Section 8 Vouchers

The West Hartford Housing Authority administers the Section 8 tenant-based program for consumers residing in the town of West Hartford and is also a subcontractor for the Department of Housing’ Section 8 / Rental Assistance Program. Every apartment must pass an initial and annual Housing Quality Inspection to ensure that the unit/home is safe.

Program Information

Section 8 Properties

Safe, Comfortable Living for Your Family

The Section 8 Housing Voucher Program help you to find a great place to live. Housing quality standards ensure that your home is safe, healthy, and comfortable. Learn more about the Section 8 program.

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Family Self-Sufficiency Program (FSS)

Family Self Sufficiency Program

Building better communities

The WHHA Family Self Sufficiency (FSS) program’s objective is to help create more financially stable citizens within the West Hartford community. The FSS program links families to services, agencies, and businesses.

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Housing Unit Allowance for Tenant’s Utilities

Payment Standards and Utility Allowances

Housing unit allowance for utilities

A chart showing the utility allowances, by number of bedroom, for single-family homes, row houses, garden apartments, high-rise buildings, and mobile homes. Also shows cooking, water heating, and more.

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Homeownership

Home Ownership

Realize the dream of homeownership

The homeownership option is used to assist a family residing in a home purchased and owned by one or more members of a family. This program is designed for first-time homeowners who meet certain qualifications and requirements.

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HUD & Community Resources

Community Resources

Information about HUD and community resources

Contact information for West Hartford–area banks, education, employment, family services, housing, nursing, skills training, state and town training. Also downloadable PDFs of tenancy forms and the HAP contract.

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