Senior / Disability Eligibility

To live in state assisted elderly/disabled public housing, you must be at least 60 years old. If you are a person under 60 with a disability, you must meet certain criteria to be eligible for state housing for disabled persons.

You must complete an application and then be placed on a wait list that is kept by the authority.  When your name reaches the top of the wait list, the authority will contact you.  Priority is given to a qualified emergency (ask for details).

Preference is given to a Fairhaven veteran, spouse of a veteran, a Fairhaven resident or an employee who works in Fairhaven.

Income limits

Income limits (which includes income from assets, savings, checking, CD’s, stocks, bonds, IRA’s, 401k’s, trusts, real estate, owned or rented)

  • 1 person –   $33,000
  • 2 persons – $37,700
  • 3 persons – $42,400
  • 4 persons – $47,100
  • 5 persons – $50,900
  • 6 persons – $54,650

Items which may adjust income: Excessive medical expenses – Dr. co-pays, health insurance, prescriptions, dental & vision.