Coventry Housing Authority

Mission Statement

The Coventry Housing Authority provides decent, safe and sanitary low-income housing for seniors and disabled. The Housing Authority strives to maintain partnerships with their clients and the appropriate community agencies to help maintain independent and affordable living.

About the Housing Authority

The Housing Authority currently administers a total of 80 apartments on its 20-acre site at 1630 Main Street. Of these 80 apartments, 40 are Project Based Section 8 HUD funded (Orchard Hill Estates I) and 40 are State Elderly (Orchard Hill Estates II). Each facility has 4 accessible units. These units are all one level with front and back doors leading to well-maintained grounds.

Laurie Pinkston, Executive Director, has been working for the Housing Authority since 1996.

Julie Bradley, Resident Service Coordinator, has been working for the Housing Authority since it opened in 1979.

Board of Commissioners

Albert Bradley, Chairman
Jeff Arn, Vice Chairman
Marilyn Barrette, Secretary/Treasurer
Harlene Fairbanks, Assistant Secretary/Treasurer and Tenant Commissioner
Lorraine Lynch, Commissioner

Monthly board meetings are held at Orchard Hill Estates I on the second Tuesday of each month. Agendas are posted in the Town Clerk's office of the Town Hall.

Applications can be downloaded (PDF).

Completed applications may be submitted via email, dropped off at the office at 1630 Main Street, or mailed to:

Coventry Housing Authority
1630 Main Street
Coventry, CT 06238