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The Willimantic Housing Authority (WHA) will be accepting Preliminary Applications to be

selected in a random selection lottery starting July 15, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. A lottery will be held the last day of each month the waitlists are open for the applications received during that month. Applications will be accepted for the following properties:

Federal Elderly and Disabled Housing:

--- John Ashton Towers / Wilbur Cross Apartments - 1 Bedroom Units

To qualify for admission to John Ashton Towers or Wilbur Cross Apartments an applicant, or  family 

member must be 62 years of age or disabled.  

Federal Family Housing:

--- Nathan Hale Terrace (West Avenue - 2 and 3 Bedroom Units

State Family Housing:

--- Marcella Eastman Terrace (Memorial Drive - 1, 2, 3 and 4 Bedroom Units)

--- Terry Court (2 Bedroom Units)

State Elderly and Disabled Housing:

--- Father Honan Terrace - 1 Bedroom Units

To qualify for admission to the Father Honan Terrace an applicant  or  family member must 

be 62 years of age or disabled

Applicants may use Section 8 tenant based Vouchers at properties identified as State Housing listed 


Applicants must meet income limits and eligibility requirements. A description of all Housing

Authority properties and income limits can be viewed at WillimanticHousingAuthority.org.

Interested applicants are encouraged to apply online at http://www.waitlistcheck.com/CT2061 

No paper applications will be accepted.

Appointments can be scheduled to assist applicants in submitting on-line applications by phone, if they 

are unable to complete an application on their own.  Please contact the WHA office at 

860-456-1413 to schedule an appointment. 

IMPORTANT NOTICE:  If you are a person with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation in order to complete an application, please contact the Housing Authority at 860-456-1413.   

Only one pre-application per family, per property, will be accepted; if duplicate pre-applications are submitted for one household; duplicate pre-applications will be disqualified.

The following information will be needed to complete this pre-application:

* Date of birth for all applicants

* Social Security numbers  (Opt-out option for mixed families)

* Legal and/or mailing address

* Income information (i.e. - wages, child support, social security benefits, etc.)

After you have successfully applied, you should print the confirmation page  that appears on the last page of the process, as proof of your submission to be entered into the lottery.  All eligible applications will be entered into the lottery to determine placement on the waiting list.  Once they are placed on the waiting list, the applicant  will have an active status on the www.waitlistcheck.com website AFTER  the 10th of the month following the month they applied.   NO INFORMATION REGARDING APPLICATION  STATUS WILL BE GIVEN OUT OVER THE PHONE. 

All correspondence with applicants will be by mail. It is important to update  any change in your address within 14 days of the change.  Failure to respond  to any written correspondence, from our office,  will result in your application being placed in an inactive status.