Housing Authority


Charlene Whitney - Executive Director

Elizabeth Gaffney - Assistant Director


Address:  20 Valley View, Ware, MA 01082
Hours:  Monday - Friday 8 AM to 4 PM
Please note: we may be closed for holidays, trainings, inspections or conferences. Please call ahead.

Ware Housing Authority
Name                             Title                         Term Expires
Henrietta L. Devlin, Chairman                   2020

Jon Hogan                                                      2021
Francis J. Nevue                                            2023
George Staiti                                          April 8, 2019
Vacancy                         State Appointee

Housing Authority Mission Statement:
It is the Mission of the Ware Housing Authority to remain committed to working cooperatively with community, state, federal and local officials, to provide decent, safe, and affordable housing to the citizens of Ware, in an atmosphere of dignity and respect.

Program Details:  We have 667705, and Section 8 programs. Applications are available outside the office at 20 Valley View, Ware, or online at mass.gov/dhcd (for the Housing Authority) or you can apply to the centralized wait list for Section 8 at section8listmass.org.

Eligibility:  open to the elderly, disabled and low-income families
Fees:  none
Units:          Chapter 667 Housing for elderly and disabled:  86 units
                     Chapter 705 family housing:  22 units
                     Section 8 Existing rental assistance:  61 units

Additional Links:
Way Finders (formerly HAP Housing, Inc.)
WestMass Eldercare
Community Action