About the BHA

Beverly Housing Authority provides housing assistance to low income residents through the management of HUD programs such as Low Rent Public Housing and the Housing Choice Voucher Program – Section 8 and State programs such as State Public Housing and the Massachusetts Rental Voucher Program. These programs are income based and the eligibility guidelines are set by HUD or DHCD, respectively. There may be waiting lists for rentals or vouchers and at times the lists may close to new applicants based on the size of and length of wait on the lists. If you are in need of housing assistance in the area please contact the Housing Authority directly to obtain more information about eligibility requirements, availability of rentals or vouchers, the status of any waiting lists and their application procedures.

Our Properties

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Address Units State/Federal Program
20 Sohier Road 100 Federal 44-1
Chestnut Park 18 Federal 44-2
66 Herrick Street 12 State 667-1
45 Balch Street 25 State 667-2
Kelleher Road 54 State 667-3
Cedar Street 50 State 667-4
245 Essex Street 50 State 667-5
77 Sohier Road 47 State 667-6
22 Federal Street 57 State 667-7
137 Bridge Street 30 State 667-8

Beverly Housing Authority (BHA) is committed to providing a full-range of safe, secure, suitable, and appropriate affordable housing opportunities to extremely low, very-low and moderate-income family, elderly, and disabled households in a fair manner. The BHA is committed to assisting all residents who are moving from welfare-to-work with affordable housing opportunities that do not act as a disincentives to economic advancement. We are committed to deconcentrating poverty within its conventional public housing developments and attempting to provide support wider access to affordable housing opportunities throughout the entire community. The BHA is committed to fair and non-discriminatory practices throughout all of its housing programs and activities.

Housing Applications

Common Housing Application MA Public Housing

GoSection8 Help # is 866-466-7328

Central Waiting List

Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher
Centralized Waiting List

Apply and/or Check your status

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The net household income limits for state-aided family housing are:

1 Person
2 People
3 People
4 People
5 People
6 People

Annual Report

Admin Staff

Debra Roy
Executive Director
(978) 922-3100 x131
Bruce McCarrier
Director of Facilities
(978) 922-3100 x117
Dawn Goodwin
Director of Modernization & Procurement
(978) 922-3100 x112
Tricia Myers
Director of Public Housing
(978) 922-3100 x104
Deanna L. Atwood
Director of Leased Housing
(978) 922-3100 x109


Justine Colby
(978) 922-3100 x107
Karen Faulling
(978) 922-3100 X113
Laurie Kashef
(978) 922-3100 x104
Amy LaFave
(978) 922-3100 x105
Lisa Medeiros
CHAMP and FPH Waitlist Coordinator
(978) 922-3100 x102
Banesa Mercado
(978) 922-3100 x108
Po Olney
(978) 922-3100 x103
(978) 922-3100 x101
Kris Scanzani
(978) 922-3100 x110

Board of Commissioners


Thomas Bussone
Nancy Marino
Vice Chair
Kevin Kelly
Kevin Ascolillo
Joseph Sciola
Asst. Treasurer

Latest News

Job Openings

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Construction Procurement Opportunities

RFP: 14 Simon Street Sale

RFP: 34 Simon Street Sale


For a list of other construction procurement opportunities please visit http://www.rcatnortheast.com/Bids.aspx

Contact Us

Monday – Wednesday
8:30 AM – 4:00 PM
8:30 AM – 6:30 PM
8:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Saturday – Closed
Sunday – Closed

Main: 978-922-3100
Fax: 978-921-2121
Maintenance 24/7: 978-922-1803

137R Bridge Street
Beverly, MA 01915