• Affordable Home Repairs

    Habitat for Humanity of NW CT (860) 435-4747

    PO Box 1, Salisbury, CT 06068



    Chore Service [minor home repairs] (860) 435-9177


    Rebuilding Together: 

    PO Box544, Bantam, CT 06750

    (203) 240-9666:


    A national non-profit organization that can provide necessary repairs, improvements and modifications to existing homes, free of charge, to low-income  home-owners who are unable to do the work themselves. Towns covered: Goshen, Litchfield, Warren and Kent.

  • Affordable Housing Contact Information

    Affordable Housing Inventory 2022
    Affordable Housing Inventory 2022
    Affordable Housing Inventory 2022
    Affordable Housing Inventory 2022
    Affordable Housing Inventory 2022
  • Affordable Rental Housing (Families, Singles, Seniors)

    See Affordable Housing Contact Information above.

  • Guide to Home Loans for People with Disabilities


    This guide offers a comprehensive overview of resources and opportunities that can help you overcome the financial challenges that stand between you and homeownership. Whether you’re in the market for a new home or you’re a first-time buyer this guide has information you need to get past those obstacles.

  • Homeownership Counseling, Education & Foreclosure Prevention

    Housing Development Fund- (203) 969-1830 or www.hdf-ct.org

    Eviction and Foreclosure Prevention Program: Community Action Agency- (860) 832-9438


    Down payment Assistance Programs

    Housing Development Fund- (203) 969-1830 or  www.hdf-ct.org

    HDF is a HUD-Certified counseling and lending agency, particularly for first time home-buyer.


    USDA Rural Housing Programs (860) 688-7725


    Foreclosure Prevention Assistance

    Neighborhood Housing Services of Waterbury (203) 753-1896 or www.nhswaterbury.org

    They have good counselors.


    Legal Help

    Statewide Legal Services (800) 453-3320 www.ctlawhelp.org


    Emergency One Time Assistance

    Neighbor–to–Neighbor Fund: provides emergency one time assistance for local residents who are in economic distress. Neighbor-to-Neighbor makes small grants (generally around $500) to help those with overdue utilities, medical bills, short-term housing costs, and transportation problems. Interested individuals should contact their town’s social service provider


    Accessory Apartment Program

    The HousingUs Accessory Apartment Program– assists homeowners through the process of creating an apartment in their homes or on their property- from design to permitting and tenant selection.  For more information visit www.housingus.org.

  • Homeownership Programs

    The organizations below provide opportunities for affordable homeownership for moderate income families and can be contacted directly for more information.

    Cornwall Housing Corporation
    PO Box 174, Cornwall, CT 06753

    Contact: Maggie Cooley (860) 672-6251 



    Foundation for Norfolk Living
    PO Box 2, Norfolk, CT 06058

    Contact: Lou Barbagallo (860) 542-5395


    Goshen Housing Trust, Inc.
    59 Torrington Road, Goshen, CT 06756

    (203) 699-9335


    Habitat for Humanity (NW CT chapter)
    (860) 435-4747



    Kent Affordable Housing
    PO Box 265, Kent, CT 06757

    info@kentaffordablehousing.org  (860) 927-5022


    Salisbury Housing Trust
    24 Main Street, PO Box 52, Salisbury, CT 06068


    Sharon Ridge Apartments
    (860) 364-1372

  • Independent Living: Making Homes Accessible


    This website gives an overview of how much some types of renovations cost, tips on where to find help to pay for remodeling projects and expert advice about what types of projects make sense. Those who don’t want to deal with renovations or find the task is beyond their economic means can still find help to live independently through other resources such as rental assistance in homes designed for people with disabilities.

  • Mortgage Assistance Hotline

    If homeowner has a mortgage delinquency, CT has a mortgage assistance hotline: (877) 472-8313.

  • Path To Homeownership Guide Website


    This website is a guide to homeownership including low down payment mortgages and mortgage assistance programs backed by state and federal agencies. This guide is a starting point for buyers who want to own a home but lack the cash to do so in the conventional way.

  • Retirement/Residential/Long Term Care Homes


    Geer Village (860) 824-8133;

    Geer Nursing and Rehabilitation

    (860) 824-3800




    Noble Horizons (860) 435-9851

    Provides rental housing, Residential Care Home, Rest Homes with Nursing Supervision and Chronic and Convalescent Nursing Home.




    Sharon Healthcare (860) 364-1002



    Elderly – Senior Subsidized Housing

    Housing for seniors, age 62 and older.  Must be able to live alone and meet income requirements.


    Wangum Village (860) 824-0521

    Beckley House (860) 824-7884   beckleyhouse@emchm.org

    Kent –  Templeton Farm (860) 927-4000

    Cornwall – Bonney Brook (860) 619-8194

    Norfolk – Meadowbrook (860) 542-5470

  • Shelters

    Individuals in need of shelter should call the 211 Hotline.


    Fish Emergency Shelter

    332 South Main St., Torrington CT 06790

    (860) 482-7300


    The Gathering Place

    21 Prospect Street – Suite A, Torrington

    (860) 618-3455

    New Beginnings of Northwest Hills Litchfield County is the Continuum of Care/Coordinated Access Network non-profit organization dedicated to the mission of managing The Gathering Place – a day-time drop-in center serving local homeless individuals, families, youth and veterans of Litchfield County since 2015. The Gathering Place is the “point of entry” for all homeless in Litchfield County and the centralized location to access all types of services and resources the homeless need to live more productive and independent lives. It is a place to come to visit year-round and to receive services to meet basic needs and resources such as the initial 211 Coordinated Access Network (CAN) intake; legal services; showers; laundry service; clothing; mental health services; substance abuse services and supported employment. We are committed to housing the homeless, promoting HOPE and NEW BEGINNINGS.

    The mission of New Beginnings of Northwest Hills Litchfield County is to improve the quality of life of homeless individuals in Litchfield County, to provide referral services and advocacy, and to end the cycle of homelessness.

    The staff operating The Gathering Place are volunteers from other service providing agencies who assist the homeless and their needs. The center is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.


    Winchester Emergency Shelter

    480 Main St., Winchester, CT 06098

    (860) 379-0708