Cranston Housing Authority

This housing agency serves Cranston, Rhode Island.

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Open Now: Cranston, Rhode Island Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Cranston Housing Authority (CHA) is accepting Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list applications from February 1, 2024, until February 14, 2024. 

To apply while the waitlist is open, complete the online application.

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

  • 1 Person $35,850 | 4 Persons $51,200
  • 2 Persons $41,000| 5 Persons $55,300
  • 3 Persons $46,100 | 6 Person $59,400

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

Selected applicants will be placed on the waiting list by random lottery, by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the CHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the CHA Applicants & Waiting List Information page on January 30, 2024. 

About The Agency

Cranston Housing Authority provides affordable housing for up to 862 low- and moderate-income households through its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher and public housing programs.

Monday 9:00am-4:30pm
Tuesday 9:00am-4:30pm
Wednesday 9:00am-4:30pm
Thursday 9:00am-4:30pm
Friday 9:00am-4:30pm

50 Birch Street, Cranston, RI

(401) 944-7210

Section 8 Application Checklist

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How large is the Cranston Housing Authority?

Cranston Housing Authority serves 830 low-income households. The agency manages 262 Housing Choice Vouchers and 579 public housing units.

What are the incomes of residents served by the Cranston Housing Authority?

Extremely low-income (ELI) renters, earning less than 30% of Area Median Income (AMI), make up 73 percent of households served by Cranston Housing Authority. Very low-income renters earn less than 50% AMI, and are 93 percent of Cranston Housing Authority households.

How many Cranston Housing Authority residents are employed?

Working adults head 132 households and make up 16 percent of households served by Cranston Housing Authority.

How many female-headed renter households are served by the Cranston Housing Authority?

There are 539 female-headed renter households living in Cranston Housing Authority housing. Households headed by females are 65% of those served by the Cranston Housing Authority.

What racial and ethnic groups are found among Cranston Housing Authority renters?

Black 58
Native American 8
Asian-Pacific Islander 25
White 556
Hispanic 183

How many senior-headed renter households are served by Cranston Housing Authority?

There are 456 households headed by seniors served by the Cranston Housing Authority. Senior households are 55% of households in Cranston Housing Authority housing.

How many households headed by persons with disabilities live in Cranston Housing Authority housing?

There are 240 persons with disabilities living in Cranston Housing Authority housing. Persons with disabilities are the head of 29% of households served by the Cranston Housing Authority.

How does HUD rate the performance of the Cranston Housing Authority?

The Cranston 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 Cranston Housing Authority

Cranston Ha

72 Alto St, Cranston, Rhode Island 02920

Hall Manor

70 Warwick Ave, Cranston, Rhode Island 02905

Randall Manor

100 Arthur St, Cranston, Rhode Island 02910

Arlington Manor

50 Birch St, Cranston, Rhode Island 02920

Knightsville Manor

85 Briggs St, Cranston, Rhode Island 02920