The mission of the Portsmouth Housing Authority is to be the leader in making quality affordable housing available for low and moderate income members of the community and to accomplish this mission by a fiscally responsible, creative organization committed to excellence.

The Authority provides both family and elderly housing, area-wide Section 8 housing, and a youth and family services program.

Persons whose incomes fall at or below 80% of median income can apply for assisted housing by picking up an application at the Central Office of the PHA located at 245 Middle Street, Portsmouth, New Hampshire 03801 or if you are disabled and cannot make it into the office you may call (603) 436-4310 and you will be mailed a copy of the application. You can also access an application on this web site, download it, and send a copy to the office.


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The Portsmouth Housing Authority is an Equal Opportunity Housing Provider and has both conventional and handicapped accessible units. We provide housing without discrimination and we make and allow reasonable accommodations to families and individuals who require them.
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Office Hours

8:30 – 6:00

Tuesday - Thursday
8:30 – 4:30

8:30 – 12:00

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