The Stratford Housing Authority is a quasi-public corporation that was
established in 1943. A Board of five Commissioners, appointed by the Town
Council, is responsible for oversight and establishing policy. The
administrative functions are performed by a staff of 21. The Authority is
independent from the Town of Stratford and is regulated by the Federal
Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the State of Connecticut
through the Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) and the
Connecticut Housing Finance Authority (CHFA).
The mission of the Authority is to provide affordable housing to low and
moderate income families and senior citizens.
The Authority owns and manages 514 family and elderly apartments, and, through
the Federal Housing Choice Voucher Program, assists another 280 families
residing in private apartments in the Town of Stratford. The Authority is also
contracted to manage, throughout the greater Bridgeport area, in excess of 600
apartments operated by the State Department of Social Services Federal Housing
Voucher Program through J. D’Amelia & Associates of Waterbury, Connecticut.
Please use this site to learn more about the Authority and what it has to