Boston Housing Authority

Departments > Occupancy

Occupancy 

The Occupancy Department receives and processes applications for Public Housing and Section 8/Leased Housing programs. The department is also responsible for communicating with applicants through the waiting period, maintaining the waiting list and overseeing the transfer request process.

Phone: (617) 988-3400 
TTY: (800) 545-1833 ext. 420 
Email the Occupancy Department
 

How Do I Apply for BHA Housing?

Detailed information on the application process for all housing programs.
 

Transfers

Learn how the transfer process works.
 

Reasonable Accommodations

For applicants and residents with disabilities where reasonable accommodation is needed to provide an equal opportunity to use and enjoy BHA’s housing.
 

Admissions & Continued Occupancy Policy (ACOP)

The ACOP governs admissions and continued occupancy policies for the BHA's public housing program.
 

Designated Housing Plan

The Plan provides guidelines for the allocation of housing units in the federal elderly/disabled housing program portfolio. 
 

Development Descriptions

Descriptions of all BHA housing communities