Naugatuck Housing Authority

16 Ida Street
Naugatuck, New Haven County, Connecticut 6770

Naugatuck Housing Authority is a housing authority that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs. As of September 22nd, 2021, Naugatuck Housing Authority has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

Naugatuck Housing Authority serves Naugatuck.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting List Status
Robert E. Hutt Congregate Open Until Further Notice
Naugatuck, Connecticut Housing Choice Voucher Closed
Oak Terrace Elderly/Disabled Closed
Lewis Circle Family Housing Closed
George B. Lewis Elderly Housing Closed

Open Naugatuck Housing Authority Waiting Lists

During the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, some waiting list openings may be postponed until further notice. Application methods may change, as well. Visit the housing authority's website for the latest on its current operations, if one is available. If there is no information online, you can contact the housing authority directly. Office operations may be different from usual, and 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: Robert E. Hutt Congregate Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The Naugatuck Housing Authority (NHA) Elderly waiting list for Studio apartments at Robert E. Hutt Congregate is currently open. Applications are being accepted since at least April, 2019, until further notice.

Please note: According to the NHA:

"Eligible Applicants: Elderly (62 or older) singles only eligible
Description: Studio apartment designed for one elderly person.
Included in rent are the following:

  • 1 meal per day (served mid-day in dining room, or delivered to your apartment)
  • Light housekeeping services 1x per week (dust, vacuum, wash floors & bathrooms)
  • 24/7 security guard on premises.
  • Utilities: Electric, heat & hot water included. Tenant pays cable, phone, etc."

To apply during the opening period, print the application available here. Scroll down to the "Listing files in 'Housing Authority'" section, and select the " Congregate (Robert E. Hutt) Application" link.

For more information, read the NHA public notice, or visit the NHA website.

Service Area

This waiting list is for rental assistance in Naugatuck, Connecticut.

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.

Last Updated on 03/29/2021.

Other Naugatuck Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Closed: Naugatuck, Connecticut Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The Naugatuck Housing Authority (NHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. Applications were last accepted from March 15, 2021 until March 19, 2021. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

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

Once the application was completed, it must have been postmarked between March 15, 2021 and March 19, 2021 and mailed to the Naugatuck Housing Authority.

The maximum income limits for each household size were as follows:

  • 1 Person $35,950 | 5 Persons $55,450
  • 2 Persons $41,050 | 6 Persons $59,550
  • 3 Persons $46,200 | 7 Persons $63,650
  • 4 Persons $51,300 | 8 Persons $67,750

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

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

For more information, visit the NHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the NHA on March 8, 2021.

Last Updated on 03/19/2021.

Closed: Oak Terrace Elderly/Disabled Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The Naugatuck Housing Authority (NHA) Elderly/Disabled waiting list for Studio and 1-Bedroom apartments at Oak Terrace is currently closed. It is not known when this waiting list was last open, or when it will reopen.

Please note: According to the NHA, "All applicants must be 62 years or older or disabled (receiving SSI)." The public notice also states, "1 bedroom for couples only."

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

For more information, visit the NHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the NHA on May 20, 2021.

Service Area

This waiting list is for rental assistance in Naugatuck, Connecticut.

Last Updated on 05/20/2021.

Closed: Lewis Circle Family Housing Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The Naugatuck Housing Authority (NHA) Family Housing waiting list for 2 and 3-Bedroom apartments at Lewis Circle is currently closed. It is not known when this waiting list was last open, or when it will reopen.

For more information, visit the NHA website.

Last Updated on 03/29/2021.

Closed: George B. Lewis Elderly Housing Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The Naugatuck Housing Authority (NHA) Elderly Housing waiting list for 1-Bedroom apartments at George B. Lewis Elderly Housing is currently closed. It is not known when this waiting list was last open, or when it will reopen.

Please note: According to the NHA, applicants "must be age 62 or older to apply."

For more information, visit the NHA website.

Service Area

This waiting list is for rental assistance in Naugatuck, Connecticut.

Last Updated on 03/29/2021.

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.

Office Hours

Open today from 8:00am to 4:00pm ET.

Day Hours
Monday 8:00am-4:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am-4:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am-4:00pm
Thursday 8:00am-4:00pm
Friday 8:00am-4:00pm
HCV Portability Status

As of 09/22/2021, 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 240 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of June 30th, 2021:

Standard Ported Out Non-Elderly Disabled
Vouchers 213 8 19
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $838 $993 $783
Monthly Cost $178,495 $7,945 $14,872

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