Hartford Housing Authority

180 John D. Wardlaw Way, Hartford, CT, 06106
(860) 723-8410

Hartford County

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About Hartford Housing Authority

The Hartford Housing Authority will be a catalyst for change in the successful creation of strong communities and families.

Mission Statement

It is the mission of the Hartford Housing Authority (HHA) to be a fiscally sound agency that provides safe, decent and affordable high quality housing and homeownership choices. HHA strives to become closer to our resident and community partners while being a positive catalyst for the creation of economic opportunities and independence in diverse communities. HHA will provide a positive work environment for our employees and value-added supportive services to our residents.

Program Summary for Hartford Housing Authority

Hartford 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. Hartford Housing Authority manages several funded programs and has a total of 1,142 subsidized affordable housing units for rental assistance. Hartford Housing Authority administered a total of 2,237 Section 8 Vouchers. Hartford Housing Authority currently has low rent units and Section 8 Voucher as its program type. Hartford Housing Authority is located at 180 John D. Wardlaw Way, Hartford, CT, 06106 and serves the city of Hartford. Income limits, fair market rents and rent rates vary with each agency. Please contact Hartford Housing Authority at, (860) 723-8410 for more information about coverage area and program availability.

Current Status Active
Size of Hartford Housing Authority compared nationally Large
Last Updated 04/12/2014
Total Numbers of Communities 18
Total numbers of Administered Section 8 Voucher 2,237
Total numbers of Administered Public Housing Units 1,142
Waiting list for the Hartford Housing Authority is currently Open

2017 Income Limits for Hartford County, CT

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 Hartford County, CT:

Median Income
Income Limit Category
Persons in Family
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 50%
  • Very Low Income Limit
  • $31,300
  • $35,750
  • $40,200
  • $44,650
  • $48,250
  • $51,800
  • $55,400
  • $58,950
  • 30%
  • Extremely Low Income Limit
  • $18,800
  • $21,450
  • $24,150
  • $26,800
  • $28,950
  • $32,580
  • $36,730
  • $40,890
  • 80%
  • Low Income Limit
  • $46,000
  • $52,600
  • $59,150
  • $65,700
  • $71,000
  • $76,250
  • $81,500
  • $86,750

2017 Fair Market Rents for Hartford County, CT

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 Hartford County, CT:

Efficiency One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four-Bedroom
$782 $971 $1212 $1516 $1707

Agency Name City State Section 8 Voucher Housing Units Status Distance
Connecticut Dept of Housing Connecticut Dept of Housing Hartford CT 49 N/A Open 0.26 Miles Contact
City of Hartford Housing Authority City of Hartford Housing Authority Hartford CT 5,110 N/A Open 0.57 Miles Contact
West Hartford Housing Authority West Hartford Housing Authority West Hartford CT 670 N/A Open 3.29 Miles Contact
East Hartford Housing Authority East Hartford Housing Authority East Hartford CT 579 N/A Open 3.35 Miles Contact
Glastonbury Housing Authority Glastonbury Housing Authority Glastonbury CT 33 199 Open 4.3 Miles Contact
Wethersfield Housing Authority Wethersfield Housing Authority Wethersfield CT 46 N/A Open 4.44 Miles Contact

Housing Authority

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

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Hartford County Quick Facts

Population: 897,985
Persons Per Household: 2.49
Housing Units in Multi-units Structure: 38.4%
Homeownership Rate: 65.5%
Housing Units: 373,608
Yearly Income Per Person: $34,698
Median Household Income: $64,967