Providence Housing Authority (PHA)

100 Broad Street, Providence, RI, 02903
(401)751-6400



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About Providence Housing Authority (PHA)

The Providence Housing Authority (PHA) is committed to high standards of public accountability and continuous improvement through management excellence, professional development, and customer satisfaction


Mission Statement

The mission of Providence Housing Authority (PHA) is to develop and maintain decent, safe, and sanitary housing, and to address the economic and social needs of residents.


Program Summary for Providence Housing Authority (PHA)

Providence Housing Authority (PHA) is a public housing agency that helps provide decent and safe rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. Providence Housing Authority (PHA) manages several funded programs and has a total of 2,606 subsidized affordable housing units for rental assistance. Providence Housing Authority (PHA) administered a total of 2,372 Section 8 Vouchers. Providence Housing Authority (PHA) currently has low rent units and Section 8 Voucher as its program type. Providence Housing Authority (PHA) is located at 100 Broad Street, Providence, RI, 02903 and serves the city of Providence. Income limits, fair market rents and rent rates vary with each agency. Please contact Providence Housing Authority (PHA) at, (401)751-6400 for more information about coverage area and program availability.


Current Status Active
Size of Providence Housing Authority (PHA) compared nationally Large
Last Updated 04/12/2014
Total Numbers of Communities 14
Total numbers of Administered Section 8 Voucher 2,372
Total numbers of Administered Public Housing Units 2,606
Waiting list for the Providence Housing Authority (PHA) is currently Open


2020 Income Limits for Providence County, RI

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 Providence County, RI:

Median Income
$87,000
Income Limit Category
Persons in Family
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 50%
  • Very Low Income Limit
  • $30,450
  • $34,800
  • $39,150
  • $43,500
  • $47,000
  • $50,500
  • $53,950
  • $57,450
  • 30%
  • Extremely Low Income Limit
  • $18,300
  • $20,900
  • $23,500
  • $26,200
  • $30,680
  • $35,160
  • $39,640
  • $44,120
  • 80%
  • Low Income Limit
  • $48,750
  • $55,700
  • $62,650
  • $69,600
  • $75,200
  • $80,750
  • $86,350
  • $91,900

2017 Fair Market Rents for Providence County, RI

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 Providence County, RI:

Efficiency One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four-Bedroom
$732 $827 $994 $1244 $1485



Agency Name City State Section 8 Voucher Housing Units Status Distance
Rhode Island Housing Rhode Island Housing Providence RI 1,835 N/A Open 0.49 Miles Contact
Cranston Housing Authority Cranston Housing Authority Cranston RI 2,701 N/A Open 1.99 Miles Contact
East Providence Housing Authority East Providence Housing Authority East Providence RI 1,526 N/A Open 2.96 Miles Contact
North Providence Housing Authority North Providence Housing Authority North Providence RI 104 56 Open 3.22 Miles Contact
Johnston Housing Authority (JHA) Johnston Housing Authority (JHA) Johnston RI N/A N/A Open 3.45 Miles Contact
Pawtucket Housing Authority Pawtucket Housing Authority Pawtucket RI 761 1,085 Open 4.69 Miles Contact

Housing Authority

Providence Housing Authority (PHA) Program Type:
  • Section 8 Voucher
  • Low Rent Units
2,606
Total Subsidized Units for Rental Assistance Availability

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Providence County Quick Facts

Population: 631,974
Persons Per Household: 2.52
Housing Units in Multi-units Structure: 51.7%
Homeownership Rate: 54.3%
Housing Units: 263,127
Yearly Income Per Person: $26,308
Median Household Income: $49,297