Canton Housing Authority

Waiting Lists

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Open: Canton Housing Authority Public Housing

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Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.

The Canton Housing Authority is currently accepting public housing waiting list applications for families and senior/disabled individuals.

This housing authority offers four apartment communities:
1. Diane P. Burns is a senior/disabled apartment community, that offers 91 units ranging from studio's to two bedroom apartments.
2. Wilfred G. Lytle Building is a senior/disabled apartment community that offers one bedroom apartments.
3. Law Lane Senior Building is a senior/disabled apartment community that offers 20 units with one bedroom apartments.
4. Law Lane is a family apartment community that offers 54 units ranging from 2 to 3 bedroom apartments.

There are three ways to apply for public housing:
1. Request an application be mailed to you by calling 315-386-8381, during normal office hours.
2. Download an application here, to be printed and completed.
3. Visit the housing authority office to pick up an application, located at 37 Riverside Dr., Canton, NY 13617, Monday-Friday, between the hours of 9:00am and 4:00pm.

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

This housing authority does have a preference point system that may improve your spot on the waiting list: elderly.

More information can be found by visiting the housing authority website at
Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (315)386-8381.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 05/22/2015.

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About Canton Housing Authority

37 Riverside Drive, Canton, NY | Visit Website | (315) 386-8381

Canton Housing Authority provides affordable housing for up to 170 low and moderate income households through its Public Housing program..

Housing Authority Jurisdiction

Low-income housing managed by Canton Housing Authority is located in Canton, NY.

Households with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher managed by this housing authority must rent within its jurisdiction.