Pittsfield Housing Authority

Waiting Lists

Learn more about Pittsfield Housing Authority.

Open: Massachusetts Housing Choice Voucher Centralized

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:

  1. Complete the online application available here
  2. Download and print the application online. Select the link titled "Preliminary Application" in your native language.
  3. Contact a participating housing authority request an application by mail. Participating housing authority contact information can be found here.

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.

Income limit 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.

For more information, visit the website here, or contact a participating housing authority listed here.

Sources: This information was verified by the Massachusetts Centralized page on December 28, 2022.

Reasonable Accommodation

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.

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Open: Christopher Arms, Dower Square, Jubilee Apartments, McGill Court, and Wilson Park Family Public Housing

Please Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.

The Pittsfield Housing Authority (PHA) Family Public Housing waiting list for apartments at Christopher Arms, Dower Square, Jubilee Apartments, McGill Court, and Wilson Park is currently open. Applications are being accepted from January 22, 2021, until further notice.

Application method has not yet been confirmed.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

It is not known how applicants will be placed on the waiting list.

For more information, visit the PHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the PHA on February 26, 2021.

Service Area

This waiting list is for Public Housing rental assistance in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. Apartments offered through this waiting list are only located within this service area.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (413) 443-5936.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 03/29/2022.

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Open: Columbia Arms, Francis Plaza, Providence Court, Rose Manor, and Wahconah Heights Senior / Disabled Public Housing

Please Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.

The Pittsfield Housing Authority (PHA) Elderly and Disabled Public Housing waiting list for apartments at Columbia Arms, Francis Plaza, Providence Court, Rose Manor, and  Wahconah Heights is currently open. Applications are being accepted from January 22, 2021, until further notice.

Application method has not yet been confirmed.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

It is not known how applicants will be placed on the waiting list.

For more information, visit the PHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the PHA on February 26, 2021.

Service Area

This waiting list is for Senior and Disabled Public Housing rental assistance in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. Apartments offered through this waiting list are only located within this service area.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (413) 443-5936.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 03/25/2021.

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Open: Federal Program

Please Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.

The Pittsfield Housing Authority (PHA) Federal Program waiting list for 2, 3, 4 and 5-Bedroom apartments is currently open

The PHA is accepting applications for this waiting list as of February, 2022, until further notice.

Please note: The housing program has not yet been confirmed for this waiting list. "Federal Program" is a generic term.

To apply during the opening period, call the applications processor at (413) 443-5936, ext. 9011.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

It is not known how applicants will be placed on the waiting list.

For more information, visit the PHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the PHA on February 17, 2022.

Service Area

This waiting list is for Other rental assistance in Pittsfield, Massachusetts.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (413) 443-5936.

Last Updated on 02/18/2022.

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About Pittsfield Housing Authority

65 Columbus Avenue, Pittsfield, MA | Visit Website | (413) 443-5936

Pittsfield Housing Authority provides affordable housing for up to 744 low and moderate income households through its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) and Public Housing programs..

Housing Authority Jurisdiction

Low-income housing managed by Pittsfield Housing Authority is located in Pittsfield, MA.

Households with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher managed by this housing authority must rent within its jurisdiction.