Bristol Housing Authority

Welcome to Bristol Housing Authority

Housing Application

To be considered for an apartment in a housing development, a completed application must be submitted to the Bristol Housing Authority. On the application, it is required for applicants to provide information regarding total household income, family composition, and current living situation.

The Bristol Housing Authority will not deny any individual or family the opportunity to apply for housing assistance on account of race, color, sex, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, age, family or marital status, handicap, or disability.

IMPORTANT: No payment or fee should be given to anyone in connection with the preparation, filing or processing of an application for Public Housing.


Apply Online:

Pre-applications are accepted online. The pre-application only enters your name and place on our waitlist as of the date you apply online. Within (7) days of submitting your online pre-application we must receive a complete paper Public Housing Application in our office. 

You may download and print the Public Housing Application here.

Without the signed completed application we cannot process your request to apply for our housing programs. If we do not receive the completed signed application within (7) days, your on-line application will be withdrawn from our waitlist.

Apply in Person:

Applications for Public Housing may be pick up and/or dropped off during regular business hours at our main office located at 164 Jerome Avenue Bristol, CT 06010. Or at any of our site offices. No appointment is necessary. You may also download and print the Public Housing Application here. Downloaded applications MUST be printed on White Paper Only.

Apply by Mail:

You may download and print the Public Housing Application here.

Elderly or disabled individuals that are unable to obtain an application in person or online may call our office at (860) 582-6313 and request to have an application mailed to them.

Mail completed application to our office at the following address:

Bristol Housing Authority
Attention: Pam Colangelo
164 Jerome Avenue
Bristol, CT 06010

Eligible Application Status: 

Applicants that have received a letter from the Housing Authority stating that their application has been processed and is Eligible, can check their position on the housing waitlist by clicking on the following link: Check Wait List Status and Position.

Our waitlists are updated on the first and fifteenth of each month. Be advised that applicants are placed on the waitlist in order of preference, then date and time of application receipt. Therefore, it is possible that families who have a higher preference may receive an offer of housing ahead of families with an earlier date and time of application.