Poughkeepsie Housing Authority

Waiting Lists

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Open: Poughkeepsie 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Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.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 Poughkeepsie Housing Authority is currently accepting public housing waiting list applications for families and senior/disabled individuals.

This housing authority offers five apartment communities, ranging from 1 to 5 bedrooms.

There are two ways to apply for public housing:
1. Stop by the housing authority office to pick up an application, located at 4 Howard St., Poughkeepsie, NY 12601, during normal office hours.
2. Download the application here, then print and complete it.

Once the application has been completed, it can be mailed or hand delivered to the address listed above.  Be sure to include copies of these documents with your application: birth certificates, social security cards, proof of all income, proof of address, proof that all children are registered in school, and photo IDs. On the first page of the application you will find a complete list of everything that is needed.

This housing authority does have a preference point system that may improve your spot on the waiting list: living and/or working in Poughkeepsie.

More information can be found by visiting the housing authority website at http://www.poughkeepsiehousingauthority.org/, or they can be reached with any questions you may have by calling 845-485-8862, 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 (845)485-8862.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 05/22/2015.

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About Poughkeepsie Housing Authority

4 Howard Street, Poughkeepsie, NY | Visit Website | (845) 485-8862

Poughkeepsie Housing Authority provides affordable housing for up to 507 low and moderate income households through its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) and Public Housing programs..

In addition, Poughkeepsie Housing Authority offers other programs for eligible households, including:

  • Family Self-Sufficiency
  • Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH)

Housing Authority Jurisdiction

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

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