Federal Public Housing Apply

What You Need

During the initial application process, when you are called in for a screening, and when you have reached the top of the waiting list, you will be asked to have the following information or documents available for review by the LHA:

  • Driver’s license
  • Social security card
  • Annual income
  • SSI Benefit details
  • Number of persons to be included on application
  • Names of all family members to occupy the unit
  • Asset information
  • Current contact information**

**The LHA will be contacting you throughout the application process. Should your contact information change, you are required to notify the Office of Public Housing.  If we are unable to contact you, you may risk being removed from our waiting list.

Apply Online or Download Application

The Lowell Housing Authority offers the convenience of online applications. To complete a secure electronic application please click on the button below to MyHousing, the Lowell Housing Authority’s third-party secure application portal. Once inside the portal, you will be able to complete the application.  Before applying, please have all of your necessary documents with you. You will need the social security numbers, names, DOB for all family members, along with the preferences you are selecting. Please set aside at least 20 minutes when you begin the application. The application does not offer the ability to save and resume the application process.


Apply in Person

Applicants completing applications in person may do so at the Lowell Housing Authority’s Office of Public Housing located at:

89 Appleton Street, Lowell, MA 01852