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Monday, October 17, 2016

Windsor Locks re-opening of Section 8 Waitlist lottery Oct. 21st- Oct. 28th

The Windsor Locks Housing Authority will be re-opening the waiting list for the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program. Applications will be available on 10/21/2016–10/28/2016.

The WLHA will be distributing and accepting applications on October 21, 2016 until October 28, 2016. Applications may be obtained from (click on the Housing Authority link) or by contacting the Housing Authority’s office at (860) 627-1455 or email

Completed applications maybe returned either to the Housing Authority by mail,or emailing or submitted in person. Income cannot be more than:

1 Person $30,650.00
2 Person $35,000.00
3 Person $39,400.00
4 Person $43,750.00
5 Person $47,250.00
6 Person $50,750.00
7 Person $54,250.00
8 Person $57,750.00

The Windsor Locks Housing Authority acknowledges that its prior method of noticing intake for the Housing Choice Voucher waitlist was flawed. In order not to disadvantage applicants, we accepted all applications on September 1. We will not apply a first come-first serve selection policy to the applications.

The applications from September 1 will be combined with the applications received by October 28, 2016. Applications will be placed on the waiting list by a lottery system. If you already applied on September 1 you will not need to apply again. If you or anyone in your family is a person with disabilities, and you require an accommodation in order to fully utilize our programs and services, please contact the housing authority.

Saturday, October 15, 2016

City of Hartford Department of Development Services - HCV Waiting List Open - Preference to Chronically Homeless


The City of Hartford, Department of Development Services announces that it will be opening their Housing Choice Voucher waiting list for household who meet the Chronically Homeless Preference. The voucher program offers rent subsidies to households who meet the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) eligibility guidelines.

In order to qualify for this preference, pre-applicants must be able to verify that they meet the definition of either A or B: A) An individual or family who has been staying in an emergency shelter or place not meant for human habitation for a year continuously or on 4 occasions in the last 3 years that total 12 months and has a diagnosable disability as defined by HUD and they are referred by Journey Home on behalf of the Greater Hartford Coordinated Access Network, a consortium of over 20 different homeless service agencies or B) they are a tenant in good standing enrolled in a Permanent Supportive Housing program in the Greater Hartford Region who no longer require intense supportive services. ONLY households meeting this preference will be eligible to apply at this time.

Qualified individuals will be able to access the Chronically Homeless Preference Pre-application form for the waiting list from Journey Home’s website at The Chronically Homeless Preference Pre-application can also be picked up in person at Journey Home’s office at 255 Main Street, 2nd floor in Hartford, CT between the hours of 10:00 am and 3:00 p.m., Monday-Friday.

If you meet the above definitions of A or B, are able to submit the referral letter from the Greater Hartford Coordinated Access Network with the pre-application, are 18 years of age or older or an emancipated minor regardless of actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity, or marital status and are a citizen, or a non-citizen with eligible immigration status, can pass a criminal history screening and your income does not exceed the income limits listed below based on family size, please fill out the pre-application form.

Income Limit: Total household income cannot exceed the income limit for each household size:
Household size                                                   Income Limit
1                                                                           $31,300
2                                                                           $35,750
3                                                                           $40,200
4                                                                           $44,650
5                                                                           $48,250
6                                                                           $51,800
7                                                                           $55,400
8                                                                           $58,950

Only one fully completed pre-application will be considered per household. All pre-applications must be received either in person or mailed directly to: COH Chronically Homeless Preference Waiting List, c/o Journey Home, 255 Main Street, 2nd fl, Hartford, CT 06106. Pre-applications will be available starting July 22, 2016.

We will notify you for the following reasons: (1) an incomplete pre-application form, (2) if you are not eligible under program policies or (3) with the results of the waiting list selection.
Questions may be directed to Journey Home at 860-808-0336.

We are an equal housing provider and we do not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender identify, disability, marital or familial status.

West Hartford Housing Authority Project Based Section 8 Voucher Program


The Housing Authority of the Town of West Hartford (WHHA) will be accepting applications for the 66 Project Based (PB) units located in the A.E. Plant building at 759 Farmington Avenue, West Hartford. The PB Program is a federally-funded program which subsidizes decent, safe, and sanitary housing for low income persons in a specific housing development.

In order to apply, the head, co-head, spouse or sole member must be at least 55 years of age or older, must require either an efficiency (0BR) or one (1BR) unit and meet the income and eligibility guidelines set by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

1 PERSON - $30,650 2 PERSON – 35,000

Interested applicants may apply online at starting November 2, 2016 at 8:30 a.m. This pre-application is accessible through any computer, tablet or smart phone and available in several languages. Families requiring a reasonable accommodation to complete the application may call (860)953-0002 extension 10 anytime commencing November 2, 2016 @ 8:30 am. Someone will return your call and input the application information for you. No mailed, faxed or emailed applications will be accepted. The waiting list will remain open until 250 applications
have been received. 

Only one pre-application per family will be accepted; duplicate pre-applications will be disqualified.

After successfully completing the pre-application, you may print the confirmation.

You will also be able to check your waiting list status at

The West Hartford Housing Authority does not discriminate in admission or access to federally  assisted housing programs. Any eligible individual with handicap will be served. Those who have visual or hearing impairments will be provided with the necessary information to understand and participate in the program.

Efforts will be coordinated to comply with the nondiscrimination requirements of Section 504. This is an equal opportunity housing program.