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.
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.
Somersworth Housing Authority
Additional Information can be found at the following links:
HUD NH Department of Health & Human Services
Questions? Call us at 1-603-692-2864
Serving the Community since 1961
Posted 6/1/2020 -The Somersworth Housing Authority has a vacancy on the Board of Commissioners. Any persons interested please submit a Letter of Interest to Deborah I. Evans, ED, SHA at firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to SHA, 25 Bartlett Ave Suite A, Somersworth, NH 03878.
As of June 1, 2020 - The SHA office personnel has returned to the central office and will receive telephone calls and collect paperwork that you can drop off in the drop box, (located on the left side of the front entrance). We will remain closed to the public pending further guidance from the Governor's office for reopening public facilities.
Maintenance work orders will be limited to emergency work orders only- for example: clogged toilets, water leaks, smoke detector malfunction, etc. After hours and weekends please call 692-2864 to report work orders, follow the prompts to be connected to the on-call staff person.
During business hours, the office (692-2864) to report the work orders to your property managers.
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.
Please call the NH Info line (2-1-1) for information on local/state services and resources re: COVID-19, health guidance and community resources.
SHA has implemented some of the COVID-19 Statutory and Regulatory Waivers for Public Housing and HCV Program outlined in NOTICE PIH 2020-05. A click the link to view a full list of implemented waitvers and alternative requirements
HUD has issued notices regarding rental payments for
Multi-Family and Public Housing/Section 8: