Welcome to the Sandwich Housing Authority
The mission of the Sandwich Housing Authority is:
• To provide stable, quality affordable housing for low and moderate income persons;
• To deliver these services with integrity and mutual accountability;
• To create living environments which serve as catalysts for the transformation from dependency to economic self-sufficiency;
• To continuously pursue the development of additional affordable housing units whenever financial or regulatory opportunities may exist.
The Sandwich Housing Authority provides affordable housing for families, senior citizens and people with special needs at properties located on George Fernandes Way and at Hansen Village on Tom's Way. These properties include:
28 units of state-funded Section 667 elderly housing
8 units of state-funded Section 667 congregate housing
13 units state-funded Section 705 family housing
12 units of state-funded Section 689 special needs housing
The SHA also administers State and Federal rental vouchers which can be utilized at non-SHA rental properties throughout the area including:
13 state-funded MRVP vouchers for low-income families and individuals
20 state-funded AHVP vouchers for low-income disabled people under the age of 60.
28 HUD Section 8 vouchers for low-income families and individuals.
The Sandwich Housing Authority is an independent governmental entity administered by a Board of Commissioners consisting of four members elected by the voters of Sandwich and a fifth member appointed by the Governor.
Regular public meetings of the Board of Commissioners are scheduled for the first Thursday of each month at 6:00 PM in the Community Room at Hansen Village, 20 Tom's Way. To confirm meeting times, or for more information on eligibility or unit availability, please contact the Sandwich Housing Authority at (508) 833-4979.