The Cranston Housing Authority (CHA) owns and operates five hundred eighty-six public housing apartments designated for elderly and disabled residents. These apartments are located in six buildings:

Anyone wishing to receive an application for the Public Housing wait list should send an email to: with a name and mailing address or call our office at (401) 944-7210 and leave a message including name and mailing address.

CHA also administers two hundred sixty-two (tenant-based) Section 8 Vouchers, also known as the Housing Choice Voucher Program. Vouchers provide a rental subsidy for tenants in privately owned properties. Applications will be accepted from February 1-14, 2024 through this website.

CHA promotes housing opportunity through its Homeownership Program. Participants must meet income criteria and demonstrate an ability to qualify for a mortgage loan to purchase the property. More information is available by calling our office at (401) 944-7210.

The Cranston Housing Authority office is closed to walk-in visitors.
All questions must be addressed by calling the office during business hours 9:00 am – 4:30 pm. (401) 944-7210