Public Housing Waitlist: Open Now

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

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

Please note: The family waiting list is only open for two and three bedrooms.

The WHA offers one public housing community with 50 units for families and senior/disabled individuals.

There are two ways to apply:
1. Visit the WHA to pick up an application, located at 55 Waverley Ave., Watertown, MA 02472, during normal office hours.
2. Request an application be mailed to you by calling 617-923-3950 during normal office hours.

Once the application has been completed, it can be mailed or hand delivered to the address listed above.

Be sure to include copies of these documents with your application: birth certificates, social security cards, proof of all income, bank statements, and photo IDs for all adult household members.

No preferences were noted.

For more information, the WHA can be reached by calling 617-923-3950 during normal office hours.

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Public Housing for Senior and Disabled Waitlist: Open Now

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

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

Please note: The family waiting list is only open for two and three bedrooms.

The WHA offers one public housing community with 50 units for families and senior/disabled individuals.

There are two ways to apply:
1. Visit the WHA to pick up an application, located at 55 Waverley Ave., Watertown, MA 02472, during normal office hours.
2. Request an application be mailed to you by calling 617-923-3950 during normal office hours.

Once the application has been completed, it can be mailed or hand delivered to the address listed above.

Be sure to include copies of these documents with your application: birth certificates, social security cards, proof of all income, bank statements, and photo IDs for all adult household members.

No preferences were noted.

For more information, the WHA can be reached by calling 617-923-3950 during normal office hours.

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Watertown 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.

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

Affordable Apartments near Watertown Housing Authority

319 Arlington St
Coolidge School is a 38 unit low income housing apartment community in Watertown.
Apartments in this community are not rent subsidized. However, this apartment community has rents considered affordable for low income families in Watertown.
These affordable apartments have been funded by the following programs:
Low Income Housing Tax Credit
341 Mount Auburn St
Brigham House Elderly Project is a 64 unit low income housing apartment community in Watertown.
Apartments in this community are not rent subsidized. However, this apartment community has rents considered affordable for low income families in Watertown.
These affordable apartments have been funded by the following programs:
Low Income Housing Tax Credit HOME
455 Arsenal St
Arsenal Apartments is a 156 unit low income housing apartment community in Watertown.