Learn more about Holyoke Housing Authority.
This housing authority participates in the Massachusetts Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Centralized Waiting List, which is a partnership between most of the housing authorities in Massachusetts. Applicants submit one application to apply to a centralized waiting list. Selected applicants will be placed on the centralized waiting list, and will be under consideration for every participating housing authority.
The Massachusetts Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Centralized Waiting List is currently open.
The Massachusetts Centralized waiting list will accept applications from January 6, 2003, until further notice.
There are three ways to apply during the opening period:
Once the paper application has been completed, it can be mailed or hand delivered to any participating housing authority. Participating housing authority address information can be found here.
The waiting list will be sorted differently by each housing authority according to its own preferences.
Participating housing authorities may have any of the following preferences: Activated military personnel to Persian Gulf; Board of Health condemnation; Disabled; Displaced by hate crime or reprisal, Displaced by landlord non-renewal; Displaced by natural disaster; Displaced by public action; Displaced by domestic violence; Elderly (62+); Near elderly (55+); Extremely low income; Health disability affecting housing need; Homeless; Participant in Metro Program in Wayland school; Rent burdened 50% of income; Rent burdened 40% of income; one-person family; substandard housing; tenants of Project-Based units; clients for Project-Based units; Veteran; Working. Further explanation of each preference can be found here.
Selected applicants will be placed on the waiting list by date and time the application has been received, by order of preferences.
Sources: This information was verified by the Massachusetts Centralized page on December 28, 2022.
Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via 1-877-868-0040.
Last Updated on 08/08/2023.
Please Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.
The Holyoke Housing Authority (HHA) HUD Public Housing waiting list is currently open, since at least January 4, 2019, until further notice.
There are two ways to apply:
Once the application has been completed, it can be mailed or hand delivered to the address listed above. No documents are needed at this time.
This waiting list has the following preferences: Veteran, working, live and/or work in Holyoke, homeless due to displacement by natural forces, displaced by government action, or victim of domestic violence.
For more information, visit the HHA Public Housing page here.
Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (413) 539-2220.
Last Updated on 01/04/2019.
The Holyoke Housing Authority (HHA) State Public Housing waiting list is currently closed. It was last open for five days in January, 2019. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.
To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to download and print the application online.
This waiting list had the following preferences: Veterans, Live, Work, or Attend School Locally, Referred by another Assistance Program (Living in housing subsidized by the Massachusetts Alternative Voucher Program (MAVP).
Selected applicants were placed on the waiting list by random lottery, by order of preferences.
For more information, visit the HHA website here.
Last Updated on 03/09/2019.
Holyoke Housing Authority provides affordable housing for up to 2,487 low and moderate income households through its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) and Public Housing programs..
In addition, Holyoke Housing Authority offers other programs for eligible households, including:
Low-income housing managed by Holyoke Housing Authority is located in Holyoke, MA.
Households with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher managed by this housing authority must rent within its jurisdiction.