To inquire about a housing application, please contact Maria Vega at 401.721.6022 or

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Public Housing Program

The Housing Authority of the City of Pawtucket, Rhode Island owns and manages five public housing developments consisting of 784 units throughout the City of Pawtucket. Two of the developments have been designated elderly-only, two are mixed elderly/disabled developments, and one is family developments.

The Housing Authority provides federally subsidized housing to individuals whose household incomes range from very low, low, and moderate incomes. Tenant's affordable rent is based on 30% of their adjusted income. The Housing Authority also has a flat rent for each unit based on the local unsubsidized housing market.

For the fiscal year beginning April 1, 2016, the Pawtucket Housing Authority was designated as a high performer.  The following is links are our annual plans and our goals and objectives:

Pawtucket Housing Authority 5-Year Plan 2019-2024
Pawtucket Housing Authority Goals and Objectives
PHA Five year Capital Fund Plan 2017-2021
PHA Five year Capital Fund Plan 2019-2023
PHA Five year Capital Fund Plan 2020-2024

For more information, please contact Sheila Santos, Director of Public Housing at 401-721-6012 or at

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