housing Authority of the Town of Glastonbury is either absorbing or billing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher portability requests for porting in. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.


About the Housing Authority of the Town of Glastonbury Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Housing Authority of the Town of Glastonbury manages 17 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of December 31st, 2019:

Standard Ported Out
Vouchers 12 5
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $613 $576
Monthly Cost $7,358 $2,882

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Housing Authority of the Town of Glastonbury

Waiting List and Tenancy

According to the 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households database, the housing authority's voucher program has an annual turnover of 5% having issued approximately 4 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 11 years and 10 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 64 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 1.7 persons and has a household income of $13,737 per year. 100% of households were very low income (VLI) and 85% were extremely low income (ELI). 15% 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 80% 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, 20% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 25% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 55% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 10% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

14% of households included children, -1% of which had two adults in the household. 15% of households with children have a female head of household. 80% of all households were headed by a female.

40% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 30% of all heads of households being Black and -1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Housing Authority of the Town of Glastonbury Housing Choice Voucher program, 44% include at least one person with a disability. 44% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 82% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

55% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 15% with 2 bedrooms and 30% with 3 or more bedrooms. 15% 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 the Town of Glastonbury voucher holders in 2016 was $344 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $813. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $141.



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.


Public Housing Apartments Operated by Housing Authority of the Town of Glastonbury

Welles Village

98 Wyllys St
Glastonbury, Connecticut