Westfield Housing Authority

12 Alice Burke Way, Westfield, MA, 01086
(413)568-9283



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About Westfield Housing Authority

The Westfield Housing Authority (WHA), along with the City of Westfield, work together to meet the needs of housing and improvements to the City's public housing inventory. The WHA tenants currently participate in two active tenant associations. They provide input on management issues in public housing projects and help to identify and prioritize maintenance and resident service needs. The WHA operates 62 units of the state family public housing at Colonial Pine Acres, 26 units under its state Chapter 705 Program and 14 units for the disabled under the state 689 program. The primary need for public housing is for the modernization and ongoing maintenance of the older public housing stock.


Program Summary for Westfield Housing Authority

Westfield 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. Westfield Housing Authority manages several funded programs and has a total of 220 subsidized affordable housing units for rental assistance. Westfield Housing Authority administered a total of 135 Section 8 Vouchers. Westfield Housing Authority currently has Section 8 as its program type. Westfield Housing Authority is located at 12 Alice Burke Way, Westfield, MA, 01086 and serves the city of Westfield. Income limits, fair market rents and rent rates vary with each agency. Please contact Westfield Housing Authority at, (413)568-9283 for more information about coverage area and program availability.


Current Status Active
Size of Westfield Housing Authority compared nationally Large
Last Updated 04/12/2014
Total Numbers of Communities 3
Total numbers of Administered Section 8 Voucher 135
Total numbers of Administered Public Housing Units 220
Waiting list for the Westfield 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
West Springfield Housing Authority West Springfield Housing Authority West Springfield MA 251 N/A Open 4.64 Miles Contact
Chicopee Housing Authority Chicopee Housing Authority Chicopee MA 393 383 Open 7.38 Miles Contact
Springfield Housing Authority Springfield Housing Authority Springfield MA 2,733 1,809 Open 7.74 Miles Contact
Holyoke Housing Authority Holyoke Housing Authority Holyoke MA 1,416 921 Open 8.75 Miles Contact
Enfield Housing Authority Enfield Housing Authority Enfield CT 30 N/A Open 12.34 Miles Contact
Windsor Locks Housing Authority Windsor Locks Housing Authority Windsor Locks CT 48 40 Open 14.22 Miles Contact

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Westfield Housing Authority Program Type:
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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