State and Federal Public Housing
The Salem Housing Authority owns and manages 715 units of state and federally funded elderly, family, and handicapped public housing. These units are located at 22 sites throughout the City; see OUR PROPERTIES
for a complete list.
Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program
The SHA administers the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program and is a part of the Centralized Waiting List; see www.section8listmass.org
Section 8 Housing Project-based Voucher Program
The SHA administers Section 8 Project-based Voucher Programs of 125 vouchers at Pequot Highlands and 9 vouchers in conjunction with North Shore ARC.
North Shore Elder Services
The SHA also works closely with North Shore Elder Services (NSES) to provide housing options for seniors. NSES is a team of specialists making life easier for elders, persons with disabilities, and those
who care for them by offering information, support and solutions. More info is available at www.nselder.org
allows elders to age in place. The program lets residents
access personal care and other supportive services 24-7. Located at 27 Charter Street, it offers residents one-bedroom apartments and a community room for activities and meals. A Resident Services Coordinator from NSES is available each weekday to oversee programs, services and activities.
is a unique blend of private and shared living space for older people. This living arrangement provides residents with the opportunity for companionship while preserving personal privacy. The J. Michael Ruane Residence, located at 3 Broad Street, has units equipped with a half-bath and kitchenette, along with common areas such as living room, den, dining room, and more.
Applications and Eligibility
Currently there are waiting lists for all housing programs. Application links are below. Once applications
are received, they are logged according to date and time received and granted priorities and/or preferences
if eligible. Eligibility requirements are subject to change. You may also CONTACT US
for eligibility information and applications.
Maximum Household Annual Income Limits (SUBJECT TO CHANGE)