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.  

​Our Community:

​​​​​​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



Current office hours are:

Monday-Thursday 9:00am-12:00pm and 1:00pm-4:00pm
Friday's 9:00am-12:00pm

Outside drop box available 24/7 for rent & correspondence.

Serving the Community since 1961 

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.


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.


Questions? Call us at 1-603-692-2864

​Our Mission:

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.