Claremont Housing Authority

243 Broad Street
Claremont, Sullivan County, New Hampshire 3743

Claremont Housing Authority is a Public Housing Agency in Claremont, New Hampshire that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs. As of February 25th, 2020, Claremont Housing Authority has 2 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

The Claremont, New Hampshire Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is open indefinitely. The Marion L. Phillips Apartments, Public Housing Waiting List is open indefinitely.

Claremont Housing Authority serves Claremont.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
Claremont, New Hampshire Housing Choice Voucher Open Until Further Notice
Marion L. Phillips Apartments, Public Housing Open Until Further Notice

Open Claremont Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Open Until Further Notice: Claremont, New Hampshire Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Claremont Housing Authority (CHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently open. Applications are being accepted since at least September, 2019, until further notice.

There are two ways to apply during the opening period:

  1. Complete the online application here.
  2. Open and print the application online here. Select the "Click Here to print out this application" link.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

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

For more information, visit the CHA website.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (603) 542-6411.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 11/08/2019.

Open Until Further Notice: Marion L. Phillips Apartments, Public Housing Waiting List

How To Apply to the Public Housing Waiting List

The Claremont Housing Authority (CHA) waiting list for Public Housing apartments at Marion L. Phillips is currently open. Applications are being accepted since at least September 1, 2019, until further notice.

There are two ways to apply during the opening period:

  1. Complete the online application here.
  2. Open and print the application online here. Select the "Click Here to print out this application" link.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

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

For more information, visit the CHA website.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (603) 542-6411.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 11/08/2019.

About Claremont Housing Authority

More information about Claremont Housing Authority can be found on its website at http://www.claremontha.org/.

Representatives of Claremont Housing Authority may be available by phone at (603) 542-6411. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 02/25/2020, it is not known if Claremont 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.


About the Claremont Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Claremont Housing Authority manages 125 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of September 30th, 2019:

Standard Ported Out
Vouchers 124 1
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $527 $214
Monthly Cost $65,398 $214

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Claremont Housing Authority

Waiting List and Tenancy

According to the 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households database, the housing authority's voucher program has an annual turnover of 5% having issued approximately 23 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 8 years and 3 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 27 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2 persons and has a household income of $12,063 per year. 100% of households were very low income (VLI) and 78% were extremely low income (ELI). 15% of households had wages as a major source of income, 1% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 78% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

-1% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 54% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 30% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 16% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 2% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

39% of households included children, 3% of which had two adults in the household. 34% of households with children have a female head of household. 66% of all households were headed by a female.

3% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 3% of all heads of households being Black and -1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Claremont Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 42% include at least one person with a disability. 67% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 67% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

45% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 32% with 2 bedrooms and 23% with 3 or more bedrooms. 9% of voucher recipients are considered overhoused, meaning they occupy a rental unit larger than their family size requires.

Rent, Assistance, and Utility Allowances

The average monthly tenant contribution to rent by Claremont Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $357 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $700. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $104.



1. This Picture of Subsidized Households data field is the average wait time of those who received a voucher in the preceding 12 months. Due to special voucher programs like VASH, recent waiting list purges, or waiting list preferences the average wait time can vary significantly from one year to the next and it is entirely possible many current applicants on the waiting list have been waiting for assistance for far longer.


Public Housing Apartments Operated by Claremont Housing Authority

Marion Phillips Apartments

243 Broad St
Claremont, New Hampshire