East Greenwich Housing Authority

146 1st Avenue, East Greenwich, RI

There are two waiting lists open now offered by East Greenwich Housing Authority.

East Greenwich Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Waiting ListStatus
Rhode Island Housing Choice Voucher Centralized Open Until Further Notice
2-3 Bedroom Public Housing Open Until Further Notice

East Greenwich Housing Authority offers the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) and Public Housing programs in East Greenwich.

Go to the Rhode Island Section 8 Waiting Lists page or the Rhode Island Public Housing Waiting Lists page for more nearby housing applications.

Open Until Further Notice: Rhode Island Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

Please Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.

This housing authority participates in the Rhode Island Housing Choice Voucher Program Centralized Wait List, which is a partnership between 18 of the 28 housing authorities in Rhode Island. Applicants submit one application to apply to a centralized waiting list. Conditionally eligible applicants will be placed on a housing authority's waiting list if they fall within the agency's maximum income limit.

The Rhode Island Housing Choice Voucher Program Centralized Wait List Portal Section 8 HCV waiting list is currently open. Applications are being accepted from December 17, 2017 at 12:01 am ET, until further notice.

To apply, complete the online application here. Applications that are mailed, faxed, e-mailed or hand delivered will not be processed.

The waiting list will be sorted differently by each housing authority according to its own preferences.

Participating housing authorities may have any of the following preferences:

  • Chronically Homeless (Pawtucket)
  • Disabled Head or Co-Head (Cumberland and some RIHousing Project Based Voucher sites)
  • Disabled Vet (Smithfield, Woonsocket)
  • Displacement (Newport and Woonsocket)
  • For Elderly Families (Cumberland and some RIHousing Project Based Voucher sites)
  • Full-Time Student (North Providence)
  • Homeless Preference (RI Housing)
  • Job Training (Portsmouth, Woonsocket)
  • Money Follows the Person (RI Housing)
  • Near Elderly (North Providence)
  • Relocation
  • Rent Burdened (Woonsocket)
  • Supportive Services (Certain RIHousing Project Based Voucher sites)
  • Termination due to Insufficient Funding
    • Family previously terminated from the Johnston Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher Program (ONLY) due to insufficient funding
  • Unstable Housing Situation (RI Housing)
  • Veteran (East Greenwich, East Providence, Pawtucket, Smithfield, South Kingstown, Warren, Woonsocket)
  • Victim of Domestic Violence (Providence, Portsmouth, Woonsocket, RI Housing tenant-based and certain Project Based Voucher sites)
  • Witness Protection (Woonsocket)
  • Working Family and/or Elderly/Disabled (Central Falls, Coventry, Newport, North Providence, Pawtucke, Warwick [if working, 30 hours/week], Woonsocket [if working, 20 hours/week for at least 1 month])

Further explanation of each preference can be found on the application.

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

Persons requiring assistance completing an application can call Rhode Island Housing (RIH) at (844) 459-3600, or email waitlist@rihousing.com.

For more information, visit the Rhode Island Housing website.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (401) 457-1288 or TTY (401) 450-1394.

Last Updated on 03/25/2021.

Open Until Further Notice: 2-3 Bedroom Public Housing Waiting List

Please Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.

The East Greenwich Housing Authority (EGHA) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list applications for 2-3 bedrooms only. This waiting list opened on September 7, 2017, and is open indefinitely.

To apply, call the EGHA at (401) 885-2610, Ext. 6 or 13 to request an application by mail.

For more information, visit the EGHA website, or call the office at (401) 885-2610.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via 4018852610.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 09/27/2017.

About East Greenwich Housing Authority

About the East Greenwich Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, East Greenwich Housing Authority manages 103 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following table summarizes types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of December 31st, 2021:

Standard Ported Out
Vouchers 83 20
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $843 $770
Monthly Cost $69,934 $15,393

Public Housing Apartments Operated by East Greenwich Housing Authority

Marlborough Crossing

146 1st Ave
East Greenwich, Rhode Island