Applicants Information

Chelsea Housing Authority administers state and federally supported affordable housing programs for low-income family, elderly and disabled households.  State Application and Federal Application forms can be accessed here.  For Additional information on these programs, the waiting lists, and Chelsea Housing Authority's eligibility requirements, click the links below in the FORMS and LINKS section.

Public Housing Programs

There are two types of public housing programs available to low-income households looking for federally or state subsidized housing assistance:

Elderly/Disabled Public Housing - the CHA oversees 3 elderly/disabled developments

  • The "Margolis" building is our one federal elderly/disabled developments located at 260 Clark
    Ave is a 13 story high rise building consisting of 151 units.
  • The "union park" development is one of our two state elderly/disabled developments located in several locations: Sixth, Walnut, Orange, and Spruce Street. This development consists of 56 units.
  • The "Buckley" Building is  a high rise state elderly/disabled building located at 14 Bloomingdale Street consisting of  209 units.

Family Public Housing - the CHA oversees five family developments

  • The CHA manages three state developments: Fitzpatrick, Prattville, and Innes consist of 294 units
    total.
  • The CHA manages two federal family developments: Mace and scrivano which consist of  199 units total.
 

FORMS and LINKS

State Application

Federal Application

Applicant Change of Status

Applicant Change of Address

Income Limits

Program Rules

Preferences Fact Sheet

Emergency Application Instructions

Checklist of Required Verification Document for Priority Status

Closed Waiting Lists

Voucher Programs

There are three types of housing choice voucher programs available to low-income households looking for federally or state subsidized housing assistance:

  • Centralized Section 8
  • Alternative Housing Voucher Program (AHVP)
  • Massachusetts Rental Voucher Program