FEDERAL PUBLIC HOUSING
The Gloucester Housing Authority (GHA) owns and manages 89 units of Federal
Public Housing at Willowood Gardens, Arthur Street, and Scattered-site buildings.
The one, two, three and four bedroom units feature parking, washer/dryer
hook-up and 24-hour maintenance. There are one and three bedroom barrier-free
units at Willowood Gardens. Residents pay a rent based on 30% of their adjusted
monthly income. Heat and hot water are included at Willowood. Arthur Street and Scattered-site
residents are responsible for the cost of all utilities.
Eligibility is based on income and a demonstrated ability to comply with all
lease provisions through favorable past housing history, credit checks and a
criminal records check. Residents remain eligible as long as they are in
compliance with their lease and household income limits.
Preferences are granted to working families, elderly/disabled households and
persons who currently work or reside in Gloucester.