How To Find Us
How To Contact Us
-Opportunities to Volunteer
Our Housing Programs
-Application for State-Aided
-Housing for Persons with
-Application for Family
-Section 8 Voucher Program
-Section 8 Application and
-Board of Commissioners
-Section 8 Information for
and Voucher Holders
and Complaint Forms
Confidentiality and Privacy
Information for Existing Tenants
-Form of Lease
-Rent Collection Policy
-Equal Housing Opportunity
Other Housing Resources in the Amherst Area
-Rental Property List
WELCOME TO THE AMHERST HOUSING AUTHORITY
Our goal is to provide you with a comprehensive guide to the agency's housing programs. On our website, you will find links to documents that range from applications for the various housing programs; housing plans; the Section 8 Administrative Plan; the Federal 5 year plan; minutes from the Board of Commissioners meetings; Annual Reports; numerous agency policies and even opportunities for volunteering. We hope that as you wander your way through our website you find the vast amount of information beneficial to you.
Denise LeDuc, Executive Director
HOUSE FOR SALE BY AMHERST HOUSING AUTHORITY
The Amherst Housing Authority is seeking proposals from buyers interested in the former Eva Schiffer home, located at 27 Kendrick Place, Amherst, MA. The home is being sold by the AHA in accordance with M.G.L. Chapter 30B and requires interested buyers to respond to the AHA's Request for Proposals. The home has 3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms and is located in downtown Amherst. The current appraised value is $307,000 and the minimum bid price is $220,000. To download a copy of the flyer, click here. To request a copy of the RFP, or for any questions, please contact Janna Tetreault at 413-256-8128 x302 or at firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline to submit the RFP is June 19, 2014 at 12:00 p.m..
THE AMHERST HOUSING AUTHORITY'S MISSION STATEMENT
2. To support programs, services and resources that promote economic self-sufficiency, and improve community quality of life, tenant empowerment and responsibility.
3. To maintain quality of service delivery and ensure equal opportunity in housing.
4. To operate programs and deliver services that maximize financial and human resources while maintaining fiscal responsibility.
Town of Amherst
Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development
Department of Housing and Urban Development
UMASS Off Campus Housing Office
Massachusetts Fair Housing Center