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Concord Housing and Redevelopment

23 Green Street
Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire 3301

Concord Housing and Redevelopment is a housing authority that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs. As of February 27th, 2021, Concord Housing and Redevelopment has 2 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

Concord Housing and Redevelopment serves Concord.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting List Status
Concord Housing & Redevelopment Housing Choice Voucher Open Until Further Notice
Concord Housing and Redevelopment Public Housing Open Until Further Notice

Open Concord Housing and Redevelopment Waiting Lists

Due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, some waiting list openings may be postponed until further notice. Visit the housing authority's website for the latest on its current operations, if one is available. If there is no information online, contact the housing authority directly. Due to a high volume of calls and modified office hours in most areas, it may take days or weeks to get a response.

Concord Housing and Redevelopment Website: http://www.concordha.com/.

Concord Housing and Redevelopment Phone: (603) 224-4059.

Open Until Further Notice: Concord Housing & Redevelopment Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

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Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.

How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

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. Fill out the online application here

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.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via 603-224-4059.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 06/28/2018.

Open Until Further Notice: Public Housing Waiting List

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Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.

How To Apply to the Public Housing Waiting List

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.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (603)224-4059.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 06/19/2015.

About Concord Housing and Redevelopment

More information about Concord Housing and Redevelopment can be found on its website at http://www.concordha.com/.

Representatives of Concord Housing and Redevelopment may be available by phone at (603) 224-4059. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 02/27/2021, it is not known if Concord Housing and Redevelopment 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 Concord Housing and Redevelopment Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Concord Housing and Redevelopment manages 242 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of December 31st, 2019:

Standard Homeownership Tenant Protection Ported Out
Vouchers 224 1 15 2
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $575 $783 $792 $768
Monthly Cost $128,877 $783 $11,875 $1,535

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Concord Housing and 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 and 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 and 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 Apartments Operated by Concord Housing and Redevelopment

Crutchfield Apartments

15 Pitman St
Concord, New Hampshire

Wm Haller Apartments

1 Jennings Dr
Concord, New Hampshire