Elderly/Handicapped Low-Income Housing
The elderly/handicapped housing program (Chapter 667) provides housing for qualified low-income elderly and low-income non-elderly handicapped persons with one or more physical or mental impairment whose impairment has been over a long and continued duration, and who has been unable to locate appropriate suitable housing on the private market.
Persons who are at least 60 years of age are considered elderly. Tenants who live in state-aided Chapter 667 elderly/handicapped housing pay 30% of their income for rent. All utilities are included except the telephone and cable T.V. North Brookfield maintains 64 elderly/disabled units.
Family Low-Income Housing
The family housing program (Chapter 200 and Chapter 705) is a state-funded program that aims to provide housing for low-income families in neighborhoods throughout the state. The North Brookfield Housing Authority maintains 14 family housing units located on Grove Street.
Massachusetts Rental Voucher Program (MRVP)
The Massachusetts Rental Voucher Program (MRVP), provides a permanent improvement in the lives of low-income families and individuals by offering both tenant and project-based rental subsidies. The tenant-based voucher, which is known as Mobile, is assigned to the Participant and is valid for any housing unit that meets the standards of the state sanitary code. The North Brookfield Housing Authority has 3 MRVP Vouchers.