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Public Housing Admissions

Public Housing Admissions

The Providence Housing Authority manages 2,606 units of public housing throughout the City of Providence.  There are three types of housing offered within the program:

Family Developments     |     Elderly and Disabled Developments    |     Elderly Only Developments

Elderly/Disabled Developments

Individuals who are between 50 to 61 years of age, and are neither disabled nor handicapped are eligible for a studio only. Individuals who are 62 years of age or older and/or disabled are eligible for a studio; they may opt for a one bedroom unit. Individuals who are elderly (62 years of age or older) and/or disabled/handicapped, and living with a spouse or a significant other are eligible for a one bedroom unit.

 

Family Developments

Individuals who are elderly (62 years of age or older) and/or disabled, and living with a minor child or two minor children of the same sex, are eligible for a two bedroom unit. Applicants who are a single head of household and/or living with a significant other who are not elderly (62 years of age or older) and/or disabled/handicapped are eligible for a one bedroom unit. Families are eligible for all family developments. Bedroom size is determined by family composition. Applicants must be 18 years of age in order to apply. 

To learn more about the application process and eligibility requirements, click here.  All applications are available in English and Spanish.

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