Needham Housing

The Needham Housing Authority controls a total of 416 housing units, including 120 vouchers..  You may click on the individual page designations under NHA HOUSING PORTFOLIO  to learn more about  each of them.  Below are some frequently asked questions regarding subsidized housing programs:


WHAT IS STATE-FUNDED HOUSING ?


State housing was built with and is partially maintained by funds received from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The Needham Housing Authority follows the rules and regulations established by the State Legislature and the Department of Housing and Community Development. To view these rules and regulations about State-Aided Housing please feel free to click on or go to http://www.mass.gov/dhcd/.

WHO IS ELIGIBLE FOR SUBSIDIZED HOUSING ?

 Families and anyone who is elderly and or disabled and meets the income requirements, may apply for NHA Federal Housing programs. State-funded and federally funded housing program rental assignments are based on waitlists.
 
ELIGIBLE INCOME REQUIREMENTS
 
Gross income by household size, includes income from assets.
 
1 person    2 person    3 person    4 person    5 person    6 person    7 person    8 person    
 $54,750     $62,550     $70,350      $78,150     $84,450      $90,700      $96,950     $103,200
 
WHAT IS FEDERAL HOUSING ?

Federal housing was built with and is partially maintained by funds received from the Federal Government. The Needham Housing Authority follows the rules and regulations established by the Congress and the Department of Housing and Urban Development. To view these rules and regulations governing Federally-Aided housing, click or feel free to go to http://www.hud.gov

WHO IS ELIGIBLE FOR FEDERAL HOUSING ?

For the Federal housing program families or anyone who is 62 and elderly/disabled, meets the income requirements may apply.

 

FEDERAL WAITLIST


� Due to the large volume of applicants on the Federal Family 2 and 3 bedroom list, we are no longer accepting applications for the this list at this time.
 
Currently we are, however, accepting applications for our 1 bedroom  State and Federal  Elderly and our Disabled waitlist.

HOUSING CHOICE VOUCHERS

The Needham Housing Authority has 120 Housing Choice Vouchers(HCV), including 12 Project Based Vouchers, located at High Rock. . HCVs allow a person or family to rent a privately-owned unit. The way the HCV works is our housing authority receive funds from HUD to pay part of the tenants rent to the landlord and the tenant pays the remaining balance.
 
For more information on being placed on the Federal Housing Choice ( Section 8 ) Centralized Waiting List or to obtain a voucher please feel free to contact:
                                  
                                              Dedham Housing Authority
                                                 163 Dedham Boulevard
                                                    Dedham, MA 02026
                                                                (781-326-3543)