Seymour Housing Authority

This housing agency serves Seymour, Connecticut.

Waiting List
Closed: State Moderate Rental Program Other Waiting List Learn More
Open Until Further Notice: Seymour Housing Authority Senior Public Housing Waiting List Learn More
Open Until Further Notice: Assisted Living Other Senior Waiting List Learn More

Closed: State Moderate Rental Program Other Waiting List

The Seymour Housing Authority (SHA) State Moderate Rental Program waiting list is currently closed. It was last open from July until September, 2019. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

Please note: The SHA State Moderate Rental Program offers 2 and 3-Bedroom units at Brothers Court, Chamberlin Road, and Seymour Avenue. 

There were three ways to apply during the opening period:

  1. Download and print the application online.
  2. Call to request an application by mail.
  3. Pick up an application at the SHA Office.

Once the application was completed, it must have been postmarked by September 30, 2019; and mailed to the Seymour Housing Authority.

There were no preferences.

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

The random lottery will be held on November 5, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. in the Main Lobby of The Seymour Housing Authority, located at the address above.

For more information, visit the SHA Family Housing page, or the SHA website.

Open Until Further Notice: Seymour Housing Authority Senior Public Housing Waiting List

The Seymour Housing Authority (SHA) Elderly Public Housing waiting list is currently open, since at least June, 2019, until further notice. Waiting lists for a specific community or bedroom size may be closed.

Please note:

  • The SHA Elderly Public Housing program offers 0 and 1-Bedroom units at Callahan House, and Norman Ray House.
  • The SHA does not offer a Family Public Housing program.

To apply, download and print the application online. Scroll down to the "Applications" section, and select the application packet link.

Once the application has been completed, it must be mailed to:

The Seymour Housing Authority28 Smith StreetSeymour, CT 06483 

Income limit information can be found here.

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

For more information, visit the SHA Elderly Housing page, or the SHA website.

Open Until Further Notice: Assisted Living Other Senior Waiting List

The Seymour Housing Authority (SHA) Assisted Living waiting list is currently open, since at least June, 2019, until further notice. Waiting lists for a specific community or bedroom size may be closed.

Please note:

  • The SHA Assisted Living program offers 1-Bedroom units at Smithfield Gardens Assisted Living.
  • According to the SHA, "To qualify for the assisted living community, you must be at least age 65 and require assistance with at least one activity of daily living (i.e. medication management, showering, meal preparation)."
  • Smithfield Gardens Assisted Living is mix-financed by the State of CT Assisted Living Demonstration PILOT program and the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit program.

There are two ways to apply:

  1. Download and print the application online. Scroll down to the "Applications" section, and select the application packet link.
  2. Submit the contact form here to request an application by mail.

Once the application has been completed, it must be mailed to:

The Seymour Housing Authority28 Smith StreetSeymour, CT 06483 

Income limit information can be found here.

For more information, visit the SHA Assisted Living page, or the SHA website.

About The Agency

Seymour Housing Authority provides affordable housing for up to 120 low- and moderate-income households through its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher programs.

32 Smith Street, Seymour, CT

Visit Website(203) 888-4579

Section 8 Application Checklist

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Keep track of everything you need to apply for a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher in this printable checklist created by Affordable Housing Online

How large is the Seymour Housing Authority?

Seymour Housing Authority serves 118 low-income households. The agency manages 0 Housing Choice Vouchers and 118 public housing units.

What are the incomes of residents served by the Seymour Housing Authority?

Extremely low-income (ELI) renters, earning less than 30% of Area Median Income (AMI), make up 86 percent of households served by Seymour Housing Authority. Very low-income renters earn less than 50% AMI, and are 98 percent of Seymour Housing Authority households.

How many Seymour Housing Authority residents are employed?

Working adults head 4 households and make up 4 percent of households served by Seymour Housing Authority.

How many female-headed renter households are served by the Seymour Housing Authority?

There are 64 female-headed renter households living in Seymour Housing Authority housing. Households headed by females are 55% of those served by the Seymour Housing Authority.

What racial and ethnic groups are found among Seymour Housing Authority renters?

Black 9
Asian-Pacific Islander 1
White 99
Hispanic 9

How many senior-headed renter households are served by Seymour Housing Authority?

There are 83 households headed by seniors served by the Seymour Housing Authority. Senior households are 71% of households in Seymour Housing Authority housing.

How many households headed by persons with disabilities live in Seymour Housing Authority housing?

There are 67 persons with disabilities living in Seymour Housing Authority housing. Persons with disabilities are the head of 57% of households served by the Seymour Housing Authority.

How does HUD rate the performance of the Seymour Housing Authority?

The Seymour Housing Authority is rated as a standard performer by HUD.

HUD rates the performance of Public Housing Agencies. The department looks at physical condition of properties, financial condition, management operations, and use of Public Housing Capital Funds for improvements.

Public Housing Communities Managed by Seymour Housing Authority

Norman Ray House

133 Walnut St, Seymour, Connecticut 06483

Rev Albert A. Callahan

32 Smith St, Seymour, Connecticut 06483