Middletown Housing Authority

40 Broad Street
Middletown, Middlesex County, Connecticut 6457

Middletown Housing Authority is a Public Housing Agency in Middletown, Connecticut that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs.

Middletown Housing Authority serves Middletown.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
Middledown, Connecticut Housing Choice Voucher Closed
Public Housing Unknown

Other Middletown Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Closed: Middledown, Connecticut Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Middletown Housing Authority (MHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. Pre-applications were last accepted from September 11, 2019, until September 12, 2019. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

There were two ways to apply during the opening period: 

  1. Open and print the online pre-application in English, or in Spanish.
  2. Pick up a pre-application from the MHA.

Once the application has been completed, it must be postmarked and mailed to the MHA. Only pre-applications postmarked September 11, 2019 through September 12, 2019 and received by September 23, 2019 were accepted.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

800 applicants were placed on the waiting list by random lottery, weighed by order of preferences. 

According to MHA, "Applicants will be notified only if they are selected. If you have not received notification by November 15, 2019 then you have not been selected for the Wait List. No walk in, phone, fax, email or voice mail pre-applications will be accepted."

For more information, visit the MHA website.

Last Updated on 09/12/2019.

Unknown: Public Housing Waiting List

How To Apply to the Public Housing Waiting List

The status of this waiting list is unknown. If you have information regarding this waiting list contact us.

Last Updated on 09/10/2019.

About Middletown Housing Authority

More information about Middletown Housing Authority can be found on its website at http://www.middletownha.org/.

Representatives of Middletown Housing Authority may be available by phone at (860) 346-8671. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 11/17/2019, it is not known if Middletown Housing Authority 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 Middletown Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the most recent VMS report, Middletown Housing Authority manages 827 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

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

Standard Tenant Protection Ported Out Non-Elderly Disabled
Vouchers 664 60 55 48
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $789 $623 $1,005 $668
Monthly Cost $523,715 $37,353 $55,288 $32,053

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Middletown Housing Authority

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 11% having issued approximately 72 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 7 years and 6 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 38 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.1 persons and has a household income of $15,587 per year. 97% of households were very low income (VLI) and 78% were extremely low income (ELI). 33% of households had wages as a major source of income, 4% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 57% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

2% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 54% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 25% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 19% 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.

45% of households included children, 2% of which had two adults in the household. 41% of households with children have a female head of household. 79% of all households were headed by a female.

53% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 32% of all heads of households being Black and 1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Middletown Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 20% include at least one person with a disability. 36% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 39% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

36% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 42% with 2 bedrooms and 22% with 3 or more bedrooms. 11% 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 Middletown Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $390 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $741. 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 Operated by Middletown Housing Authority

Sbona Towers

40 Broad St
Middletown, CT