The Housing Choice Voucher Program is the federal government’s program for assisting very low-income families, the elderly, and the disabled to afford decent, safe, and sanitary housing in the private market.
The participating family pays the landlord 30% of the total gross household income with adjustments for medical expenses and childcare.
A housing subsidy is paid directly to the landlord by Greenwich Communities on behalf of tenant for the remaining portion of the rent charged.
EXTERNAL PORT REQUESTS
Existing Voucher Holders from other agencies wishing to transfer their subsidy into Greenwich, CT must provide this information to their Initial Housing Authority.
*Greenwich Communities is absorbing.
INTERNAL PORT REQUESTS
Existing Voucher Holders from Greenwich Communities wishing to transfer their subsidy out to another jurisdiction must review and follow the attached instructions.
Pay close attention to the payment standards in the jurisdiction you wish to move to.
This document lists the rent amounts the HCV program will allow for each bedroom size.
REQUEST FOR TENANCY APPROVALVoucher Holders seeking to change their unit will need to complete the following forms with the assistance of the potential new landlord and their current landlord.
LIST OF LOCAL LANDLORDS
There are several landlords in Greenwich who have multiple apartment units they lease to existing voucher holders. Download this list of names and contact information. Greenwich Communities does not imply the availability or suitability of units from the Landlords listed.