The Amherst Housing Authority (AHA) is adding a limited preference to its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list for applicants who are homeless or at-risk of homelessness. The preference will be limited to 13 eligible families. The AHA will begin implementing this limited preference on July 31, 2020.
To qualify for the limited preference, families must be currently experiencing homelessness, at-risk of homelessness, transitioning out of an institutional or segregated setting, at serious risk of institutionalization, or residing in a Rapid Rehousing or Permanent Supportive Housing program and be at-risk of homelessness.
Please open the above PDF document for further details.
We encourage all residents, participants, applicants and the general public to conduct business with the Housing Authority via email, mail or phone in lieu of comin into the office. If you need to come to the office, please call ahead to schedule an appointment.
Please navigate to the STAFF link for the appropriate telephone extensions and email address.