Housing Authority of the Town of Glastonbury

Applying for Housing


Individuals must meet certain requirements to participate in the housing programs of the Housing Authority of the Town of Glastonbury. The following represent basic requirements. Interested parties are advised to contact the Main Office directly for more complete and specific information as individual circumstances may vary.

Income limits

Persons applying for assistance in any of the state or federal programs (except assisted living) must earn less than 80% of the area median income. As of April 1, 2020, the income limits were as follows based upon household size:

1 Person

2 Persons 3 Persons 4 Persons 5 Persons 6 Persons 7 Persons 8 Persons
$54,950 $62,800 $70,650 $78,500 $84,800 $91,100 $97,350 $103,650

Eligibility for Village Green and Knox Lane Annex is subject to minimum income requirements. As of April 15, 2020, these are as follows:

Knox Lane Annex Village Green
$12,000 $12,000

Income limits for Center Village and Herbert T. Clark Assisted Living are based on the CHFA tax credit limits. There are three income categories based on 25%, 50% and 60% of area median income. As of April 1, 2020, these income limits are as follows:

  1 Person 2 Persons
60% $43,140 $49,260
50% $35,950 $41,050
25% $17,975 $20,525

Applicants for the Herbert T. Clark Assisted Living or Herbert T. Clark Congregate must be at least age 62. Assisted living applicants must be eligible for the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program (LIHTC). To receive subsidized assisted living and core services, they must also be eligible for the Connecticut Home Care Program for Elders (CHCPE).

Center Village and Village Green applicants must meet the income requirements above and must be 62 year of age or older, or a person who has been certified as being totally disabled under the Federal Social Security Act or certified by any other federal board or agency as being totally disabled.

Welles Village applicants must meet the income requirements above.


Applicants for all programs except Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) are subject to background screening. This screening includes credit checks, landlord references, and a criminal background check against the National Criminal Information Clearinghouse. Income and other applicant information in those programs will be verified. False information submitted in applications to these programs will be grounds for rejection.


Instructions Due to COVID-19 GHA has suspended accepting applications until Tuesday, June 23, 2020 at 9:00am.

For Applications, please stop by the Main Office (or Herbert T. Clark House for Assisted Living and Congregate Housing) or send a large (9x12) self-addressed envelope with $1.61 postage if you are unable to stop by.


Applications will require a personal interview and various materials and documents that must be presented to staff in original form. Applications submitted without the benefit of these materials or that are incomplete may be returned, and in any event will NOT be processed until such materials or interview is obtained. If the family is incapable of appearing in person and provides GHA written documentation of the reason why, GHA may decide waive the requirement to appear in person for good cause. Any such waiver may be granted in the sole discretion of the Housing Authority. If such a waiver is granted, the application must be returned to GHA by mail. Acceptance of the application will be conditional upon verification of the required original documents. Incomplete applications will not be accepted. All questions must be legibly answered and all required documentation must be included with the application.

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