Public Housing Program
Carol A. Rabideau
Public Housing Coordinator
Warren Housing Authority’s Public Housing Program is comprised of one housing complex, Kickemuit Village, containing 153 units available to low-income senior and disabled households.
Efficiency Units: 58
One Bedroom Units: 93
Two Bedroom Units: 2
The Public Housing Waiting List is open indefinitely. Eligible applicants can apply to the Waiting List be clicking here. Completed applications may be mailed, faxed or hand-delivered to the Warren Housing Authority Office. Applicants must be 62 or older or disabled to be eligible to apply. Please be aware that WHA conducts a national criminal screening search for each person in the household 18 years of age or older.
Reasonable Accommodation: Applicants who require assistance completing an application due to disability can request a reasonable accommodation by contacting WHA during office hours at (401) 245-7019.
Warren Housing Authority offers the following Waitlist Preferences:
- Warren Resident: 20 Points
- Employed in Warren: 20 Points
- Veteran: 10 Points (DD-214 must be provided to receive preference).
2019 Income Limit
The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) sets income limits that determine eligibility for assisted housing programs including the Public Housing, Section 8 project-based, Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Section 202 housing for the elderly, and Section 811 housing for persons with disabilities programs.
The published Income Limits can be found on HUD’s website.
2020 Flat Rents (effective January 1, 2020)
Warren Housing Authority is required by HUD to regularly review and establish flat rents for all residents of federally funded Public Housing Projects as an alternative to rent based on a percentage of household income.
Efficiency: $700 One Bedroom: $825 Two Bedroom: $940