Public Housing Waitlist: Open Now

This information was last updated on June 19th, 2015.

The Taunton Housing Authority (THA) is currently accepting public housing waiting list applications for families and senior/disabled individuals.

The THA offers five public housing communities with 553 units for families and senior/disabled individuals.

There are two ways to apply:
1. Visit the THA to pick up an application, located at 30 Olney St., Taunton, MA 02780, during normal office hours.
2. Download an application here, then print and complete.

Once the application has been completed, it can be mailed or hand delivered to the address listed above. Be sure to include verification of any preferences being claimed.

The THA does have a preference point system that may improve your spot on the waiting list: displaced by natural forces, displaced by public action, displaced by government action, victim of domestic violence, or a veteran.

More information can be found by visiting the THA website at http://www.tauntonhousing.com, or by calling 508-823-6308 during normal office hours.

Summary

  • What: Taunton Housing Authority Public Housing Opening
  • How To Apply:
  • Preferences For: Those Displaced by Natural Disaster. Victims of Domestic Violence. Veterans. The Homeless. Those Displaced by Government Action.

  • A waiting list with preferences means that applicants who qualify for the preferences will receive assistance before applicants who do not. Because of the preferences, applicants who do not qualify may have a longer wait to receive assistance. Learn More About Preferences.

Public Housing for Senior and Disabled Waitlist: Open Now

This information was last updated on June 19th, 2015.

The Taunton Housing Authority (THA) is currently accepting public housing waiting list applications for families and senior/disabled individuals.

The THA offers five public housing communities with 553 units for families and senior/disabled individuals.

There are two ways to apply:
1. Visit the THA to pick up an application, located at 30 Olney St., Taunton, MA 02780, during normal office hours.
2. Download an application here, then print and complete.

Once the application has been completed, it can be mailed or hand delivered to the address listed above. Be sure to include verification of any preferences being claimed.

The THA does have a preference point system that may improve your spot on the waiting list: displaced by natural forces, displaced by public action, displaced by government action, victim of domestic violence, or a veteran.

More information can be found by visiting the THA website at http://www.tauntonhousing.com, or by calling 508-823-6308 during normal office hours.

Summary

  • What: Taunton Housing Authority Public Housing for Senior and Disabled Opening
  • How To Apply:
  • Preferences For: Those Displaced by Natural Disaster. Victims of Domestic Violence. Veterans. The Homeless. Those Displaced by Government Action.

  • A waiting list with preferences means that applicants who qualify for the preferences will receive assistance before applicants who do not. Because of the preferences, applicants who do not qualify may have a longer wait to receive assistance. Learn More About Preferences.

Taunton Housing Authority Section 8 HCV Waiting List : Open Indefinitely

This information was last updated on June 3rd, 2016.

Please note: The Massachusetts Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Centralized Waiting List manages a single waiting list for 93 housing authorities in Massachusetts. A list of all participating housing authorities can be found here.
The Massachusetts Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Centralized Waiting List (MS8HCVCWL) is currently open. This waiting list opened in January 2003, and is open indefinitely.

There are three ways to apply:
 
  1. Complete the online pre-application here
  2. Download and print the pre-application online. The pre-application is available in seven different languages: EnglishChineseHaitian CreolePortugueseRussianSpanishVietnamese.
  3. Contact the participating housing authority in your area of interest to request a pre-application be mailed to you. Participating housing authority contact information can be found here.
Disabled applicants who require reasonable accommodation to complete the pre-application can call any participating housing authority. Participating housing authority contact information has been provided above.

Once the paper pre-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 following preferences have been identified: 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, domestic violence, elderly (62+), near elderly (55+), extremely low income, health conditions disability affecting housing ned, homeless, participant in Metro Program in Wayland school, rent burdened, single person, substandard housing, tenants of Project-Based untits, clients for Project-Based units, veteran, working. Further explanation of each preference can be found here.

Please note: Once the application has been submitted, it will be included on the centralized waiting list, and will be under consideration for every participating housing authority. Because of this, there is no need to apply to multiple participating housing authorities, and only one application will be accepted.

Important note: Applicants who have been placed on the waiting list must inform the housing authority immediately if your application information changes (such as contact information, income, and household members). In the case that the office sends a notice that does not get returned, or if application information is out of date, your name may be terminated from the waiting list. Contact the housing authority to find out how to update application information.

For more information, visit the MS8HCVCWL website, call the office at 1 (877) 868-0400, or call the office of the housing authority in your area of interest.

Public Housing Operated by Taunton Housing Authority

30 Olney St
Taunton is a 103 unit low income housing apartment community in Taunton.
Some apartments in this community are rent subsidized, which means rent is income based.
These affordable apartments have been funded by the following programs:
Project-Based Section 8 Public Housing
150 Oak St
Ardmore Apartments is a 70 unit low income housing apartment community in Taunton.
Some apartments in this community are rent subsidized, which means rent is income based.
These affordable apartments have been funded by the following programs:
Public Housing

Taunton Housing Authority serves the following locations in the state of Massachusetts:

Affordable Apartments near Taunton Housing Authority

30 Washington St
Mill Pond Apartments is a 49 unit low income housing apartment community in Taunton.
Some apartments in this community are rent subsidized, which means rent is income based.
These affordable apartments have been funded by the following programs:
Project-Based Section 8
31 School St
School Street is a 75 unit low income housing apartment community in Taunton.
Some apartments in this community are rent subsidized, which means rent is income based.
These affordable apartments have been funded by the following programs:
Project-Based Section 8
840 County St
Tauton Woods is a 120 unit low income housing apartment community in Taunton.
Apartments in this community are not rent subsidized. However, this apartment community has rents considered affordable for low income families in Taunton.
These affordable apartments have been funded by the following programs:
Low Income Housing Tax Credit