Providence Housing Authority Application Process

Application Form:

Applicants obtain and complete an application for public housing at 100 Broad Street.

Applicants interested in Family Housing must complete a Pre-Application prior to applying for housing. Download Pre-Application Here

Reciept Letter:

Applicants receive a receipt letter, which states application date, bedroom size required, and expected wait on the list.


PHA investigates applicant’s past behavior to verify suitability for admission, including landlord references, court records, police records, and a home-visit.


All information in the written application relative to the family’s composition, income, and family assets is verified.

Waiting List:

Eligible applicants are placed on an authority-wide waiting list based on unit size and date of application.

*When a unit becomes available, it is offered to the person at the top of the waiting list.*



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