​​​​​​SHA has implemented some of the COVID-19 Statutory and Regulatory Waivers for Public Housing and HCV Program outlined in NOTICE PIH 2020-13 (HA), REV 1. View a full list of implemented waivers and alternative requirements here:

HUD has issued notices regarding rental payments 
Multi-Family and Public Housing/Section 8:

​​Important Notices

Additional Information can be found at the following links:

                HUD                            NH Department of Health & Human Services



The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), located within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announces the extension of an Order under Section 361 of the Public Health Service Act to temporarily halt residential evictions to prevent the
​further spread of COVID-19...​Read More:

Somersworth is a historic mill community which is conveniently located 15 minutes from the beaches, a half an hour from the Lakes Region and an hour to the White Mountains.



As of June 1, 2020 - The SHA office personnel has returned to the central office and is receiving telephone calls and collecting paperwork that you drop off in the large drop box, (located at the front of the entrance). We will remain closed to the public pending further guidance from the Governor's office and CDC for reopening public facilities.

​Our Mission:

​Our Community:

With Portland, Maine only an hour to the North and Boston, Massachusetts only an hour the South the City of Somersworth provides each access to friends and relatives.

The gym is closed to all users as well as Filion Senior Center (except the laundry room for Filion tenants).

As per state and federal recommendations/guidelines, we have closed all lobbies and development community rooms to avoid congregations. 

Serving the Community since 1961 

Somersworth Housing Authority

It's easy to get around the City and the greater Tri-City area through COAST Public Transportation. COAST has scheduled bus routes that connect you to the shopping malls, hospitals and surrounding communities.

Questions? Call us at 1-603-692-2864

To provide safe, clean, independent and affordable housing to eligible familes, elderly and disabled persons without discrimination and facilitate resident connections to our community resource network.