Main Office Number: 781-894-3357
TDD Phone Number: 781-894-3357
Maintenance/Emergency: 781-899-6363

Regular Business Hours:
Monday-Wednesday: 8:00am to 4:30pm
Thursday: 11:00am to 5:30pm
Friday: 8:00am to noon



Section 8

The Waltham Housing Authority is participating in the "Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program Centralized Waitlist”.

For details about the list and how to apply click on the following link.

Waltham Housing Authority Federal Assistance Application.

Check out the Massachusetts Government website (link follows) to access additional Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) Application Forms.  Many of the forms are available in different languages.

If you have already applied and wish to check on your status or update your application, click on one of the following links.

Waltham Housing Voucher Lottery Announcement (updated 2/15/2017)

  • Up to 50 housing vouchers, will be available to qualified Waltham applicants for rental subsidy in Waltham. Families and individuals with income less than 50% AMI may apply: 1 person $34,350; 2 people $39,250; 3 people $44,150; 4 people $49,050; 5 people $53,000.
  • The Voucher Program is being funded by the City of Waltham through the Community Preservation Committee and is administered by the Waltham Housing Authority. Rental voucher payments are limited to thirty-six (36) months.
  • Lottery Date: The Lottery was held at 119 School Street Waltham MA on February 24, 2017.
  • Click here to view Voucher Lottery List
  • Tenant Portion of Rent is 30% of Adjusted Monthly Income or $300.00 whichever is greater.
  • Maximum rent is 120% of HUD most recent published fair market rents.
  • Other requirements and restrictions also apply
  • Assistance is available for those with limited English proficiency, free of charge. Please contact our office at 781-894-3357.
  • Assistencia gratutita disponivel para clients que nao falam Ingles. Telefone de contato: 781-894-3357.
  • Asistencia gratis disponible para aquellos con Ingles limitado. Favor de comunicarse con nuestra oficina ao: 781-894-3357.