Worcester Housing Authority

Public Notices and Meetings

PUBLIC HEARING - The Worcester Housing Authority will be holding a Public Hearing on July 26, 2017 @ 2:00 P.M. at 40 Belmont Street in the Community Room to review and solicit comments on the Authority’s FY 2017 HUD Capital Fund Program.   A review of the proposed Modernization activities will be conducted.  Interest parties are invited to attend at which time the FY 2017 plan will be distributed. 

Important Notice! Please be advised that beginning January 2017, all Housing Assistance Payments (“HAP”) for our federal Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program will be available to our property owners on the third business day of the month. If the third business day falls on a Saturday, Sunday or legal Holiday, the HAP will be available the following business day. Posted 10/17/2016

Please be advised that our Belmont Street Management offices have moved and are now located at 11 Lake Avenue, Lower level.  They can be reached by phone at: 508-635-3050 and by fax 508-798-4524. Posted 10/17/2016

News and Releases

Low-Income Workers May Get To Own A Home With New Program In Worcester
A new home ownership program designed to help those on federal assistance get into the housing market starts this spring in Worcester.  

Worcester Housing Authority, nonprofit Section 8 families own homes
The Worcester Housing Authority is partnering with a Boston nonprofit

Worcester Housing Authority's SportsZone after school program
The Worcester Housing Authority's  after school program news report on Charter TV3 

Worcester Housing Authority receives $173K Fire prevention grant for 862 apartments
The Worcester Housing Authority this week was awarded $173,000 to go toward an initiative educating tenants of four Worcester Housing Authority towers on safe cooking and fire prevention.

September 7, 2016 – WHA Hires new Chief Procurement Officer

The Worcester Housing Authority is pleased to announce that Jackson Restrepo has been hired to join the WHA as the Chief Procurement Officer, starting at the end of September.

August 15, 2016 – WHA hires new Director of Human Resources
The Worcester Housing Authority is delighted that Erin Jansky has been hired to join the WHA as the Director of Human Resources, starting in early September.

Worcester Housing Authority gets $336K grant for self-sufficiency program
The Worcester Housing Authority this week was awarded more than $336,000 for its federal self-sufficiency program - the highest tally of any city statewide. July 20th, 2016

Fox 25 News reports on the success of the A Better Life Program
October 20th, 2015

The failure of public assistance
Welfare programs have become permanent way of life. Raymond V. Mariano July 7th, 2015

A Better Life January 2015 Press Release

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