The City of Beacon Housing Authority

This housing agency serves Beacon, Fishkill, Wappingers Falls, New York.

Waiting List
Open Until Further Notice: Tompkins Terrace Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Open Until Further Notice: The City of Beacon Housing Authority Public Housing Waiting List Learn More

Open Until Further Notice: Tompkins Terrace Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

This waiting list is for Section 8 Project-Based Voucher rental housing assistance in Beacon, New York.

The City of Beacon Housing Authority (CBHA) is accepting Section 8 Project Based Voucher waiting list applications for Tomkins Terrace apartments from October 2, 2023 at 9:00 am ET, until further notice.

This waiting list is for the following property:

  • Tompkins Terrace- located at 194 Tompkins Ave, Beacon, NY 12508. Offering Studio, 1, 2, 3 and 4-bedroom units.

There are two ways to apply while the waitlist is open:

  1. Pick up an application at the CBHA main office, located at 1 Forrestal Heights, Beacon, NY 12508.
  2. Email reception@beaconhousing.org to request an application.

Once the paper application is completed, it must be either:

  1. Mailed to the CBHA main office, address mentioned above.
  2. Drop off at the CBHA lockbox, address mentioned above.

The maximum income limits for each household size are as follows:

  • 1 Person $41,650 | 5 Persons $64,300
  • 2 Persons $47,600 | 6 Persons $69,050
  • 3 Persons $53,550 | 7 Person $73,800
  • 4 Persons $59,500 | 8 Persons $78,550

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

It is not yet known how selected applicants will be placed on the waiting list, by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the CBHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the CBHA public notice on September 14, 2023.

Open Until Further Notice: The City of Beacon Housing Authority Public Housing Waiting List

The Beacon Housing Authority is currently accepting public housing waiting list applications for families and senior/disabled individuals.This housing authority offers two apartment communities:1. Forrestal Heights offers 175 units, ranging from studio's to 5 bedrooms, for families and senior/disabled individuals2. Hamilton Fish Plaza offers 70 units, ranging from studio's to one bedrooms, this community is dedicated to senior/disabled individuals.There are two ways to apply for public housing:1. Request an application be emailed to you, by emailing: info@BeaconHousingAuthority.org.2. Visit the housing authority office to pick up an application, located at 1 Forrestal Heights, Beacon, NY 12508, Monday-Friday, between the hours of 8:00am until 3:30pm.Once the application has been completed, you must call the housing authority to schedule an interview to finish the application process, they can be reached at 845-831-1289, Monday-Friday, between the hours of 8:00am until 3:30pm. Be sure to have these original documents with you, at the time of your interview: birth certificates, social security cards, proof of all income, proof of veteran status if applicable, proof of domestic violence if applicable, and photo IDs for all adult household members.This housing authority does have a preference point system that may improve your spot on the waiting list: living/working in Beacon, veteran, displaced by a natural disaster, victim of domestic violence, disabled, or elderly.More information can be found by visiting the housing authority website at http://www.beaconhousingauthority.org/, or they can be reached with any questions you may have, by caling 845-831-1289, between the hours of 8:00am and 3:30pm, Monday-Friday.

About The Agency

The City of Beacon Housing Authority provides affordable housing for up to 580 low- and moderate-income households through its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher and public housing programs.

Monday 8:00am-3:30pm
Wednesday 8:00am-3:30pm
Friday 8:00am-3:30pm

1 Forrestal Heights, Beacon, NY

(845) 831-1289

Section 8 Application Checklist

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How large is the The City of Beacon Housing Authority?

The City of Beacon Housing Authority serves 463 low-income households. The agency manages 653 Housing Choice Vouchers and 0 public housing units.

What are the incomes of residents served by the The City of Beacon Housing Authority?

Extremely low-income (ELI) renters, earning less than 30% of Area Median Income (AMI), make up 68 percent of households served by The City of Beacon Housing Authority. Very low-income renters earn less than 50% AMI, and are 91 percent of The City of Beacon Housing Authority households.

How many The City of Beacon Housing Authority residents are employed?

Working adults head 134 households and make up 29 percent of households served by The City of Beacon Housing Authority.

How many female-headed renter households are served by the The City of Beacon Housing Authority?

There are 333 female-headed renter households living in The City of Beacon Housing Authority housing. Households headed by females are 72% of those served by the The City of Beacon Housing Authority.

What racial and ethnic groups are found among The City of Beacon Housing Authority renters?

Black 167
White 153
Hispanic 144

How many senior-headed renter households are served by The City of Beacon Housing Authority?

There are 199 households headed by seniors served by the The City of Beacon Housing Authority. Senior households are 43% of households in The City of Beacon Housing Authority housing.

How many households headed by persons with disabilities live in The City of Beacon Housing Authority housing?

There are 134 persons with disabilities living in The City of Beacon Housing Authority housing. Persons with disabilities are the head of 29% of households served by the The City of Beacon Housing Authority.

How does HUD rate the performance of the The City of Beacon Housing Authority?

The The City of Beacon Housing Authority is rated as a standard performer by HUD.

HUD rates the performance of Public Housing Agencies. The department looks at physical condition of properties, financial condition, management operations, and use of Public Housing Capital Funds for improvements.

Public Housing Communities Managed by The City of Beacon Housing Authority

Forrestal Heights

2 Forrestal Hts, Beacon, New York 12508

Tompkins Terrace

194 Tompkins Ter , Beacon, New York 12508

bed Studio-4
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
payment Subsidized
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
payment Income Based
accessibility Accessible