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Section 8


Public and Leased Housing Services


The Lowell Housing Authority’s Division of Leased Housing and Admissions administers the Authority’s Federal Public Housing, Section 8 Leased Housing Program, as well as a number of other rental assistance programs. It subsidizes thousands of eligible families in privately owned apartments, providing an alternative to the Authority’s conventional public housing. Our staff consists of administrative aides, housing technicians, who provide support for our programs, support service access, and voucher portability. For more information about how we may be of assistance, please see our helpful contact numbers below:

Lowell Housing Authority
89 Appleton Street
Lowell, MA 01853

8:30 am-4:30 pm

 

Public and Leased Housing Services

Check My Waiting List Status


The Lowell Housing Authority’s Public and Leased Housing Programs may check your waiting list status for Lowell Housing Authority’s Programs. To check your waiting list status for Section 8 or Public Housing Programs, please contact:

Alina Sokun, Data Analyst
[email protected]
978-364-5338

Kevin Forsley, Public Housing Coordinator
[email protected]
978-364-5361

Po Olney, Housing Technician
[email protected]
978-364-5365

Find My Caseworker


If you are a participant in one of Lowell Housing Authority’s leased housing programs interested in contacting your caseworker at the Authority, please find the names and contact information for all of our leased housing staff below.

Not sure who your caseworker is? Please contact:

Alina Sokun, Data Analyst
[email protected]
978-364-5338

Alisen Purtell, Assistant Chief Admissions Officer
[email protected]
978-364-5359

Recertifications, Inspections, Landlord Issues, paperwork submission

Landlords


Are you a current or new landlord with questions? The Lowell Housing Authority’s Division of Leased Housing Programs will be happy to assist you. We can help you become a landlord with the housing authority or address a resident issue. Contact our office to see how we might be able to help.

Tha Chhan, Chief Admissions Officer
[email protected]
978-364-5353

Alisen Purtell, Assistant Chief Admissions Officer
[email protected]
978-364-5353

Landlord Finance & Portal


Are you a landlord interested in signing up for our landlord portal, or have a question regarding a monthly resident payment, contract amount, or any other financial matter? Please contact our office for support:

Tha Chhan, Chief Admissions Officer
[email protected]
978-364-5353

Alisen Purtell, Assistant Chief Admissions Officer
[email protected]
978-364-5359

Carol Martin, Payroll  Clerk
[email protected]
978-364-5305

 

Homeownership


Are you a Section 8 voucher holder looking to take the next steps towards homeownership? The Lowell Housing Authority in partnership with the Merrimack Valley Housing Partnership can make dreams a reality. Let us help you find your first home. Start the conversation:

Alisen Purtell, Assistant Chief Admissions Officer
[email protected]
978-364-5359

Portability


Portability is the act of moving a voucher from one housing jurisdiction to another (i.e. Moving a voucher from Lowell, MA to Dracut, MA). Voucher holders must have a Housing Choice Mobile Voucher to qualify. If you have questions regarding portability of vouchers to and from Lowell Housing Authority, please contact us:

Ken Khirv, Office Coordinator
[email protected]
978-364-5350

Questions?

Tha Chhan

Name: Tha Chhan

Designation: Chief Admissions Officer

Phone: 978-364-5353

Fax: 978-453-6432

Email: [email protected]

Alisen Purtell

Name: Alisen Purtell

Designation: Assistant Chief Admissions Officer

Phone: 978-364-5359

Fax: 978-453-6432

Email: [email protected]

Ken Khirv

Name: Ken Khirv

Division: Division of Leased Housing

Designation: Leased Housing Program Coordinator

Phone: 978-364-5350

Fax: 978-453-6432

Email: [email protected]

Kathy Fineburg

Name: Kathy Fineberg

Division: Division of Leased Housing

Designation: Administrative Aid

Phone: 978-364-5355

Fax: 978-453-6432

Email: [email protected]

Melissa Sinuon

Name: Melissa Sinuon

Division: Division of Leased Housing

Designation: Housing Technician

Phone: 978-364-5302

Fax: 978-453-6432

Email: [email protected]

Tracie Morgan

Name: Tracie Morgan

Division: Division of Leased Housing

Designation: Administrative Aid

Phone: 978-364-5351

Fax: 978-453-6432

Email: [email protected]

Janice Gomes

Name: Janice Gomes

Division: Division of Leased Housing Programs

Designation: Section 8 Program Specialist

Phone: 978-364-5319

Fax: 978-453-6432

Email: [email protected]

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