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PRE-APPLICATIONS FOR BOSTON HOUSING AUTHORITY (BHA)

Online Waiting List Pre-Application

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Written requests for persons with disabilities or persons needing assistance must be put in writing to the BHA Office.

Before you start the application, you’ll need to the following:

1. Gather Household Information:
Social Security Numbers, Annual income, Names & Dates of Birth

2. Review BHA’s Housing Options:
Public Housing | Project Based Section 8 | Other Project Based

3. Review Eligibility Requirements:
Review eligibility criteria for the programs and the income limits to see if you qualify.

Additional Information

FAQs: Review other Frequently Asked Questions about the application process.

Updates: Once added to a waiting list, you will receive communication by mail for updates or when you come to the top of the list. Failure to respond to BHA communications may result in removal from the waiting list.

Status Line: For additional questions, call (617) 988-3400, Monday through Wednesday from 11am to 2pm.

Fair Housing & Reasonable Accommodation: The BHA complies with all state and federal fair housing and anti-discrimination laws. If you are a person with disabilities and require assistance with this application, you may submit a written request for reasonable accommodation.

Once you are ready to begin, click the Start Here button below.