Public Housing- Quarry Heights

The Portland Housing Authority (PHA) owns and operates 118 Public Housing units within the town limits, providing subsidized housing to eligible elderly and young disabled individuals and families. Quarry Heights our elderly and young disabled site consist of 70 units, located at 208 Main St., Portland, CT 06480.  You must be 62 years of age or disabled to qualify for this site. Rents range from $450 to $500 per month. This property has one bedroom’s apartments and handicap accessible units. It offers a laundry room, appliances in every unit, off street parking, air conditioning in every unit, remodeled community room and 24-hour maintenance. Heat and hot water are included in the rent. Residents pay for electricity.

Not only does the Portland Housing Authority providing housing to our residents but also the opportunity for self-sufficiency through our Resident Services Department.  This department works closely to provide our elderly and young disabled tenants with the resources and tools needed to become self-sufficient.

Physical location:   208 Main Street, Portland Connecticut
Mailing Address:    9 Chatham Court, Portland, Connecticut

Senior / Non-Elderly Disabled housing; built in 1972:

7 buildings consisting of 70 units of 1 bedroom apartments.

All Public Housing communities are on the bus route and are conveniently located near schools, pharmacy’s, restaurants, parks and shopping.

Housing Applications:

We are currently not accepting applications at this time. The waitlist closed on July 19, 2019.


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Eligible Application Status:

At this time, you will be able to check your wait list status online.  Please contact us at (860) 342-1688 ext. 110 if you have any questions.

Our waitlists are updated on the first of every month. Be advised that applicants are placed on the waitlist in order of date and time of application receipt. Be advised that due to HUD changes in rules or regulations and/or family circumstances that may have changed from the time you are placed on the waitlist(s), PHA will make a final determination before housing an applicant. Approval of Application does not guarantee housing; it could be subjected to change. An applicant’s intentional misrepresentation of any information related to eligibility, housing history, allowances, family composition or rent will result in denial of admission.