Federal public housing was established to provide decent and safe rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly and persons with disabilities. There are approximately 1.2 million households residing in public housing units, managed by at least 3,300 housing authorities.
Eligibility for federal public housing is based on: a) Annual gross income, b) qualification as elderly, person with disability, or as a family; and c) U.S. citizenship or eligible immigration status.
The Falmouth Housing Authority manages 222 units of federal public housing at its three (3) locations: Harborview (80 units), Rose Morin (59 units) and Tataket (83 units). All units are one-bedroom, one-bathroom.
To learn more about HUD's Public Housing Program and/or how rent is determined, click here