Northampton Housing Authority

49 Old South Street, Northampton, MA, 01060
(413)584-4030



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About Northampton Housing Authority

The Northampton Housing Authority (NHA) is a quasi-public agency maintaining public housing at the McDonald House, Forsander & Cahill Apts., Tobin Manor, Salvo House, and Hampshire & Florence Heights. The NHA also administers a Housing Choice Voucher program (Section 8) and works with the Veterans Administration to administer VASH vouchers.


Program Summary for Northampton Housing Authority

Northampton 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. Northampton Housing Authority manages several funded programs and has a total of 110 subsidized affordable housing units for rental assistance. Northampton Housing Authority administered a total of 770 Section 8 Vouchers. Northampton Housing Authority currently has low rent units and Section 8 Voucher as its program type. Northampton Housing Authority is located at 49 Old South Street, Northampton, MA, 01060 and serves the city of Northampton. Income limits, fair market rents and rent rates vary with each agency. Please contact Northampton Housing Authority at, (413)584-4030 for more information about coverage area and program availability.


Current Status Active
Size of Northampton Housing Authority compared nationally Large
Last Updated 04/12/2014
Total Numbers of Communities 1
Total numbers of Administered Section 8 Voucher 770
Total numbers of Administered Public Housing Units 110
Waiting list for the Northampton Housing Authority is currently Open


2020 Income Limits for Hampshire 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 Hampshire 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 Hampshire 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 Hampshire 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
Ware Housing Authority Ware Housing Authority Ware MA 99 N/A Open 6.82 Miles Contact
Amherst Housing Authority Amherst Housing Authority Amherst MA 413 15 Open 7.21 Miles Contact
Holyoke Housing Authority Holyoke Housing Authority Holyoke MA 1,416 921 Open 8.09 Miles Contact
Chicopee Housing Authority Chicopee Housing Authority Chicopee MA 393 383 Open 10.27 Miles Contact
Springfield Housing Authority Springfield Housing Authority Springfield MA 2,733 1,809 Open 14.26 Miles Contact
West Springfield Housing Authority West Springfield Housing Authority West Springfield MA 251 N/A Open 14.45 Miles Contact

Housing Authority

Northampton Housing Authority Program Type:
  • Section 8 Voucher
  • Low Rent Units
110
Total Subsidized Units for Rental Assistance Availability

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Hampshire County Quick Facts

Population: 160,939
Persons Per Household: 2.31
Housing Units in Multi-units Structure: 32.6%
Homeownership Rate: 67.0%
Housing Units: 62,680
Yearly Income Per Person: $29,460
Median Household Income: $61,227