Section 8

Hamden Housing Authority’s Section 8 Waiting List is currently closed. Please contact Info-Line (dial 211 in CT), or visit the website at to obtain information about any housing authorities that are taking applications.
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Hamden Housing Portability Information

When you find an available unit in the TOWN OF HAMDEN and want to have your filed transferred (ported) to our office from an agency other than J. D’Amelia & Associates, please provide your caseworker at your current Housing Authority with the following information:

Hamden Housing Authority
Attn: L. Heaney, Section 8 Manager
51 Worth Avenue, Hamden, CT 06518
FAX: 203-248-5505

Hamden Housing Authority Section 8 Payment Standards

Effective January 1, 2024

Number of Bedrooms All Utilities Included Without Utilities (Approximately)
0BR $1376 $1200
1BR $1511 $1315
2BR $1844 $1590
3BR $2268 $1970
4BR $2583 $2222
5BR $2970 $2533
6BR $3358 $2835

Procedures for Submitting Changes of Income

Procedures for Submitting Changes of Income Form

Section 8 Landlord Information

If you are a landlord and have not received rent payment, and it is after the 15th of the month, please submit an email request to, and please include the following:

  • Landlord's name:
  • Landlord's phone number:
  • Tenant's full name:
  • Full address of property (include floor, apartment, or unit number):
  • Month of Missing Payment:

Our staff is available by appointment only. If you need further assistance, please contact the call center at 203-281-7669 x. 101.