About Concord Housing & Redevelopment

The Concord Housing & Redevelopment is a Section 8 and Public Housing public housing agency in Concord, New Hampshire.

The Concord Housing & Redevelopment serves Concord.

Concord Housing & Redevelopment Waiting Lists

Public Housing Waiting List: Open Now

The Concord Housing Authority (CHA) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list applications for families and senior/disabled individuals.

The CHA offers two Public Housing communities with 262 units for families and senior/disabled individuals.

There are two ways to apply:
1. Visit the CHA to pick up an application, located at 23 Green St., Concord, NH 03301, during normal office hours.
2. Download the application here, then print and complete.

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.

The CHA does have a preference for applicants the live and/or work in Concord.

More information can be found by visiting the CHA website at http://www.concordha.com, or by calling 603-224-4059 during normal office hours.

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Last Updated on 06/19/2015.

Concord Housing & Redevelopment Section 8 HCV Waiting List : Open Indefinitely

Concord Housing & Redevelopment (CHR) is currently accepting Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list applications. This waiting list is open indefinitely.

Please note: The current wait time for a voucher is approximately five years.

There are two ways to apply:
1. Visit CHR to pick up an application, located at 23 Green St., Concord, NH 03301 during normal office hours.
2. Download the application here, then print and complete.

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.

CHR does have a preference for applicants the live and/or work in Concord.

More information can be found by visiting the CHR website at http://www.concordha.com, or by calling 603-224-4059 during normal office hours.

Last Updated on 12/19/2016.


About the Concord Housing & Redevelopment Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of March 31st, 2016 the Concord Housing & Redevelopment manages 260 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each:

Standard Homeownership Tenant Protection
Vouchers 243 2 15
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $548 $460 $717
Monthly Cost $133,258 $919 $10,754

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Concord Housing & Redevelopment

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 13% having issued approximately 21 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 7 years and 7 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 47 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.2 persons and has a household income of $18,736 per year. 92% of households were very low income (VLI) and 61% were extremely low income (ELI). 31% of households had wages as a major source of income, 2% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 65% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

0% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 48% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 21% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 31% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 4% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

36% of households included children, 12% of which had two adults in the household. 25% of households with children have a female head of household. 69% of all households were headed by a female.

18% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 13% of all heads of households being Black and 0% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Concord Housing & Redevelopment Housing Choice Voucher program, 27% include at least one person with a disability. 53% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 54% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

41% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 32% with 2 bedrooms and 25% with 3 or more bedrooms. 13% 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 Concord Housing & Redevelopment voucher holders in 2016 was $460 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $702. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $126.



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 Operated by Concord Housing & Redevelopment

15 Pitman St
Crutchfield Apartments is a 203 unit low income housing apartment community in Concord.
1 Jennings Dr
Wm Haller Apartments is a 59 unit low income housing apartment community in Concord.
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Affordable Apartments near Concord Housing & Redevelopment

Eagles Bluff
Eagles Bluff Residences is a low income housing apartment community that provides 2-3 bedroom apartments for rent in Concord. Rents at Eagles Bluff Residences are $1,014-1,250.
83 Washington Street
Briar Pipe Apartments is a 77 unit low income housing apartment community in Concord.
Some or all apartments in this community are rent subsidized, which means rent is income based.
Project-Based Section 8 Project Based Rental Assistance
15 Concord Gdns
Concord Gardens is a 150 unit low income housing apartment community in Concord.
Some or all apartments in this community are rent subsidized, which means rent is income based.
Project-Based Section 8 Project Based Rental Assistance