Canton Housing Authority

37 Riverside Dr.
Canton, St Lawrence County, New York 13617

Canton Housing Authority is a Public Housing Agency in Canton, New York that participates in the Public Housing program. As of December 5th, 2019, Canton Housing Authority has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

The Public Housing Waiting List is open indefinitely.

Canton Housing Authority serves Canton.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
Public Housing Open Until Further Notice

Open Canton Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Open Until Further Notice: Public Housing Waiting List

How To Apply to the Public Housing Waiting List

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.

About Canton Housing Authority

More information about Canton Housing Authority can be found on its website at

Representatives of Canton Housing Authority may be available by phone at (315) 386-8381. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

Canton Housing Authority does not participate in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program, so voucher holders cannot port to this housing authority. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.

Public Housing Operated by Canton Housing Authority

Diane P. Burns

37 Riverside Dr
Canton, NY

Chas. Smithers - Law Lane

41 Law Ln
Canton, NY