Lowell Housing Authority

350 Moody Street, Lowell, MA, 01854
(978) 937-3500

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About Lowell Housing Authority

The Lowell Housing Authority was founded in 1937 and throughout its history has proudly striven for and achieved the highest rating from the Department of Housing and Urban Development. The LHA has served and continues to serve the residents of the City of Lowell in times of crisis, as well as in times of prosperity. From the time of its creation, the LHA has never wavered from its commitment to provide safe, affordable housing for the people who need it most. Neither has the LHA ever shirked its responsibilities or shied away from new ventures. The Lowell Housing Authority continues to reorganize itself in anticipation of the changing needs of the community it serves and continuing financial restraints of a public subsidy corporation.

Mission Statement

The Lowell Housing Authority team, working in partnership with other housing providers, local Government and our residents will strive to provide the highest level of housing and a variety of Social Service programs that will assist residents and employees in achieving their highest level of self-sufficiency

Program Summary for Lowell Housing Authority

Lowell Housing Authority is a public housing agency that helps provide decent and safe rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. Lowell Housing Authority manages several funded programs and has a total of 1,698 subsidized affordable housing units for rental assistance. Lowell Housing Authority administered a total of 1,246 Section 8 Vouchers. Lowell Housing Authority currently has low rent units and Section 8 Voucher as its program type. Lowell Housing Authority is located at 350 Moody Street, Lowell, MA, 01854 and serves the city of Lowell. Income limits, fair market rents and rent rates vary with each agency. Please contact Lowell Housing Authority at, (978) 937-3500 for more information about coverage area and program availability.

Current Status Active
Size of Lowell Housing Authority compared nationally Large
Last Updated 04/12/2014
Total Numbers of Communities 5
Total numbers of Administered Section 8 Voucher 1,246
Total numbers of Administered Public Housing Units 1,698
Waiting list for the Lowell Housing Authority is currently Open

2022 Income Limits for Middlesex County, MA

HUD sets Income Limits for each area based on the median family income in that area. Each Public Housing Agency (PHA) will use the Income Limit set for the jurisdiction that the PHA covers. Therefore, a family may be eligible for one PHA but not another. The number of people in a household determines the Income Limit that is set for determining the family's eligibility for the program that they are applying for. Below are the Income Limits for Middlesex County, MA:

Median Income
Income Limit Category
Persons in Family
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 50%
  • Very Low Income Limit
  • $44,800
  • $51,200
  • $57,600
  • $63,950
  • $69,100
  • $74,200
  • $79,300
  • $84,450
  • 30%
  • Extremely Low Income Limit
  • $26,850
  • $30,700
  • $34,550
  • $38,350
  • $41,450
  • $44,500
  • $47,600
  • $50,650
  • 80%
  • Low Income Limit
  • $67,400
  • $77,000
  • $86,650
  • $96,250
  • $103,950
  • $111,650
  • $119,350
  • $127,050

2017 Fair Market Rents for Middlesex County, MA

Fair Market Rents are HUD's determination of the average rents in a particular area for each bedroom size. The FMRs are set each year based on the rental rates of unsubsidized units so that participants in HUD programs have equal access for affordable housing. Here are the Fair Market Rents for Middlesex County, MA:

Efficiency One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four-Bedroom
$1194 $1372 $1691 $2116 $2331

Agency Name City State Section 8 Voucher Housing Units Status Distance
Community Teamwork, Inc. Community Teamwork, Inc. Lowell MA 43 N/A Open 0.41 Miles Contact
Dracut Housing Authority Dracut Housing Authority Dracut MA 843 N/A Open 2.47 Miles Contact
Chelmsford Housing Authority Chelmsford Housing Authority Chelmsford MA 637 N/A Open 3.77 Miles Contact
Tewksbury Housing Authority Tewksbury Housing Authority Tewksbury MA 197 N/A Open 4.94 Miles Contact
Billerica Housing Authority Billerica Housing Authority Billerica MA 65 N/A Open 6.63 Miles Contact
American Training, Inc American Training, Inc Andover MA 50 N/A Open 6.72 Miles Contact

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Lowell Housing Authority Program Type:
  • Section 8 Voucher
  • Low Rent Units
Total Subsidized Units for Rental Assistance Availability

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Middlesex County Quick Facts

Population: 1,570,315
Persons Per Household: 2.52
Housing Units in Multi-units Structure: 44.5%
Homeownership Rate: 62.7%
Housing Units: 614,474
Yearly Income Per Person: $42,861
Median Household Income: $82,090