Section 8 Multifamily Housing
The Section 8 Multifamily Housing Program provides housing to eligible elderly and persons with disabilities. The Courtyard is a Section 8 Multifamily subsidized property owned by the Chittenden Housing Corporation and managed by the Winooski Housing Authority. The apartments are subsidized by the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
The Courtyard is a 100 unit property with one and two bedroom units and is located on East Spring Street in Winooski. The building is secure with 24 hour on call maintenance service. The Courtyard has a common sitting room and a larger community room that is equipped with a kitchen. There are laundry facilities on each floor. The Courtyard is in close proximity to the Winooski Senior Center.
In order to meet basic eligibility criteria the applicants must be at or below 50% of the area median income. See current income limits. Applicants must be at least 62 years old or be a non-elderly disabled individual. Applicants must also meet citizenship or eligible immigrant requirements.
There is a waiting list for this program; the wait varies depending on apartment size. When your name reaches the top of the waiting list and there is an apartment available the Property Manager will complete a background check to determine final eligibility.