Housing Authorities in Providence County, Rhode Island

There are 8 Housing Authorities in Providence County, Rhode Island, serving a population of 633,704 people in an area of 410 square miles. There is 1 Housing Authority per 79,213 people, and 1 Housing Authority per 51 square miles.

In Rhode Island, Providence County is ranked 5th of 5 counties in Housing Authorities per capita, and 4th of 5 counties in Housing Authorities per square mile.

List of Providence County Housing Authorities

Find Providence County, Rhode Island housing authorities, departments, and HUD.


Cranston Housing Authority 50 Birch Street Cranston, RI

East Providence Housing Authority 99 Goldsmith Avenue East Providence, RI

Johnston Housing Authority 15 Rosemont Avenue Johnston, RI

Lincoln Housing Authority 10 Franklin Street Lincoln, RI

North Providence Housing Authority 945 Charles Street North Providence, RI

Pawtucket Housing Authority 401 Mineral Spring Avenue Pawtucket, RI

Providence Housing Authority 100 Broad Street Providence, RI

Scituate Housing Authority 104 Rockland Road Scituate, RI

About Providence County Housing Authorities

Providence County Housing Authorities are local government agencies established to construct, own, operate, and manage public housing and other forms of subsidized housing for low-income residents in Providence County, RI. Providence County ordinances establish Public Housing Authorities, and the local legislative body appoints the Providence County Housing Board.

You may contact the Housing Authority for questions about:
  • Finding Providence County low income and affordable housing
  • Section 8 housing applications
  • Providence County housing lottery and waitlist process
  • US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
  • Federal Housing Act (FHA)

Providence County Public Housing Statistics

Find Providence County HUD Housing Programs, Public Housing Programs, and Section 8 Housing Programs. Data Source: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Office of Policy Development and Research (PD&R), Picture of Subsidized Households: 2018.

Providence County HUD Housing Programs
 Providence CountyRhode Island
Subsidized Units27,40737,973
Occupied %94.0%93.0%
People Per Unit1.71.7
People Total45,16260,555
Average Family Expenditure Per Month$341$354
Average HUD Expenditure Per Month$772$764
Average Months on Wait List1720
Providence County Public Housing Programs
 Providence CountyRhode Island
Subsidized Units6,8909,187
Occupied %98.0%97.0%
People Per Unit1.71.7
People Total11,72614,879
Average Family Expenditure Per Month$332$350
Average HUD Expenditure Per Month$562$536
Average Months on Wait List1517
Providence County Section 8 Housing Programs
 Providence CountyRhode Island
Subsidized Units11,74215,897
Occupied %97.0%97.0%
People Per Unit1.41.4
People Total16,46422,017
Average Family Expenditure Per Month$325$336
Average HUD Expenditure Per Month$937$929