Fall River Housing Authority
Important Notice: In response to COVID-19 and mounting public health concerns, please check the following FRHA operational changes and safety measures that are in effect until further notice. We will advise on updates and changes as they arise. Due to the high volume of predicted interims during this time, please fill out and complete the interim worksheet and fax or mail back with all necessary paperwork to your worker. Thank You
Federal Section 8 Voucher Program
Our Federally subsidized Section 8 Program covers families, elderly and handicapped people. We have subsidy available to house families in private apartments in the Greater Fall River Area.
Please be advised that until further notice, the Section 8 department will be closed to the public on Wednesdays. Please plan accordingly. In addition, the Section 8 department will be moving from its current location at 180 Morgan Street to their new location at 1197 Robeson Street (Cardinal Medeiros Towers), lower level. Please note that the only parking available will be street parking.
The move will begin on March 12, 2018 and the new Section 8 offices will open on or about Monday March 19, 2018. If you have any questions, please contact the Section 8 department directly at 508-675-3595.
Fall River Housing Authority
How & Where To Apply
You may apply for this program online or at Fall River Housing Authority. Where you apply does not matter because all of the participating Authorities use the exact same list. Applying at the Fall River Housing Authority does not give you any advantage over those applying at a different location.
Our Tenant Selection Office also has applications on hand and will assist you in completing the application. They are open from 9am to 4pm Monday thru Friday.
Project Based Voucher
Presently the Fall River Housing Authority is accepting applications for Project Based Vouchers. There are currently 3 sites in Fall River, MA where these vouchers are being accepted. To obtain this application you may download it here or pick it up at 1197 Robeson Street, Fall River, MA.
Applications may be mailed to P.O. Box 989 Fall River, MA Attn: Section 8 Dept-Project Based or dropped off in person at 1197 Robeson Street, Fall River, MA. We have attached to the application a list of frequently asked questions which explains what this program is and how it works.
Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program
income limits for admission must not exceed these amounts:
Number In Family / Maximum Income
1 Person – $30,450
2 People – $34,800
3 People – $39,150
4 People – $43,500
5 People – $47,000
6 People – $50,500
7 People – $53,950
8 People – $57,450
Please be advised, the payment standards listed above are not suggested contract rents. Rents requested will be confirmed through market analysis conducted by FRHA.
RENTS IN THESE DEVELOPMENTS ARE BASED ON THE INCOME OF THE FAMILY OCCUPYING THE APARTMENT. RENTS ARE COMPUTED AT 30% OF THE TENANTS NET INCOME AFTER DEDUCTIONS ALLOWED BY HUD GUIDELINES.
Customer Support Number for Applicants
For additional information please contact