Vernon Housing Authority

21 Court St., Vernon, CT, 06066
(860) 871-0886

Tolland County

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About Vernon Housing Authority

The Vernon Housing Authority has been serving the needs of the Vernon-Rockville community in Connecticut for over 50 years. We offer multiple types of housing through our various programs. Our well-maintained communities are located in quiet neighborhoods, and are open to the elderly and/or disabled. The apartments are subsidized, with utilities included and are conveniently located near supermarkets, pharmacies and public transportation.

Mission Statement

It is the mission of the Vernon Housing Authority to build better neighborhoods by providing comprehensive housing opportunities for qualified families through creative and professional service or partnership with the greater community.

In addition, the Housing Authority will continue to provide sanitary and affordable housing for qualified, low income individuals and families.

Program Summary for Vernon Housing Authority

Vernon 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. Vernon Housing Authority manages several funded programs and has a total of 270 subsidized affordable housing units for rental assistance. Vernon Housing Authority administered a total of 290 Section 8 Vouchers. Vernon Housing Authority currently has low rent units and Section 8 Voucher as its program type. Vernon Housing Authority is located at 21 Court St., Vernon, CT, 06066 and serves the city of Vernon. Income limits, fair market rents and rent rates vary with each agency. Please contact Vernon Housing Authority at, (860) 871-0886 for more information about coverage area and program availability.

Current Status Active
Size of Vernon Housing Authority compared nationally Large
Last Updated 04/12/2014
Total Numbers of Communities 6
Total numbers of Administered Section 8 Voucher 290
Total numbers of Administered Public Housing Units 270
Waiting list for the Vernon Housing Authority is currently Open

2018 Income Limits for Tolland County, CT

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 Tolland County, CT:

Median Income
Income Limit Category
Persons in Family
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 50%
  • Very Low Income Limit
  • $31,300
  • $35,750
  • $40,200
  • $44,650
  • $48,250
  • $51,800
  • $55,400
  • $58,950
  • 30%
  • Extremely Low Income Limit
  • $18,800
  • $21,450
  • $24,150
  • $26,800
  • $28,950
  • $32,580
  • $36,730
  • $40,890
  • 80%
  • Low Income Limit
  • $46,000
  • $52,600
  • $59,150
  • $65,700
  • $71,000
  • $76,250
  • $81,500
  • $86,750

2017 Fair Market Rents for Tolland County, CT

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 Tolland County, CT:

Efficiency One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four-Bedroom
$782 $971 $1212 $1516 $1707

Agency Name City State Section 8 Voucher Housing Units Status Distance
American Training, Inc American Training, Inc Andover MA 50 N/A Open 1.57 Miles Contact
Lawrence Housing Authority Lawrence Housing Authority Lawrence MA 1,023 1,056 Open 2 Miles Contact
North Andover Housing Authority North Andover Housing Authority North Andover MA 133 105 Open 2.06 Miles Contact
Andover Housing Authority Andover Housing Authority Andover MA 127 N/A Open 2.91 Miles Contact
Methuen Housing Authority Methuen Housing Authority Methuen MA 558 42 Open 3.1 Miles Contact
Tewksbury Housing Authority Tewksbury Housing Authority Tewksbury MA 197 N/A Open 5.74 Miles Contact

Housing Authority

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

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Tolland County Quick Facts

Population: 151,367
Persons Per Household: 2.52
Housing Units in Multi-units Structure: 24.5%
Homeownership Rate: 74.4%
Housing Units: 58,339
Yearly Income Per Person: $34,392
Median Household Income: $80,529