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Naugatuck Housing Authority

16 Ida Street
Naugatuck, New Haven County, Connecticut 6770

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

The Senior and Disabled Public Housing Waiting List is open indefinitely.

Naugatuck Housing Authority serves Naugatuck.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
Senior and Disabled Public Housing Open Until Further Notice
Naugatuck, Connecticut Housing Choice Voucher Closed

Open Naugatuck Housing Authority 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.

Naugatuck Housing Authority Website: http://www.naugatuck-ct.gov/content/115/360/751/2965.aspx.

Naugatuck Housing Authority Phone: (203) 729-8214.

Open Until Further Notice: Senior and Disabled 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Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.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 Senior and Disabled Public Housing Waiting List

The Naugatuck Housing Authority (NHA) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list applications for elderly (62+) single-person households at Robert E. Hutt Congregate. 

Please note: All other elderly/disabled waiting lists are currently closed.

There are three ways to apply:

  1. Pick up an application at the NHA office, located at 16 Ida St, Naugatuck, CT 06770.
  2. Call (203) 729-8214 to request an application be mailed to you.
  3. Download and print the application online here.

Once the application has been completed, it can be mailed or hand delivered to address above. 

Copies of the following documents are required with your application: Birth certificates, Social Security Sards, proof of income, and photo IDs for all adult household members.

This waiting list has the following preferences: Veteran, elderly, and disabled.

For more information, visit the NHA website, or call the office at (203) 729-8214.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (203)729-8214.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 03/22/2017.

Other Naugatuck Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Closed: Naugatuck, Connecticut Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Naugatuck Housing Authority (NHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. It was last open for five days in August 2015. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

Naugatuck, CT is about 15 miles north of New Haven, CT.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to download and print the application online. The application was available online only in English and Spanish.

Once the application was completed, it must have been mailed to the NHA, and postmarked between the opening dates.

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

Applicants who have been placed on the waiting list will be notified by mail by September 30, 2015.

For more information, visit the NHA website, or call the office at (203) 729-8214.

Last Updated on 03/22/2017.

About Naugatuck Housing Authority

More information about Naugatuck Housing Authority can be found on its website at http://www.naugatuck-ct.gov/content/115/360/751/2965.aspx.

Representatives of Naugatuck Housing Authority may be available by phone at (203) 729-8214. 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 Naugatuck 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 Naugatuck Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Naugatuck Housing Authority manages 239 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 214 3 19
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $779 $1,124 $674
Monthly Cost $166,687 $3,372 $12,812

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Naugatuck 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 23% having issued approximately 11 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 7 years and 9 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 14 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.6 persons and has a household income of $14,682 per year. 96% of households were very low income (VLI) and 76% were extremely low income (ELI). 39% 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 52% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

5% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 65% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 18% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 13% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 0% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

60% of households included children, 7% of which had two adults in the household. 56% of households with children have a female head of household. 90% of all households were headed by a female.

60% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 26% of all heads of households being Black and 3% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Naugatuck Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 13% include at least one person with a disability. 19% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 70% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

20% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 39% with 2 bedrooms and 41% with 3 or more bedrooms. 14% 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 Naugatuck Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $365 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $798. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $140.



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 Naugatuck Housing Authority

George B. Lewis II

71 Osborn Rd
Naugatuck, Connecticut

Lewis Circle

14 Lewis Cir
Naugatuck, Connecticut

Low Income Housing Managed by Naugatuck Housing Authority

George B. Lewis I

1013 Weid Dr
Naugatuck, Connecticut