Thank you for your interest in our affordable housing programs. We take pride in our management and in our apartments within the community. We actively seek desirable residents and strive to provide the best services possible.


Please fill out our your application completely and return it on Tuesday or Thursday between 9:00am-12:00noon or 1:00pm-3:00pm.


​If you do not provide a complete application, we will not be able to process the application successfully. Please, leave no question unanswered. Any falsification of information on the application is immediate grounds for denial of residency. If you have any questions when filling out the application, please ask us for assistance. We are here to be of service to you.


We screen all our applicants carefully & verify all information provided to us. Somersworth Housing uses the same screening and verification process for every applicant no matter what program your applying for. By submitting an application to our housing programs and developments, you acknowledge that these checks and verifications will be done, and give us your permission to do so by signing a Consent for Release of Information Form (included in the application).


Please review the list of items screened and verified,  All of the following may apply:

           *Criminal Background Check

           *Previous and Present Landlord References

           *Debts Owed to PHA Check

           *Existing Tenant Search (through Enterprise Income Verification System- HUD Requirement)

           *Verify all income and assets (where applicable) to establish income eligibility

           *Sex Offender Registry Check

            *Verification of Disability payments (adults under age 62 applying for elder/disabled developments)





We require the following documentation along with your completed application: SHA will not process your application without them!


           *Birth Certifications for all members applying

         *Social Security Cards for all members applying

         *Picture ID for all members over 18 years old





​Print the Application & Other Required Forms:

​SHA Application.

​​If a Reasonable Accommodation is required to fill out this application, please inform the Somersworth Housing Authority Representative

You are signing that you've received the below policy and Form- please print for your review. 

The SHA uses only one application for all developments and the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program.

Questions? Call us at 1-603-692-2864

Things you Should Know             (HUD-1140-OIG)

Applying for Housing:

​Voilence Against Womens Act Policy & Sign Off Sheet

Serving the Community since 1961 

Somersworth Housing Authority