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

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

Voucher Lottery held February 24, 2017
Check Applicants page for
Lottery Voucher results


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 June 13th, 2017, 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.

Accounts Receivable Clerk (posted 4/21/2017)
This position represents responsible, fiscal clerical work. The incumbent will be responsible for the posting, reconciling and maintenance of a variety of accounts receivable financial records for the Waltham Housing Authority. A valid driver’s license, satisfactory medical examination, and CORI check are required for the position. Salary commensurate with experience. Please submit resume with a cover letter to Pamela Jones at Waltham Housing Authority 110 Pond Street Waltham MA 02451 or This job opportunity is open until position is filled. The Waltham Housing Authority is AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

Intake Clerk/Receptionist (posted 3/30/2017)
Must have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office, exceptional office skills and communication skills. Bilingual ability is highly desired. There is a great deal of contact with the general public so the position requires a pleasant personality, courtesy, discretion and empathy. Prior Housing Authority experience is desired. Must be able to work with Managers within the WHA. Salary Compensatory with experience. Attractive benefit package. Work hours are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, Thursday 8:00am-5:30 pm and Friday 8:00-12. Applications and resumes are being accepted until position is filled at
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.