Cumberland Housing Authority

This housing agency serves Cumberland, Rhode Island.

Waiting List
Open Now: Cumberland Manor Senior and Disabled Public Housing Waiting List Learn More
Open Until Further Notice: 4-Bedroom Project-Based Apartments Other Waiting List Learn More

Open Now: Cumberland Manor Senior and Disabled Public Housing Waiting List

The Cumberland Housing Authority (CHA) is accepting Elderly and Disabled Public Housing waiting list applications for Cumberland Manor from April 4, 2024, until further notice. This is the first time the waiting list has been open since it closed in October, 2023.

To apply while the waitlist is open, print the paper application.

Once the application has been completed, it must be returned to the Cumberland Housing Authority, One Mendon Road, Cumberland, RI 02864.

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

  • 1 Person $57,350
  • 2 Persons $65,550
  • 3 Persons $73,750
  • 4 Persons $81,900

This waiting list has the following preferences:

  • Residency preference in Cumberland, Rhode Island.
  • Veteran

Selected applicants will be placed on the waiting list by date and time the application is received, weighed by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the CHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the CHA notice on April 2, 2024.

Open Until Further Notice: 4-Bedroom Project-Based Apartments Other Waiting List

The Cumberland Housing Authority (CHA) is accepting Project Based waiting list applications for Woodward St. apartments from the earliest confirmed open date of August, 2019, until further notice.

Please note: According to the CHA, "These apartments are located on Woodward St. in Cumberland."

To apply while the waitlist is open, call (401) 334-2678 to request an application.

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

  • 4 Person $51,200 | 7 Persons $63,500
  • 5 Persons $55,300 | 8 Persons $67,600
  • 6 Persons $59,400

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

It is not yet known how selected applicants will be placed on the waiting list.

For more information, visit the CHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the CHA website on December 28, 2022 and updated on September 21, 2023.

About The Agency

Cumberland Housing Authority provides affordable housing for up to 560 low- and moderate-income households through its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher and public housing programs.

Monday 8:30am-4:00pm
Tuesday 8:30am-4:00pm
Wednesday 8:30am-4:00pm
Thursday 8:30am-6:00pm
Friday 8:30am-1:30pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

573 Mendon Road, Cumberland, RI

Visit Website(401) 334-2678

Section 8 Application Checklist

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Keep track of everything you need to apply for a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher in this printable checklist created by Affordable Housing Online

How large is the Cumberland Housing Authority?

Cumberland Housing Authority serves 434 low-income households. The agency manages 384 Housing Choice Vouchers and 170 public housing units.

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

Extremely low-income (ELI) renters, earning less than 30% of Area Median Income (AMI), make up 69 percent of households served by Cumberland Housing Authority. Very low-income renters earn less than 50% AMI, and are 94 percent of Cumberland Housing Authority households.

How many Cumberland Housing Authority residents are employed?

Working adults head 82 households and make up 19 percent of households served by Cumberland Housing Authority.

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

There are 325 female-headed renter households living in Cumberland Housing Authority housing. Households headed by females are 75% of those served by the Cumberland Housing Authority.

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

Black 26
White 282
Hispanic 122

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

There are 208 households headed by seniors served by the Cumberland Housing Authority. Senior households are 48% of households in Cumberland Housing Authority housing.

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

There are 112 persons with disabilities living in Cumberland Housing Authority housing. Persons with disabilities are the head of 26% of households served by the Cumberland Housing Authority.

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

The Cumberland Housing Authority is rated as a high 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 Cumberland Housing Authority

Cumberland Manor

1 Mendon Rd, Cumberland, Rhode Island 02864