Family Public Housing

Families may apply for two and three bedroom units at Menotomy Manor, our family development, located in East Arlington near the Thompson Public School. There are a total of 179 units, including ten handicap/barrier free units.

The AHA manages over 179 state supported family units at Menotomy Manor. Family public housing is for low-income households with incomes not higher than 80% of of the Area Median Income (AMI) for Arlington.

Click below to apply for housing.
Universal Standard Application

Emergency Application

Emergency Application Instructions

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Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) Application

The AHA participates in the Massachusetts Section 8 Centralized Waiting List.

The Massachusetts Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program Centralized Waiting List where eighty-six (86) Massachusetts housing authorities utilize this one computerized list; all applicant information entered onto this list can be accessed and updated by any and all participating housing authorities. Waiting list information is secure and accessed only by authorized housing authority staff with special login codes. The Massachusetts Centralized Section 8 Waiting List will remain open indefinitely.

The AHA gives application preferences to Arlington residents and people who work in Arlington.

Please visit the MASS NAHRO website to access the application and find more information regarding Section 8 and applying for Section 8 housing.
Section 8 Application