Chicopee Housing Authority

128 Meetinghouse Road, Chicopee, MA, 01013
(413) 592-6132



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About Chicopee Housing Authority

The Chicopee Housing Authority has been serving the needs of the citizens of Chicopee through the provision of low rent housing since 1938. To fulfill our mission to provide housing the Chicopee Housing Authority currently maintains a portfolio of thirteen public housing developments (see links on the Website) and also provides rental assistance to 383 individuals and families residing in private housing within the City of Chicopee.

Additional Information

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.



Program Summary for Chicopee Housing Authority

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.


Current Status Active
Size of Chicopee Housing Authority compared nationally Large
Last Updated 04/12/2014
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


2020 Income Limits for Hampden County, MA

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:

Median Income
$77,200
Income Limit Category
Persons in Family
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 50%
  • Very Low Income Limit
  • $29,900
  • $34,200
  • $38,450
  • $42,700
  • $46,150
  • $49,550
  • $52,950
  • $56,400
  • 30%
  • Extremely Low Income Limit
  • $17,950
  • $20,500
  • $23,050
  • $26,200
  • $30,680
  • $35,160
  • $39,640
  • $44,120
  • 80%
  • Low Income Limit
  • $47,850
  • $54,650
  • $61,500
  • $68,300
  • $73,800
  • $79,250
  • $84,700
  • $90,200

2017 Fair Market Rents 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:

Efficiency One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four-Bedroom
$701 $844 $1057 $1322 $1568



Agency Name City State Section 8 Voucher Housing Units Status Distance
Holyoke Housing Authority Holyoke Housing Authority Holyoke MA 1,416 921 Open 2.2 Miles Contact
Springfield Housing Authority Springfield Housing Authority Springfield MA 2,733 1,809 Open 4.09 Miles Contact
West Springfield Housing Authority West Springfield Housing Authority West Springfield MA 251 N/A Open 4.54 Miles Contact
Westfield Housing Authority Westfield Housing Authority Westfield MA 135 220 Open 7.38 Miles Contact
Northampton Housing Authority Northampton Housing Authority Northampton MA 770 110 Open 10.27 Miles Contact
Enfield Housing Authority Enfield Housing Authority Enfield CT 30 N/A Open 11.84 Miles Contact

Housing Authority

Chicopee Housing Authority Program Type:
  • Section 8 Voucher
  • Low Rent Units
383
Total Subsidized Units for Rental Assistance Availability

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Hampden County Quick Facts

Population: 468,161
Persons Per Household: 2.53
Housing Units in Multi-units Structure: 39.1%
Homeownership Rate: 61.8%
Housing Units: 191,464
Yearly Income Per Person: $25,817
Median Household Income: $49,094