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.


Notice of Public Hearing

The Amherst Housing Authority invites all tenants and the general public to a review of the Authority's Proposed Annual Plan for Fiscal Year 2022 The Annual Plan is intended to provide insight into the Authority’s operations and plans for the coming fiscal year as they affect the Authority’s state-aided public housing.

The Proposed Annual Plan is comprised of the following elements:

1. Proposed Capital Improvement Plan (5-year)

2. Proposed Maintenance and Repair Plan

3. Current Operating Budget

4. Responses to the Performance Management Review (PMR) findings

5. List of housing authority policies

6. List of waivers from governing regulations of the Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD)

7. Other elements

Hearing date and time: December 21, 20202 @ 2:00 PM 

Hearing location:

Join virtually: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/302411629

Join by phone: 1 (877) 309-2073 Enter Access Code: 302-411-629 

Preview the Proposed Annual Plan below:

Public Notice for Sec 8 HCV Waitlist Applicants

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.