About Naugatuck Housing Authority

The Naugatuck Housing Authority is a Section 8 and Public Housing Public Housing Agency in Naugatuck, Connecticut.

The Naugatuck Housing Authority serves Naugatuck.

Naugatuck Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Public Housing for Senior and Disabled Waiting List: Open Indefinitely

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.

Last Updated on 03/22/2017.

Naugatuck, Connecticut Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List: Closed

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 the Naugatuck Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the most recent VMS report, Naugatuck Housing Authority manages 249 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

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

Standard Ported Out Non-Elderly Disabled
Vouchers 223 8 18
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $698 $1,045 $658
Monthly Cost $155,590 $8,362 $11,835

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.


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