Baldwinville, MA Low Income Housing

Baldwinville, MA Low Income Housing Guide

Qualifying For Low Income Housing in Baldwinville, MA

How do I qualify for low income housing in Baldwinville, MA?
To qualify for low income housing in Massachusetts, you must meet the following income requirements:

Your household income must be below 80% of the area median income (AMI). The AMI is updated annually by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and varies by county.

You must have a valid Social Security number or Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN).

You must be a U.S. citizen or a legal immigrant.

In addition to the income requirements, you may also need to meet other eligibility requirements, such as:

- You must not have been evicted from any public housing or Section 8 housing in the past three years.
- You must not have any outstanding felony convictions for drug-related offenses.
- You must not be a registered sex offender.

Types of Low Income Housing in Baldwinville, MA

There are a variety of low-income housing options available in Baldwinville, MA, including:
  • Public Housing: Public housing is owned and operated by your area Housing Authority. Public housing units are rented to low-income households at below-market rates.
  • Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers: Section 8 is a federal program that provides rental assistance to low-income households. Vouchers can be used to rent apartments, townhouses, or single-family homes from private landlords.
  • Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC): LIHTC is a federal program that provides tax credits to developers who build or renovate affordable housing units. LIHTC units are typically rented at below-market rates.
  • Project-Based Section 8: Project-based Section 8 is a federal program that provides rental assistance to low-income households who live in specific apartment buildings or housing developments.
  • Very Low Income Housing Development (VLID): VLID is a federal program that provides grants to states and local governments to fund the development of affordable housing for low-income households.


In addition to these federal programs, there are also a number of state and local programs that provide low-income housing assistance in Baldwinville, MA. These programs may offer rental assistance, down payment assistance, or other forms of financial assistance to help low-income households afford housing.

PublicHousing.com puts together our list of properties using the above program listings all on one website.



We display monthly rates for the apartments when possible. Most of subsidized apartments base the rent on income, therefore, you will need to contact the apartment directly for rates. We list all pertinent contact information.

HUD Fair Market Rent For Baldwinville, Massachusetts - Worcester County

Studio Apartments $1,272
One Bedroom Apartments $1,635
Two Bedroom Apartments $1,990
Three Bedroom Apartments $2,196

List of Low Income Housing in or near Baldwinville, MA

Gardner Housing Authority - Gardner

116 Church Street
Gardner, MA - 01440
(978)632-6634
Worcester County
Listing Location: 4.36 miles from Baldwinville


Binnall House - Gardner

125 Connors St
Gardner, MA - 01440
978-632-9656
Worcester County
Listing Location: 4.65 miles from Baldwinville

HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

Colonial Apartments Affordable/ Public Housing - Gardner

19 City Hall Avenue
Gardner, MA - 01440
(978) 632-4224
Worcester County
Listing Location: 4.65 miles from Baldwinville


Groton Affordable Housing - Gardner

205 School St
Gardner, MA - 01440
(978)297-5300
Worcester County
Listing Location: 5.09 miles from Baldwinville

Non Profit Apartment

Rcap Solutions, - Gardner

205 School Street
Gardner, MA - 01440
978-630-6692
Worcester County
Listing Location: 5.09 miles from Baldwinville


Olde English Village - Gardner

152 Manca Dr
Gardner, MA - 01440
978-632-6560
Worcester County
Listing Location: 5.21 miles from Baldwinville

HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

Winchendon Housing Authority - Winchendon

108 Ipswich Drive
Winchendon, MA - 01475
(978) 297-2280
Worcester County
Listing Location: 5.93 miles from Baldwinville


School Street Residences - Affordable Community - Athol

494 School Street
Athol, MA - 01331
(978) 249-6209
Worcester County
Listing Location: 7.46 miles from Baldwinville


Pequoig House - Athol

416 Main St
Athol, MA - 01331
978-249-2622
Worcester County
Listing Location: 8.00 miles from Baldwinville

HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

Cottage Development - Athol

701 Cottage St
Athol, MA - 01331
978-249-9007
Worcester County
Listing Location: 8.04 miles from Baldwinville

HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

Tips for Finding Low-Income Housing in Baldwinville, MA

  • 1. Check with local social service agencies. Many social service agencies offer affordable housing programs or can provide you with information on affordable housing resources in your area.
  • 2. HUD Exchange: The HUD Exchange website provides information on a variety of federal housing programs, including Section 8 and HOME.
  • 3. National Low Income Housing Coalition: The NLIHC website provides information on affordable housing programs and policies at the national and state levels.

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