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Plans, Reports & Policies


Providence Housing Authority Annual Reports

An annual summary of PHA activities and accomplishments through the fiscal year, which runs from July 1 through June 30 of each year.

PHA’s COVID Special Report (FY2020)

FY 2017
FY 2016
FY 2015

Resident Characteristics Report

In 2017, the PHA created demographic reports of its residents to provide a general overview of the populations we serve.  Both reports are a snapshot in time.

Public Housing 2017
Section 8 2017


PHA’s Admissions and Continued Occupancy Planupdated June 25, 2020

Annual Plans

A requirement of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the PHA provides copies of its annual plans for program operations and capital improvements for public comment prior to approval and submission.

Five-Year Plan

Every five years, the PHA provides HUD with a plan looking forward into the upcoming 5 years.

5 Year Plan, 2020

Section 8 Administrative Plan

Similar to our Annual and Capital Plans mentioned above, the PHA provides copies of its annual plans for program operations of our Section 8 programs.

Section 8 Annual Plan, updated in December of 2020

2014 Choice Neighborhood Plan

In partnership with several other governmental and nonprofit entities (such as ONE Neighborhood Builders, formerly known as Olneyville Housing Corporation), the PHA worked with residents at Manton Heights and the surrounding community to create a 10 year plan for revitalization. An update on the Plan was provided at a resident meeting in November of 2018 and efforts remain on-going.

Build Olneyville Transformation Plan

Section 3 Plan

Our Section 3 Plan, mandated by HUD, is a means by which HUD fosters local economic development, neighborhood economic improvement, and individual self-sufficiency.  The Plan outlines how we will provide jobs for residents and award contracts to businesses in areas receiving our HUD assistance.

Download the PHA’s Section 3 Plan


Visitor and Guest Policy

As part of the PHA’s on-going COVID-19 Emergency Operations Plan, the organization released a special policy on guests, visitors, partners, and vendors.  For all public housing service elderly and disabled residents, and all developments with shared hallways/spaces, the PHA has implemented a limited visitor policy to protect the health and safety of its residents and staff.  Read more here.

Violence Against Women Act Policy

The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) is federal legislation that provides tools to combat violence against women and provide protection for victims of abuse and/or stalking.  The PHA policy outlines the rights of tenants under this policy.  Read more about the PHA’s VAWA policies, procedures, and programming here.

Download the PHA’s VAWA Policy

PHA Pet Policy

The PHA’s Pet Policy is a component of our Annual Plan.  It outlines the general rules and requirements for residents of public housing who wish to have pets on the premises.

Download the PHA’s Pet Policy

Comment Period Open
Proposed changes of the PHA's ACOP and Admin Plan have been posted August 31, 2021 for review. Comments are due October 15, 2021.
COVID-19 Waivers
An outline of the PHA's use of HUD-authorized waivers during the COVID-19 emergency.
Strategic Plan
The PHA's most recent 5 year strategic plan spans 2020-2025.
Admissions & Continued Occupancy (ACOP)
Updated in June of 2020, the plan outlines admissions, fees, and other policies related to admission into and continued residency with the PHA.
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