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Winchester Housing Authority

80 Chestnut Street
Winsted, Litchfield County, Connecticut 6098

Winchester 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, Winchester Housing Authority has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

The Public Housing Waiting List is open indefinitely.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
Public Housing Open Until Further Notice

Open Winchester 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.

Winchester Housing Authority Phone: (860) 379-4573.

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Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.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

As of July 2017, the Winchester Housing Authority (WHA) is currently accepting public housing waiting list applications for senior/disabled individuals.

To apply: Call the WHA office at (890) 379-4573, choose option 4, and speak with Bernadette (or leave a message that includes a name and address) in order to receive an application.

Once the application has been completed, it must be hand delivered or mailed to the WHA office, located at 80 Chestnut St., Winsted, CT 06098. Be sure to include copies of these documents with the application: birth certificate, social security card, proof of income, and photo IDs for all adult household members.

This waiting list has the following preferences: a local resident, or a veteran.

For more information, visit the WHA website, or call the office at (860) 379-4573.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (860)379-4573.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 07/13/2017.

About Winchester Housing Authority

Representatives of Winchester Housing Authority may be available by phone at (860) 379-4573. 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 Winchester 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.


Public Housing Apartments Operated by Winchester Housing Authority

Chestnut Grove Apartments

80 Chestnut St
Winsted, Connecticut

Greenwoods Garden

7 Greenwoods Ave
Winsted, Connecticut