Applying for Housing

The Lawrence Housing Authority owns about 1500 residential units throughout the City of Lawrence.

The units are scattered all over this historical city. The units are in high rise buildings, town houses, and multi-unit buildings. The LHA provides public housing for low income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities allowing them to afford decent, safe and sanitary housing.

Visit each of the following sections to learn how to apply for our various housing programs.

Housing Choice Voucher Program

The Housing Choice Voucher Program (formerly Section 8) is a federal program funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

Federal Public Housing

Federal Public Housing is a federal program funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

State-Aided Public Housing

State-Aided Public Housing is overseen and funded by the Executive Office of Housing And Livable Communities (EOHLC).

Massachusetts Rental Voucher Program

The Massachusetts Rental Voucher Program (MRVP) is a state-funded subsidy program that provides rental assistance to low-income families and individuals.

Moderate Rehabilitation Single Room Occupancy

The Moderate Rehabilitation Single Room Occupancy (SRO) is a federal program funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

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