The Authority's mission, in support of the City of Danbury, is to provide for safe, affordable and decent housing within the City of Danbury.
The Housing Authority of The City of Danbury, located at 2 Mill Ridge Road, Danbury CT, 06810 was established in 1948 under the Connecticut General Statutes to provide decent, safe and sanitary housing to low-income and moderate income families.
The Authority is governed by a five (5) member Board of Commissioners appointed by the Mayor of the City of Danbury, Connecticut. The Authority's day-to-day operations are directed by the Authority's Executive Director.
The Authority is primarily funded through the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development. The Authority administers its programs from an operational budget of approximately 2 million per year and a total budget of approximately 12 million per year.
The Authority manages seven communities totaling approximately 900 apartment units. Of the seven communities, four are located in the downtown area, five of the communities are family developments and four are senior/disabled high rises. In addition to administering the "Public Housing" program, the Authority administers approximately 1100 Section 8 vouchers under its "Housing Choice Voucher" program.