Qualifying For HUD Housing Section 8 Vouchers In Ashland, MA

HUD Housing eligibility is determined by the Public Housing Authority.

Income may not exceed 50% of the median income from the table below. The Housing Authority must provide 75 percent of vouchers to those whose income does not exceed 30% of the median income listed below.

HUD Income Limits 2023 in Ashland, MA.

HUD Designated Metro Area: Income Limits

2023Median Family Income2022 Yearly Income Limit2022 Yearly Income Limit - Person(s) in Family
Income LimitsCategory12345
, MA$149,300Very Low Income (50%)$66,800$74,200$80,150$86,100$92,050
Extremely Low Income (30%)$40,050$44,500$48,100$51,650$55,200
Low Income (80%) $106,650$118,450$127,950$137,450$146,900

Public Housing Authorities

We have listed all of the housing authorities in . Using the chart above, if you qualify as low income (Very Low Income OR Extremely Low Income), we recommend that you visit your local housing authority. They should be your first stop for housing and rental assistance programs.
1. To get on the waiting list for Public Housing and Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8), visit the links provided below to the closest housing authority to your city in your city.
2. You can also visit the Housing Authority for other low income housing programs with rent assistance.

Public Housing Eligibility

To be eligible for public housing, households must meet the following requirements:
1. Have an income that is below a certain level.
2. Be a U.S. citizen or a legal permanent resident.
3. Have a demonstrated need for housing assistance.

Public housing tenants pay rent based on their income. The rent is typically set at 30% of the household's monthly income.
If you are interested in learning more about public housing, or if you think you may be eligible, you can contact your local housing authority (lsted above). The Public Housing Authority can provide you with information on the application process and help you determine if you are eligible for public housing assistance.

Tewksbury Housing Authority

Saunders Circle Community Building
Tewksbury, MA - 01876

Website: https://www.tewksbury-ma.gov/housing-authority
Phone Number: (978) 851-7392

Framingham Housing Authority

One John J. Brady Drive
Framingham, MA - 01701

Website: http://framha.org/
Phone Number: (508) 879-7562

Lexington Housing Authority

One Countryside Village
Lexington, MA - 02420

Website: http://lexingtonhousingauthority.org/
Phone Number: (781) 861-0900

Dracut Housing Authority

971 Mammoth Road
Dracut, MA - 01826

Website: https://www.dracuthousingauthority.org/
Phone Number: (978) 957-3515

Newton Housing Authority

82 Lincoln Street
Newton Highlands, MA - 02461

Website: http://www.newtonhousingauthority.org/Home.aspx
Phone Number: (617) 964-8080

Hudson Housing Authority

8 Brigham Circle Box 254
Hudson, MA - 01749

Website: https://www.hudsonhousingauthority.com/
Phone Number: (978) 562-9268

Cambridge Housing Authority

675 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA - 02139

Website: http://www.cambridge-housing.org/
Phone Number: (617) 864-3020

Malden Housing Authority

630 Salem Street
Maiden, MA - 02148

Website: http://www.maldenhousing.org/
Phone Number: (781) 322-9460

Belmont Housing Authority

59 Pearson Road
Belmont, MA - 02478

Website: http://belmontha.org/
Phone Number: (617) 484-2160

Woburn Housing Authority

59 Campbell Street
Woburn, MA - 01801

Website: http://woburnhousing.org/
Phone Number: (781) 935-0818

Watertown Housing Authority

55 Waverly Avenue
Watertown, MA - 02472

Website: http://watertownha.org/
Phone Number: (617) 923-3950

Wilmington Housing Authority

41 Deming Way
Wilmington, MA - 01887

Website: https://whadelaware.org/
Phone Number: (978) 658-8531

Arlington Housing Authority

4 Winslow Street
Arlington, MA - 02474

Website: http://arlingtonhousing.org/
Phone Number: (781) 646-3400

Natick Housing Authority

4 Cottage Street
Natick, MA - 01760

Website: http://natickma.gov/
Phone Number: (508) 653-2971

Somerville Housing Authority

30 Memorial Road
Somerville, MA - 02145

Website: http://sha-web.org/
Phone Number: (617) 625-1152

Wakefield Housing Authority

26 Crescent Street
Wakefield, MA - 01880

Website: http://wakefieldhousing.org/
Phone Number: (781) 245-7328

Marlborough Housing Authority

255 Main Street, Suite 212
Marlborough, MA - 01752

Website: https://www.marlborough-ma.gov/community-development-authority/affordable-housing/pages/apply-housin
Phone Number: (508) 624-6908

Reading Housing Authority

22 Frank D. Tanner Drive
Reading, MA - 01867

Website: https://www.readingha.org/
Phone Number: (781) 944-6755

Billerica Housing Authority

16 River Street
Billerica, MA - 01821

Website: http://www.billericahousing.org/Home.aspx
Phone Number: (978) 667-2175

Maynard Housing Authority

15 Powder Mill Circle
Maynard, MA - 01754

Website: https://www.townofmaynard-ma.gov/mc-events/housing-authority/
Phone Number: (978) 897-8738

Burlington MA Housing Authority

15 Birchcrest Street
Burlington, MA - 01803

Website: http://www.burlingtonhama.com/Home.aspx
Phone Number: (781) 272-7786

Winchester MA Housing Authority

13 Westley Street
Winchester, MA - 01890

Website: http://www.winchesterha.org/Home.aspx
Phone Number: (781) 721-5718

Medford Housing Authority

121 Riverside Avenue
Medford, MA - 02155

Website: http://www.medfordhousing.org/Home.aspx
Phone Number: (781) 396-7200

Concord Housing Authority

34 Everett Street
Concord, MA - 01742

Website: http://www.concordha.org/
Phone Number: (978)369-8435

Wayland Housing Authority

106 Main Street
Wayland, MA - 01778

Website: https://www.wayland.ma.us/wayland-housing-authority
Phone Number: (508) 655-6310

Chelmsford Housing Authority

10 Wilson Street
Chelmsford, MA - 01824

Website: http://www.chelmsfordha.com/
Phone Number: (978) 256-7425

Acton Housing Authority

68 Windsor Avenue
Acton, MA - 01720

Website: https://www.acton-ma.gov/80/Acton-Housing-Authority
Phone Number: (978) 263-5339

Lowell Housing Authority

350 Moody Street
Lowell, MA - 01853

Website: http://www.lhma.org/
Phone Number: (978) 937-3500

Holliston Housing Authority

492 Washington Street
Holliston, MA - 01746

Website: https://hollistonhousingauthority.org/
Phone Number: (508) 429-6266

North Reading Housing Authority

One Peabody Court
North Reading, MA - 01864

Website: http://www.northreadingha.org/
Phone Number: (978) 664-2982

Everett Housing Authority

393 Ferry Street
Everett, MA - 02149

Website: http://www.evha.org/
Phone Number: (617) 387-6389

HUD Housing Low Income Tax Credit (LIHTC) Properties In Ashland, MA

Listed below are the Section 42, LIHTC apartments in Ashland, MA. LIHTC apartment rents are not based on the tenants income. Income credit set aside brackets are selected during the apartment credit applications are used to determine the apartment rents.

The rents are based upon the Area Medium Income (AMI) and tenant based utility allowances. At least 20% of these apartments (listed below), must provide these low rates for low-income tenants.

HUD housing LIHTC Eligibility Requirements

Income: Households must earn below a certain income level, which is set by the HUD and varies by location. In general, households must earn below 60% of the area median income (AMI) to be eligible for LIHTC housing.
Citizenship or residency status: Households must be U.S. citizens or legal permanent residents.
Need for housing assistance: Households must have a demonstrated need for housing assistance. This means that they must be unable to afford housing on their own.

In addition to the above requirements, some LIHTC properties may have additional eligibility requirements, such as age restrictions or preferences for certain types of households (e.g., families with children, veterans, etc.).

To determine if you are eligible for LIHTC housing, you can contact your local housing authority (listed above) or search for LIHTC properties (listed below).

LIHTC Maximum Rents

The maximum allowable rents are equal to 30% of the Area Medium Income (AMI), less the utility allowances.

HUD Fair Market Rents for Ashland, MA

Apartment SizeHUD's Monthly Fair Market Rent For AreaLIHTC Maximum Rent
Studio Apartments$1986Estimated $595.80 - utility allowance
One Bedroom Apartments$2399Estimated $719.70 - utility allowance
Two Bedroom Apartments$2966Estimated $889.80 - utility allowance
Three Bedroom Apartments$3253Estimated $975.90 - utility allowance


Available LIHTC Properties In Ashland, MA

Using the table above you can estimate what you would be paying by checking the LIHTC Maximum Rent section.

Contact these properties for openings and wait lists and price lists.



HUD Housing Section 8 and Multifamily Properties in Ashland, MA

The US Department of Housing and Urban Development provides active listings of Section 8 and Multifamily apartments. We have listed them below for you to contact. Check with them to see if they have current availabilities and/or waiting lists. With Section 8 properties, you will need a voucher. Contact the Public Housing Authorities, listed at the top of this page.

Eligibility for HUD Housing Section 8, you must meet the following requirements:

Income: Your income must be below a certain level, which is set by the HUD and varies by location. In general, households must earn below 50% of the area median income (AMI) to be eligible for Section 8 housing.
Citizenship or residency status: You must be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident.
Need for housing assistance: You must have a demonstrated need for housing assistance. This means that you must be unable to afford housing on your own.

In addition to the above requirements, some Section 8 programs may have additional eligibility requirements, such as age restrictions or preferences for certain types of households (e.g., families with children, veterans, etc.).

To determine if you are eligible for Section 8 housing, you can contact your local Public Housing Authority (listed above). The Public Housing Authorities can provide you with information on the application process and help you determine if you are eligible for Section 8 assistance.

Tips To Get In To Section 8 Housing:

Local Rules: Each local housing authority has different rules around Section 8. Decide where you want to live and find the housing authorities in charge of those neighborhoods.
Applying for a Voucher: Contact your local Public Housing Agency (PHA) to apply for a voucher. They can tell you if they’re currently accepting new applicants and provide application details.
Payment Standards: Section 8 doesn’t specify a fixed dollar amount for rent assistance. Instead, the PHA sets a payment standard based on local housing market rates.

Ashland Commons

101 Presidents Row
Ashland, MA - 1721
Phone:
Total Apartment Units: 96
Type of Listing: Insured-Subsidized

Ashland House

119 Main St
Ashland, MA - 1721
Phone:
Total Apartment Units: 67
Type of Listing: Subsidized, No HUD Financing


About our Data

Our data is collected from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development data along with computations based on their rules on apartments/housing.

How does HUD housing work in MA?

You must qualify for the HUD apartments in the area you are searching. Then, you need to apply directly at the location or through the Public Housing Authority.