About Middletown Housing Authority

The Middletown Housing Authority is a Section 8 and Public Housing public housing agency in Middletown, Connecticut.

The Middletown Housing Authority serves Middletown.

Middletown Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Public Housing Waiting List: Open Now

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

This housing authority offers three communities for families and senior/disabled individuals, located throughout Middletown.

There are three ways to apply for public housing:
1. Request an application be emailed to you by emailing the office at karen@middletownha.org.
2. Request an application be mailed to you by calling the housing authority at 860-346-8671.
3. Visit the housing authority office to pick up an application, located at 40 Broad St., Middletown, CT 06457, during normal office hours.

Once you have completed the application, it can be emailed, mailed, or hand delivered to the addresses. If you are emailing or mailing the application please call the housing authority at 860-346-8671, during normal office hours to set up your interview. Be sure to include these items with your application: birth certificates, social security cards, proof of income, and photo IDs for all adult household members.

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

More information can be found by visiting the housing authority website at www.middletownha.org, or they can be reached with any questions you may have by calling 860-346-8671, during normal office hours.

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Last Updated on 05/22/2015.

Middletown Housing Authority Section 8 HCV Waiting List : Closed

The Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list for Middletown Housing Authority is currently closed and not accepting new applications.

Last Updated on 07/20/2015.


About the Middletown Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of March 31st, 2016 the Middletown Housing Authority manages 843 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 673 71 50 49
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $751 $589 $817 $660
Monthly Cost $505,466 $41,819 $40,869 $32,360

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.


Affordable Apartments near Middletown Housing Authority

65 Church Street
South Green Apartments is a 125 unit low income housing apartment community that provides 1-2 bedroom apartments for rent in Middletown.
Some or all apartments in this community are rent subsidized, which means rent is income based.
Project-Based Section 8 Project Based Rental Assistance
628 Congdon St W
Luther Ridge at Middletown is a 45 unit low income housing apartment community in Middletown.
Some or all apartments in this community are rent subsidized, which means rent is income based.
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly Project Based Rental Assistance Senior (62+) Accessible Units
220 Newfield St
Newfield Towers is a 100 unit low income housing apartment community in Middletown.
Some or all apartments in this community are rent subsidized, which means rent is income based.
Project-Based Section 8 Project Based Rental Assistance