Housing Authority

The following information entries pertains to where to go, who to contact or websites to obtain Public Housing Vouchers or related information.

To apply for a Housing Choice Voucher Program (formerly Section 8 vouchers) in the Town of Douglas Region, contact RCAP Solutions, Inc. – 12 East Worcester Street, Worcester, MA 01604. Toll Free:  800-488-1969 x 6602 (Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.), or visit http://www.rcapsolutions.org/rental-assistance/ for more information on programs as well as housing applications.

 

RCAP Solutions provides a number of programs which assist tenants in paying for their rent.  These subsidies provide rental support for tenants in privately owned units.  The tenants must be income eligible and the units must pass program-specific housing quality standards inspection. For information on other programs including affordable housing, homelessness prevention, workforce development, family unification and self-sufficiency services, visit http://www.rcapsolutions.org or call 800-488-1969 and ask to speak to an HCEC Housing Counselor (Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.).

 

For a list of Local Housing Authorities in the Commonwealth;

    http://www.mass.gov/hed/economic/eohed/dhcd/contacts/local-housing-authority-listing.html

   

For information on additional housing information at the State level - Department of Housing and Community Development

   http://www.mass.gov/hed/economic/eohed/dhcd/

          or  call;

     Public Housing and Rental Assistance (main) 617-573-1150

 

For some Blackstone Valley area Local Housing Authorities who have public housing here is a partial list.  It is not all inclusive and you will need to contact each LHA to checking on availability or waiting list plus application requirements;

Suttonhttp://www.suttonma.org/Pages/SuttonMA_BComm/housing

Charlton: http://www.townofcharlton.net/housingauthority.htm

Uxbridge: http://www.uxbridge-ma.gov/Pages/UxbridgeMA_Bcomm/HousingAuth/index

Northbridge: http://www.northbridgemass.org/northbridge-housing-authority

Uptonhttp://www.upton.ma.us/pages/UptonMA_BComm/housing/index

Webster: http://www.webster-ma.gov/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=175&Itemid=830

and of course Worcesterhttp://www.worcester-housing.com/