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Section 8 Leased Housing Applicants

Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

The Fitchburg Housing Authoritys administers the federally funded (HUD) Section 8, or the Housing Choice Voucher Program which provides housing assistance to low-income renters and homeowners. Participants in this program rent private apartments in the community and receive financial assistance from the Voucher Program to pay a portion of the rent. They may have to pay for some utilities. Citizenship status applies.

Payment Standards

Click here for the 2019 Rental Payment Standard for Section 8 Voucher Holders allowed in the Fitchburg - Leominster Area
Click here for the 2019 Utility Allowance Standard for Section 8 Participants

How to Apply for the Section 8 Voucher Program

Applications and information about eligibility guidelines and waiting lists may be obtained from the main administrative office located at 50 Day Street, Fitchburg, Massachusetts 01420. Completed Section 8 applications must be returned to the Leased Housing Department located, 50 Day Street, Fitchburg, MA 01420. If you are disabled and need some assistance in completing applications for housing, or need some other accommodations in the application process, please tell us. Rent is calculated at 30-40% of monthly income for the Section 8 Voucher Program. Annual income is the sum of all income including wages, Social Security, pensions, interest and dividend payments, etc. Deductions such as medical and childcare expenses may be allowed. Applications may also be downloaded from the link below.

Click Here for information about the Section 8 Pre-Application.
Click Here for Section 8 Pre-Application.
Click Here to download an application through the Massachusetts Section 8 Centralized Waitlist. This resource includes applications in other languages, additional application information and forms.
Click Here to download the MRVP Application.

If you have already applied and want to see where you are on the wait list, Click Here. Once you arrive at the GoSection 8 website, you must create an account or sign in and follow the instructions to view your wait list status.

Rental Listing Information

Click Here for, the largest rental-listing service for the Section 8 housing market. They service families, landlords and public-housing agencies across the United States. They provide free information about current housing options under HUD’s Section 8 Housing Voucher (Section 8) Program in every market in the country.

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