Woonsocket, Rhode Island Section 8 HCV Waiting List : Closed

This information was last updated on September 19th, 2016.

The Woonsocket Housing Authority (WHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. It was last open for one day in September 2016. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

Woonsocket, RI is about 15 miles northwest of Providence, RI.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to pick up an application at the parking lot of the St. John the Baptist Romanian Orthodox Church.

Once the application was completed, it must have been mailed to the WHA, from September 19, 2016 until October 3, 2016. Applications postmarked outside of those dates were not accepted.

This waiting list has preferences, but we have been unable to confirm them with the WHA. We have left a message with the office, and will update this page when more information becomes available.

Applicants were placed on the waiting list by date and time the application is received, after sorting preferences.

Important note: Applicants who have been placed on the waiting list must inform the housing authority immediately if your application information changes (such as contact information, income, and household members). In the case that the office sends a notice that does not get returned, or if application information is out of date, your name may be terminated from the waiting list. Contact the housing authority to find out how to update application information.

For more information, visit the WHA website, or call the office at (401) 767-8000.

Public Housing Property Inspection Scores

All public housing projects and privately owned rental properties with project-based Section 8 contracts are inspected every 1 to 3 years by HUD’s Real Estate Assessment Center (REAC). The mission of REAC is to insure that HUD’s multifamily portfolio is well maintained, free of health and safety risks for tenants and to prevent waste, fraud and abuse in HUD’s multifamily programs.

The highest REAC score possible is 100 points. Points are awarded in five inspectable areas: site, building exteriors, common areas, systems and units. Points may be weighted differently for different property types. For example, an urban property with little to no grounds might have a score weighted more on the building exteriors and less on the site whereas a suburban property with acres of land will be weighted more on the site review.

The frequency of REAC inspections is determined by the last REAC score a property received. If a property receives a REAC score of 90 or higher, the next REAC inspection will be scheduled in 3 years. Scores of 80 to 89 require re-inspection in 2 years and scores of 60 to 79 require re-inspection in a year.

A score of less than 60 is considered failing. Scores of 31 to 59 require re-inspection in 60 days and scores of 30 or lower are referred to a HUD Enforcement Center for corrective action.

Property Score Inspection Date
Crepeau Ct & St Ge 84/100 10/06/2014
Veterans Memorial 68/100 05/21/2014
Morin Heights 51/100 05/01/2014
Crepeau Ct & St Ge 89/100 03/13/2014
Crepeau Ct & St Ge 76/100 06/19/2013
Veterans Memorial 54/100 06/17/2013
Morin Heights 57/100 06/20/2013

Public Housing Operated by Woonsocket Housing Authority

218 Pond St
Parkview Manor participates in the following programs:
Public Housing
547 Clinton St
John F Kennedy Manor participates in the following programs:
Public Housing
100 Front St
Crepeau Court and St Germain Manor participates in the following programs:
Public Housing
429 E School St
Crepeau Court and St Germain Manor participates in the following programs:
Public Housing
2 Morin Heights Blvd
Morin Heights participates in the following programs:
Public Housing
218 Bourdon Blvd
Veterans Memorial participates in the following programs:
Public Housing

Affordable Apartments near Woonsocket Housing Authority

182 Cumberland Street
Blackstone Terrace features 1-4 bedroom apartments.
Blackstone Terrace participates in the following programs:
Low Income Housing Tax Credit Project-Based Section 8
2305 Diamond Hill Rd
Walnut Hill Apartments participates in the following programs:
Project-Based Section 8
Consitution Hill
Rhode Island participates in the following programs:
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Woonsocket Housing Authority serves the following locations in the state of Rhode Island: