Main Office Number: 781-894-3357
TDD Phone Number: 781-894-3357
Maintenance/Emergency: 781-899-6363

Regular Business Hours:
Monday-Wednesday: 8:00am to 4:30pm
Thursday: 11:00am to 5:30pm
Friday: 8:00am to noon


Welcome to Waltham Housing Authority!

Not sure where to start?  Select from the following if you are an applicant just getting started with the housing search and assistance programs, an existing resident or tenant, a landlord considering participation in the Section 8 program or a contractor interested in projects that may be up for bid.

Mission Statement

The Waltham Housing Authority provides low-income families, seniors, and people with disabilities the opportunity to live in safe, decent, affordable and accessible housing. The WHA works in partnership with the City of Waltham, the Massachusetts Department of Housing & Community Development, HUD and local community organizations to support and promote the health, welfare and economic independence of WHA residents and to sustain a diverse and productive population in the Waltham Community.

John F. Gollinger
Executive Director


Board Meeting:
Tuesday, January 16th, 2018, 4:30 pm @ Community Room, 110 Pond Street (originally scheduled for January 9th).
Click here to view the Board Meeting Agenda.
Tuesday, Febuary 13th, 2018, 4:30 pm @ Community Room, 110 Pond Street.
Click here to view Minutes from past Board Meetings.

C2017_Congresswoman_Visit.jpgongresswoman Visits the Waltham Housing Authority:
May 5th, 2017 - Congresswoman Katherine Clark (MA-5) visited the Waltham Housing Authority to meet with Executive Director John Gollinger and tour federally subsidized housing units. Clark and Gollinger were also joined by Waltham Mayor Jeannette McCarthy, State Representatives Tom Stanley and John Lawn, and Waltham Housing Authority Assistant Executive Director Mark Johnson for a discussion on the agency’s efforts to help Waltham residents access affordable housing, as well as the potential implications of proposed budget cuts.

Pictured, left to right: State Representative Tom Stanley, Waltham Housing Authority Assistant Executive Director Mark Johnson, Congresswoman Katherine Clark, Waltham Housing Authority Executive Director John Gollinger, Waltham Mayor Jeanette McCarthy, and State Representative John Lawn.

City of Waltham Voucher Program - Voucher Lottery held on February 24, 2017
Click here for additional details including the Lottery Results

Commissioner Durkee-Erwin Elected Director of Statewide Housing Association:
October 20th, 2016 - Waltham Housing Authority (WHA) Commissioner Kelly Durkee-Erwin has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Massachusetts Chapter of the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (MassNAHRO).
Click here for more information.

Advertisements for Bids:
The Waltham Housing Authority lists upcoming Projects, Bids and RFP's online.
Click here to view the Bids page including instructions on how to search and view Projects (Bids).

Job Openings and Postings:
The Waltham Housing Authority will list job postings on the website.

Groundskeeper Laborer / Custodian - The Waltham Housing Authority is seeking applications for the position of Groundskeeper Laborer/ Custodian; qualified candidates should have knowledge and skill in both custodial and landscaping.
Landscaping:  The applicant must be able to operate or learn to operate all types of landscaping equipment including riding mowers, weed-whackers, chain-saws, pruning equipment, and hand tools. Knowledge and experience with maintaining gas operated equipment and their components are a plus. Proficient in tree trimming and use of aerial trucks is preferred.
Custodian:  Perform general cleaning in building common areas, exterior ground sites, vacant units, cleans and polishes floors and cleans restrooms etc. Knowledge of methods and practices used in janitorial or custodial work is required. Some heavy lifting, as well as experience in appartment maintenance skills such as cleaning and performing minor building/apartment repairs is preferred.
Applications are being accepted until February 2nd, 2018 12:00 PM or until position is filled.
Click here for more information.

Welcome to Our New Website:
The Waltham Housing Authority has launched a new website to better serve our community Applicants, Tenants, Landlords and Contractors.  If there is any information of value that you feel could be added to the website, please let us know.