Low-Income Housing in Rhode Island

The Housing Choice Voucher Program (HCVP), also known as 'Section 8', is a federal program that provides housing assistance to those who qualify. This assistance if offered in the form of a cash voucher that can be applied toward rent. The program was designed to help low-income families and individuals, the elderly, and persons with disabilities.

To apply for low-income housing assistance, locate your local housing agency from the list below. You can apply in person or call for more information. For other forms of housing assistance, see our various resources under the Housing tab. Also, be sure to download the FRAA Resource Guide for great tips on accessing government assistance.


Bristol Housing Authority 
Type: Low Rent and Section 8, Code: RI019 
Bristol Housing Authority 
Bristol, RI 02809 
Phone: (401) 253-4464 Fax: (401) 253-9249

Burrillville Housing Authority 
Type: Low Rent and Section 8, Code: RI014 
77 Ashton Court 
Harrisville, RI 02830 
Phone: (401) 568-6200 Fax: (401) 568-4735

Central Falls Housing Authority 
Type: Low Rent and Section 8, Code: RI004 
30 Washington Street 
Central Falls, RI 02863 
Phone: (401) 727-9090 Fax: (401) 728-0291

Coventry Housing Authority 
Type: Low Rent and Section 8, Code: RI016 
14 Manchester Circle 
Coventry, RI 02816 
Phone: (401) 828-4367 Fax: (401) 823-5211

Cranston Housing Authority 
Type: Low Rent and Section 8, Code: RI006 
50 Birch Street 
Cranston, RI 02920 
Phone: (401) 944-7210 Fax: (401) 946-8960

Cumberland Housing Authority 
Type: Low Rent and Section 8, Code: RI010 
573 Mendon Road 
Cumberland, RI 02864 
Phone: (401) 334-2678 Fax: (401) 334-2386

East Greenwich Housing Authority 
Type: Low Rent and Section 8, Code: RI024 
146 1st Avenue 
East Greenwich, RI 02818 
Phone: (401) 885-2610 Fax: (401) 885-4166

East Providence Housing Authority 
Type: Low Rent and Section 8, Code: RI007 
99 Goldsmith Avenue 
East Providence, RI 02914 
Phone: (401) 434-7645 Fax: (401) 435-3466

Jamestown Housing Authority 
Type: Low-Rent, Code: RI021 
45 Pemberton Avenue 
Jamestown, RI 02835 
Phone: (401) 423-1561 Fax: (401) 423-3715

Johnston Housing Authority 
Type: Low Rent and Section 8, Code: RI009 
8 Forand Circle 
Johnston, RI 02919 
Phone: (401) 231-2007 Fax: (401) 231-9670

Lincoln Housing Authority 
Type: Low Rent and Section 8, Code: RI018 
10 Franklin Street 
Lincoln, RI 02865 
Phone: (401) 724-8910 Fax: (401) 723-1350

Narragansett Housing Authority 
Type: Low Rent and Section 8, Code: RI026 
25 5th Avenue 
Narragansett, RI 02882 
Phone: (401) 789-9489 Fax: (401) 782-0150

Newport Housing Authority 
Type: Low Rent and Section 8, Code: RI005 
120b Hillside Ave. 
Newport, RI 02840 
Phone: (401) 847-0185 Fax: (401) 847-1276

North Providence Housing Authority 
Type: Low Rent and Section 8, Code: RI017 
945 Charles Street 
North Providence, RI 02904 
Phone: (401) 728-0930 Fax: (401) 728-2126

Pawtucket Housing Authority 
Type: Low Rent and Section 8, Code: RI002 
214 Roosevelt Avenue 
Pawtucket, RI 02860 
Phone: (401) 725-9113 Fax: (401) 723-3970

Pawtucket Housing Authority 
Type: Section 8, Code: RI029 
214 Roosevelt Avenue 
Pawtucket, RI 02860 
Phone: (401) 725-9113 Fax: (401) 723-3970

Portsmouth Housing Authority 
Type: Low Rent and Section 8, Code: RI013 
2368 East Main Road 
Portsmouth, RI 02871 
Phone: (401) 683-3173 Fax: (401) 682-2130

Rhode Island Housing 
Type: Low Rent and Section 8, Code: RI001 
44 Washington Street 
Providence, RI 02903 
Phone: (401) 450-1327 Fax: (401) 457-1141

Rhode Island Housing 
Type: Section 8, Code: RI901 
44 Washington Street 
Providence, RI 02903 
Phone: (401) 450-1327 Fax: (401) 457-1141

Smithfield Housing Authority 
Type: Low Rent and Section 8, Code: RI020 
7 Church Street 
Smithfield, RI 02828 
Phone: (401) 949-0270 Fax: (401) 949-3499

South Kingstown Housing Authority 
Type: Low Rent and Section 8, Code: RI012 
364 Curtis Corner Road 
Peace Dale, RI 02879 
Phone: (401) 783-0126 Fax: (401) 789-7650

The Kent Center 
Type: Section 8, Code: RI028 
2756 Post Road 
Warwick, RI 02886 
Phone: (401) 738-1338 Fax: (401) 738-6442

Tiverton Housing Authority 
Type: Low Rent and Section 8, Code: RI027 
99 Hancock Street 
Tiverton, RI 02878 
Phone: (401) 624-4748 Fax: (401) 624-6457

Warren Housing Authority 
Type: Low Rent and Section 8, Code: RI022 
20 Libby Lane 
Warren, RI 02885 
Phone: (401) 245-7019 Fax: (401) 245-1392

Warwick Housing Authority 
Type: Low Rent and Section 8, Code: RI011 
1035 West Shore Road 
Warwick, RI 02889 
Phone: (401) 732-8500 Fax: (401) 732-8507

West Warwick Housing Authority 
Type: Low Rent and Section 8, Code: RI015 
62 Roberts Street 
West Warwick, RI 02893 
Phone: (401) 822-9430 Fax: (401) 822-9438

Westerly Housing Authority 
Type: Low Rent and Section 8, Code: RI008 
9 Dixon Street 
Westerly, RI 02891 
Phone: (401) 596-4918 Fax: (401) 348-0714

Woonsocket Housing Authority 
Type: Low Rent and Section 8, Code: RI003 
679 Social Street 
Woonsocket, RI 02895 
Phone: (401) 767-8000 Fax: (401) 767-8088