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Housing Authority of the Town of Greenwich

249 Milbank Avenue
Greenwich, Fairfield County, Connecticut 6830

Housing Authority of the Town of Greenwich 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 Greenwich has 3 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

The Wilbur Peck Court Family Public Housing Waiting List is open indefinitely. The Agnes Morley Heights Senior Public Housing Waiting List is open indefinitely. The McKinney Terrace II Senior and Disabled Site Based Other Senior and Disabled Waiting List is open indefinitely.

Housing Authority of the Town of Greenwich serves Greenwich.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
Wilbur Peck Court Family Public Housing Open Until Further Notice
Agnes Morley Heights Senior Public Housing Open Until Further Notice
McKinney Terrace II Senior and Disabled Site Based Open Until Further Notice
Greenwich, Connecticut Housing Choice Voucher Closed
Adams Gardens, Armstrong Court, and McKinney Terrace I State Moderate Family Closed
Quarry Knoll II Senior/Disabled Closed
Family Site Based Closed

Open Housing Authority of the Town of Greenwich 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 Greenwich Website: http://greenwichhousing.org/.

Housing Authority of the Town of Greenwich Phone: (203) 869-1138.

COVID-19 Update: As of June 17, 2020 the Housing Authority of the Town of Greenwich website says:

"The Housing Authority of the Town of Greenwich (“HATG”) is monitoring the current viral outbreak formally known as the Coronavirus or COVID 19. This is a constantly changing situation. We are taking this very seriously and have developed a Response Plan should this health crisis impact our delivery of services to our residents and participants of our housing programs."

More information can be found here.

Open Until Further Notice: Wilbur Peck Court Family Public Housing Waiting List

How To Apply to the Public Housing Waiting List

The Housing Authority of the Town of Greenwich (HATG) waiting list for 2, 3, and 4-Bedroom, Family Public Housing apartments at Wilbur Peck Court is currently open. Applications are being accepted from July 3, 2019 at 8:30 a.m. ET, until further notice.

Please note: Applications from single person households will not be accepted.

To apply during the opening period, print the application that is online here. Select the "WILBUR PECK APP PACKET (PDF)" link under the section titled "The "Family Waiting List.".

Once the application has been completed, it must be mailed to:

HATG 2020 FWL APP
249 Milbank Avenue
Greenwich, CT 06830

The waiting list has the following preferences: Local resident.

Each day, selected applicants will be ordered by random lottery, and will be placed on the waiting list after households who submitted their application on a previous day. For example, selected applications that are postmarked July 3, 2019 will be given a random order and become the first group of households on the waiting list. Selected applications that are postmarked July 4, 2019 will be given a random order, and then be placed in that order after households that were placed on the waiting list on July 3, 2019.

For more information, visit the HATG website.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (203) 869-1138, ext. 120.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 06/17/2020.

Open Until Further Notice: Agnes Morley Heights Senior Public Housing Waiting List

How To Apply to the Senior Public Housing Waiting List

The Housing Authority for the Town of Greenwich (HATG) waiting list for Senior (62+) Public Housing apartments at Agnes Morley Heights is currently open. Applications are being accepted from January 15, 2019, until further notice.

To apply during the opening period, print the application that is online here. Select the "Senior-Waiting-List-Application (PDF)" link under the section titled "The Senior Waiting List."

Once the paper application has been completed, it must be mailed to HATG 2019 Senior App, 249 Milbank Avenue, Greenwich, Connecticut, 06830.

This waiting list has the following preferences: Live, Work, or formerly live locally.

Applicants will be placed on the waiting list by random lottery, by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the HATG website.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (203) 869-1138.

Last Updated on 06/17/2020.

Open Until Further Notice: McKinney Terrace II Senior and Disabled Site Based Waiting List

How To Apply to the Other Senior and Disabled Waiting List

The Housing Authority for the Town of Greenwich (HATG) waiting list for Senior (55+) and Disabled Site Based apartments at McKinney Terrace II is currently open. Applications are being accepted since at least April, 2019, until further notice.

Please note: According to the HATG, "This is not a Low-Income Housing Program. Applicants must demonstrate the ability to pay the minimum rent."

To apply during the opening period, print the application that is online here. Select the "McKinney Terrace II Application (PDF)" link.

For more information, visit the HATG website.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via .

Last Updated on 06/17/2020.

Other Housing Authority of the Town of Greenwich Waiting Lists

Closed: Greenwich, Connecticut Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Housing Authority of the Town of Greenwich (HATG) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. It was last open for two days in May 2016. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

Greenwich, CT is about 45 miles southwest of New Haven, CT.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to download and print the application online.

Once the application was completed, it must have been mailed to the HATG by May 3, 2016. Pre-applications postmarked after this date were not accepted.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

Applicants were placed on the waiting list by random lottery.

For more information, visit the HAG website.

Last Updated on 04/23/2019.

Closed: Adams Gardens, Armstrong Court, and McKinney Terrace I State Moderate Family Waiting List

How To Apply to the Other Waiting List

The Housing Authority of the Town of Greenwich (HATG) waiting list for State Moderate Family apartments at Adams Gardens, Armstrong Court, and McKinney Terrace I is currently closed. Applications were last accepted from September 5, 2019, until May 8, 2020. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

Please note: According to the HATG, "The State Moderate Waiting List is a Moderate Income Housing Program."

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to print the application that was available online.

Once the application has been completed, it must have been mailed to the HATG:

This waiting list had the following preferences: Live or Work Full-time in Greenwich.

Each day, selected applicants was ordered by random lottery, and was placed on the waiting list after households who submitted their application on a previous day. For example, selected applications that are postmarked July 3, 2019 will be given a random order and become the first group of households on the waiting list. Selected applications that are postmarked July 4, 2019 will be given a random order, and then be placed in that order after households that were placed on the waiting list on July 3, 2019.

For more information, visit the HATG website.

Last Updated on 06/17/2020.

Closed: Quarry Knoll II Senior/Disabled Waiting List

How To Apply to the Other Senior and Disabled Waiting List

The Housing Authority for the Town of Greenwich (HATG) Senior/Disabled waiting list for apartments at The Quarry Knoll II is currently closed. It was last open in August, 2018. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

For more information, visit the HATG website here.

Last Updated on 04/23/2019.

Closed: Family Site Based Waiting List

How To Apply to the Other Waiting List

The Housing Authority for the Town of Greenwich (HATG) Family Site Based waiting list for apartments at Armstrong Court is currently closed. It was last open in December, 2017. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

For more information, visit the HATG website here.

Last Updated on 04/23/2019.

About Housing Authority of the Town of Greenwich

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

Representatives of Housing Authority of the Town of Greenwich may be available by phone at (203) 869-1138. 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 Greenwich 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 Greenwich Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Housing Authority of the Town of Greenwich manages 339 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 Non-Elderly Disabled
Vouchers 219 42 78
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $1,350 $1,398 $1,123
Monthly Cost $295,711 $58,726 $87,614

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

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 61 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 10 years and 11 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 18 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.5 persons and has a household income of $27,549 per year. 92% of households were very low income (VLI) and 70% were extremely low income (ELI). 59% of households had wages as a major source of income, 2% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 40% 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, 46% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 30% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 23% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 3% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

46% of households included children, 7% of which had two adults in the household. 41% of households with children have a female head of household. 81% of all households were headed by a female.

68% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 22% of all heads of households being Black and 2% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Housing Authority of the Town of Greenwich Housing Choice Voucher program, 13% include at least one person with a disability. 24% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 41% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

27% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 35% with 2 bedrooms and 38% with 3 or more bedrooms. 9% 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 Greenwich voucher holders in 2016 was $703 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $1,285. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $144.



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 Greenwich

CLOSED - AGNES MORLEY - Senior Disabled Waiting List

249 Milbank Avenue
Greenwich, Connecticut

Greenwich Close

10 Brookside Dr
Greenwich, Connecticut

CLOSED - Family Waiting List for Public Housing

Wilbur Peck Court
Greenwich, Connecticut

CLOSED - Armstrong Court

Armstrong Court
Greenwich, Connecticut