Housing Lottery


The Needham Housing Authority will be accepting applications for one bedroom state-aided elderly/handicapped units and the family housing program. A lottery system will be used for the purpose of the initial acceptance of applications to be placed on the NHA waiting list.


The Income limits for an elderly/handicapped unit is:

1 person household: $56,800

2 person household: $64,900

Applications are available November 9 -November 16, 2018 between the hours of

8a-4p, Monday through Friday at the Needham Housing Authority, 28 Captain Robert Cook Drive, Needham, MA. You may also obtain an application by mail by calling the Authority at (781) 444-3011. Applications can be downloaded on the NHA website at www.Needhamhousing.org

All applications in the Authority’s possession as of 4pm November 19, 2018, will become part of the lottery system for tenant selection set forth by Department of Housing and Community Development.

The lottery will be conducted through an automated computer process overseen by the Department of Housing and Community Development on November 19, 2018. Applications will be placed on a waiting list, by priority and preference, as they are drawn in the lottery.

After the completion of the lottery, the NHA will continue to accept applications. All applications received after November 19, 2018 will be placed on the NHA waitlist by priority and preference in accordance with date and time of their receipt.

Scott Brightman, Chairperson

Needham Housing Authority