Burlington Housing Authority

65 Main Street, Burlington, VT, 05401
(802)864-0538



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About Burlington Housing Authority

The Burlington Housing Authority (BHA) is Vermont's oldest and largest municipally-based housing authority. Created in 1961, BHA has been providing affordable housing for over fifty years to individuals and families in the City of Burlington and surrounding communities.

We manage over 600 affordable apartments and provide rental assistance to over 1,700 families living in our jurisdiction, which is the City of Burlington and a number of surrounding communities.


Mission Statement

The mission of Burlington Housing Authority (BHA) is to promote, provide and preserve affordable housing in ways that encourage resident self-sufficiency and support healthy neighborhoods.

Program Summary for Burlington Housing Authority

Burlington Housing Authority is a public housing agency that helps provide decent and safe rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. Burlington Housing Authority manages several funded programs and has a total of 60 subsidized affordable housing units for rental assistance. Burlington Housing Authority administered a total of 50 Section 8 Vouchers. Burlington Housing Authority currently has low rent units and Section 8 Voucher as its program type. Burlington Housing Authority is located at 65 Main Street, Burlington, VT, 05401 and serves the city of Burlington. Income limits, fair market rents and rent rates vary with each agency. Please contact Burlington Housing Authority at, (802)864-0538 for more information about coverage area and program availability.


Current Status Active
Size of Burlington Housing Authority compared nationally Large
Last Updated 04/12/2014
Total Numbers of Communities N/A
Total numbers of Administered Section 8 Voucher N/A
Total numbers of Administered Public Housing Units N/A
Waiting list for the Burlington Housing Authority is currently Open


2020 Income Limits for Chittenden County, VT

HUD sets Income Limits for each area based on the median family income in that area. Each Public Housing Agency (PHA) will use the Income Limit set for the jurisdiction that the PHA covers. Therefore, a family may be eligible for one PHA but not another. The number of people in a household determines the Income Limit that is set for determining the family's eligibility for the program that they are applying for. Below are the Income Limits for Chittenden County, VT:

Median Income
$89,700
Income Limit Category
Persons in Family
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 50%
  • Very Low Income Limit
  • $32,100
  • $36,700
  • $41,300
  • $45,850
  • $49,550
  • $53,200
  • $56,900
  • $60,550
  • 30%
  • Extremely Low Income Limit
  • $19,250
  • $22,000
  • $24,750
  • $27,500
  • $30,680
  • $35,160
  • $39,640
  • $44,120
  • 80%
  • Low Income Limit
  • $51,350
  • $58,700
  • $66,050
  • $73,350
  • $79,250
  • $85,100
  • $91,000
  • $96,850

2017 Fair Market Rents for Chittenden County, VT

Fair Market Rents are HUD's determination of the average rents in a particular area for each bedroom size. The FMRs are set each year based on the rental rates of unsubsidized units so that participants in HUD programs have equal access for affordable housing. Here are the Fair Market Rents for Chittenden County, VT:

Efficiency One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four-Bedroom
$885 $1080 $1395 $1885 $1934



Agency Name City State Section 8 Voucher Housing Units Status Distance
Winooski Housing Authority Winooski Housing Authority Winooski VT N/A N/A Open 2.03 Miles Contact
Plattsburgh Housing Authority Plattsburgh Housing Authority Plattsburgh NY 160 N/A Open 19.34 Miles Contact
Jay Housing Authority Jay Housing Authority Au Sable Forks NY 60 326 Open 22.81 Miles Contact
Saint Albans City Housing Authority Saint Albans City Housing Authority St. Albans VT 40 57 Open 24.66 Miles Contact
Housing Assistance Program of Essex County (HAPEC) Housing Assistance Program of Essex County (HAPEC) Elizabethtown NY N/A N/A Open 25.84 Miles Contact
Vermont State Housing Authority Vermont State Housing Authority Montpelier VT 3,924 N/A Open 34.98 Miles Contact

Housing Authority

Burlington Housing Authority Program Type:
  • Section 8 Voucher
  • Low Rent Units
343
Total Subsidized Units for Rental Assistance Availability

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Chittenden County Quick Facts

Population: 160,531
Persons Per Household: 2.37
Housing Units in Multi-units Structure: 35.1%
Homeownership Rate: 65.1%
Housing Units: 66,648
Yearly Income Per Person: $33,281
Median Household Income: $63,989