The Section 8 waiting list is still open and it is by date of filing. There are no emergency vouchers given under the waiting list. The waiting list at this time is over a ten year wait. If you would like an application you can mail a self-stamped addressed with two stamps and a request for application or you can pick up one at their office from 8:30-4:00 M-F.
Chicopee 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. Chicopee Housing Authority manages several funded programs and has a total of 383 subsidized affordable housing units for rental assistance. Chicopee Housing Authority administered a total of 393 Section 8 Vouchers. Chicopee Housing Authority currently has low rent units and Section 8 Voucher as its program type. Chicopee Housing Authority is located at 128 Meetinghouse Road, Chicopee, MA, 01013 and serves the city of Chicopee. Income limits, fair market rents and rent rates vary with each agency. Please contact Chicopee Housing Authority at, (413) 592-6132 for more information about coverage area and program availability.
|Size of Chicopee Housing Authority compared nationally||Large|
|Total Numbers of Communities||3|
|Total numbers of Administered Section 8 Voucher||393|
|Total numbers of Administered Public Housing Units||383|
|Waiting list for the Chicopee Housing Authority is currently||Open|
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 Hampden County, MA:
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 Hampden County, MA:
|Agency Name||City||State||Section 8 Voucher||Housing Units||Status||Distance|
|Holyoke Housing Authority||Holyoke||MA||1,416||921||Open||2.2 Miles||Contact|
|Springfield Housing Authority||Springfield||MA||2,733||1,809||Open||4.09 Miles||Contact|
|West Springfield Housing Authority||West Springfield||MA||251||N/A||Open||4.54 Miles||Contact|
|Westfield Housing Authority||Westfield||MA||135||220||Open||7.38 Miles||Contact|
|Northampton Housing Authority||Northampton||MA||770||110||Open||10.27 Miles||Contact|
|Enfield Housing Authority||Enfield||CT||30||N/A||Open||11.84 Miles||Contact|