Applicants

There is a waiting list for all Winooski Housing Authority’s subsidized housing programs. In order to be placed on a waiting list you must submit a completed application and meet all eligibility criteria.

Section 8 Project Based Properties

The Project Based properties consist of three properties for seniors and disabled families and two properties that include two through five bedroom apartments for families. The waiting list time frame varies based on the property and bedroom size, wait times can be from between six months and three years. When your name reaches the top of the waiting list and there is an apartment available the Property Manager will determine final eligibility.

Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

Once it has been determined that a family is eligible for assistance they are placed on the waiting list. When funding becomes available, the WHA will re-verify family eligibility and issue the family a voucher.

The Courtyard

The waiting list time frame varies depending on apartment size. When your name reaches the top of the waiting list and there is an apartment available the Property Manager will determine final eligibility.


Application Process

The Housing Authority is required to use HUD’s most recently published income limits for the Burlington area in determining income eligibility.

To apply for housing assistance you can pick up an application at our office or you can complete the application online, print and hand deliver to our office or return by mail. The WHA office is located at 83 Barlow Street, Winooski VT. 05404

In order to be income eligible you must meet the income requirements.

Income Limits - 2021

Household Size Extremely Low Income Very Low Income Section 8
1 20,150 33,600
2 23,000 38,400
3 25,900 43,200
4 28,750 47,950
5 31,050 51,800
6 35,580 55,650
7 40,120 59,500
8 44,660 63,300