Welcome to Reading Housing Authority, Reading Massachusetts

The Reading Housing Authority (RHA) is a public agency established under Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 121B. Its primary mission is to provide decent, safe and sanitary housing opportunities, thereby improving the quality of life for families, those with disabilities and the elderly of low income. This primary mission requires the coordinated efforts of RHA staff under the direction of the Executive Director to use the Authority's finite resources in a manner that promotes economy of operation and efficiency in the discharge of its public function. In support of its primary mission, stable and consistent performance of all job duties is expected for the benefit of Authority clients, all employees and vendors.

Lyn E Whyte
Executive Director / Reading Housing Authority


Board Meeting:   Monday, May 4, 2015, at 5:30 pm @ Administrative Office, 22 Frank Tanner Drive. See Agenda.

 Job Postings: Interested candidates may submit resumes by mail or e-mail as instructed in the job posting.

                               No job postings at this time.


The Reading Housing Authority will hold a public hearing on its Annual Plan for operation of its Section 8 Housing Assistance Program. 

The public hearing will take place on: THURSDAY,  MARCH 19, 2015  10:00AM – 11:00AM

READING HOUSING AUTHORITY COMMUNITY ROOM, 22 Frank D. Tanner Drive, Reading, MA 01867 

The draft is complete and available for review at the office at the above address.  All interested persons are invited to attend this hearing.


General Notices:

Letter to Section 8 particpants regarding RHA Administrative Plan change; Biennial Inspections and Changes to Utility Allowances

Letter to Section 8 Landlords regarding RHA Administrative Plan change; Biennial Inspections


Directions, hours, org chart and staff directory available on the Contact Us pages.


Check on the Links page for more information on Industry Groups, Regulator Agencies, the City of Reading and Massachusetts Housing Authorities.


Monday - 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Tuesday - 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Wednesday - 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Thursday - 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Friday - 9:00 am to noon
Closed Holidays