Shelters & Housing

Find local emergency, transitional, and section 8 housing — as well as resources to remain housed.

Emergency Housing and Staying Housed

211 of Connecticut can help you locate nearby domestic violence shelters, homeless shelters, homeless drop-in shelters, youth shelters, and transitional housing.

You can also find information about help staying housed with agencies and programs relating to home purchasing, mortgage default, tax rebate information, and rent payment assistance.



Recovery Homes and Halfway Houses

Recovery residences provide a sober, safe, and healthy living environment that promote recovery from alcohol and other drug use and associated problems. Ex-offender Halfway houses offer residences for individuals recently released from incarceration and may include work release programs for re-integrating into the community.

Recovery and Sober HomesEx-Offender Halfway Houses


Danbury Housing Authority

The Housing Authority of The City of Danbury, located at 2 Mill Ridge Road, Danbury CT, 06811 was established to provide decent, safe and sanitary housing to low-income and moderate income families.

HACD includes State and Federal housing programs, as well as the Housing Choice Voucher program, commonly known as Section 8. This program allows families and individuals to rent from private landlords and have their rent subsidized to a level that is affordable to that family and/or individual.

The Section 8 Voucher Waiting List is opened periodically on an as needed basis. When the Waiting List is re-opened, a public announcement is placed in area newspapers and information posted on their website.

Danbury Housing Authority