About the RHA

Revere Housing Authority provides housing assistance to low income residents through the management of HUD programs such as Low Rent Public Housing and the Housing Choice Voucher Program – Section 8 and State programs such as State Public Housing and the Massachusetts Rental Voucher Program. These programs are income based and the eligibility guidelines are set by HUD or DHCD, respectively. There may be waiting lists for rentals or vouchers and at times the lists may close to new applicants based on the size of and length of wait on the lists. If you are in need of housing assistance in the area please contact the Housing Authority directly to obtain more information about eligibility requirements, availability of rentals or vouchers, the status of any waiting lists and their application procedures.


Our Properties


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Address Units Program
148 – 172 Pomona Street 8 14-1
10 – 96 Rose Street 43 14-1
905 – 927 Broadway 10 14-1
1 – 77 Hutchinson Street 39 14-1
250 – 272 Cushman Avenue 11 14-2
257 – 315 Cooledge Street 38 14-2
2 Harris Street 45 14-3

Revere Housing Authority (RHA) mission is to provide stable, quality affordable housing for low-and moderate-income persons; to deliver these services with integrity and mutual accountability; and to create living environments that serve as catalysts for the transformation from dependence to economic self-sufficiency.

Public Housing Links

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Section 8 Links

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Central Waiting List

MASSACHUSETTS Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Centralized Waiting List

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The net household income limits for state-aided family housing are:

1 Person
$47,450
2 People
$54,200
3 People
$61,000
4 People
$67,750
5 People
$73,200
6 People
$78,600
7 People
$84,050
8 People
$89,450

Public Notices

Senior Staff

James L. Milinazzo
Executive Director
Tricia Duffy
Director for Financial Operations
As Director for Financial Operations, with over twenty of years of working at the RHA, I work closely with department leaders to implement practices that are best for the RHA and the residents. Best practices and initiatives can reduce costs and enable more time to be spent on assessment of finances, personnel and tenant issues, and allow staff to function on a higher level.
Vacant 
Director of Leased Housing Management
Candy Tempesta
Dean Harris
Director of Maintenance and Modernization
RHA’s Maintenance Department has been working diligently on numerous modernization projects as well as daily repairs, vacant unit turnovers, and preventative measures to ensure a safe and secure living environment for RHA tenants. Staff has successfully met Mother Nature’s demand over the past year with its quick response to cleaning and repairing damage after the rare occurrence of a tornado and maintained a high task condition and standard during the winter’s snow inundation. RHA has also maintained its status as a high performer as a result of the hard work put into our state and federal unit/site inspections.
Elizabeth Forte
Director of Housing Management

Administration

Rosa Garbarino
Executive Assistant
As the Executive Assistant of Revere Housing Authority, my duties can vary on a day-to-day basis. Responsibilities include but not limited are maintaining the Executive Director’s appointment schedule by planning and scheduling meetings, conferences, and travel; organizing and maintaining files and records; as well as conserving and ordering supplies for the office. My number one goal is to keep the office running smoothly which enables the Executive Director, Management, and Tenant Selectors to focus their attention on providing quality care to all of our Public Housing participants.
Doreen Christie
Accounts Manager
As the Account Manager of RHA, I work closely with the Director of Financial Operations. I operate as the lead point of contact for any and all matters specific to our tenant accounts. I oversee current tenant accounts in regards to rental payments. As a result, I have developed strong relationships with our tenants who reside here at RHA. I also hold responsibilities as the Accounts Payable Administrator of the office. I perform day to day financial transactions; general duties such as communicating with vendors, processing invoices and issuing payment.
Robin Perry
Tenant Selector
Robin Perry maintains a wait-list of over 1,775 applicants. She carefully vets applicants by reviewing CORI and background reports to ensure that the Revere Housing Authority adds good citizens to the residential population. Robin also works alongside the Revere Housing Authority maintenance staff to ensure vacant units are leased quickly.
Jessica Capodilupo
Maintenance Clerk & Administrative Assistant
Jessica Capodilupo serves as the Maintenance Clerk/Administrative Assistant and has over twelve years’ experience with RHA. She is responsible for processing work order requests; takes an active part in projects such as coordinating timelines and communication with vendors, contractors, and tenants; maintains the shop office’s daily operations; and serves as liaison between staff and residents to provide information or address concerns. Jessica also has the pleasure of attending the monthly Board of Commissioners meetings to serve as the Board Designate to record the minutes.
Alyssa DiMaria
Mixed Population Service Coordinator
This year is Alyssa’s first year serving as Mixed Population Coordinator. RHA has an amazing group of tenants. It has been a pleasure to provide services/ supports to this community and to get to know tenants through home visits, meeting tenants at their weekly hair cut or foot doctor appointments in their buildings, or waiting for the weekly bus to grocery shop. Alyssa has been able to reestablish a relationship with Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department to provide seniors with the Senior Identification Program and hopes to expand programs with the Department by instituting the Children’s Fingerprinting Program (stay tuned!). She has also initiated a partnership with the Greater Boston Food Bank, forging the way for the Brown Bag Program that provides a bag of groceries each month for primarily seniors and some families. RHA families also participated in the first annual Playground Safety Essay and Poster contested hosted by the HAI Group and is proud to share that RHA families who participated placed third in all three categories with a prize of Walmart gift cards. Alyssa is looking forward to continuing current relationships and establishing new partnerships with community organizations to ensure that tenants are aware of and connected with supports and resources available to them.
x239 Liston Towers
x249 Hyman Towers
ADiMaria@revereha.com
Dawn Lauria
Assistant Tenant Selector
Evelyn Rodriguez
Public Housing Manager
Ashley Cartagena
Receptionist/Administrative Assistant

Section 8

Donna Marcinowski
Leased Housing Manager
As Leased Housing Manager of the MRVP, AHVP and DMH State Rental Assistance Programs, I am responsible for the overall administration of these programs. Some of the responsibilities include conducting Briefing Sessions to newly issued voucher holders and assisting them in the leasing process; performing annual renewals, interim changes and relocations; monthly debt collection, tenant waiver requests and DHCD monthly billing. It is our objective to assist eligible individuals and families with a State Mobile Housing Voucher allowing them the opportunity to reside in affordable and suitable housing.
Kristina Umana
Leased Housing Coordinator
Kristina handles re-certification, interim changes, change of ownership's and new lease ups for case Loads MF-Z.
Joan Ambrosino
Leased Housing Coordinator
As the Sr. Section 8 Leased Housing Coordinator, I am responsible for processing the necessary paperwork for Annual Re-certification, Interim Changes, Change of Ownership and Retro Rent for caseloads A-ME. In addition, I am accountable for handling new lease-ups, portability and monitoring leasing activity between tenants and landlords.
Kathleen Mulligan
FSS Coordinator
Kathleen recruits Section 8 Voucher participants for the Family Self Sufficiency program and the Home-ownership program. Please call Kathleen if you are interested.
Cindy Gonzalez
Receptionist/Administrative Assistant
Cindy Gonzalez serves as the Section 8 Administrative Assistant. She is responsible for maintaining the Section 8 Centralized Waiting List, oversees the unit inspection process, selects participants for Quality Control Inspections, maintains tenant confidential files, schedules caseworker's recertification appointments and serves as a liason between staff and Section 8 participants.

Board of Commissioners

George  Anzuoni
Chairman
Anthony Perrone
Vice-Chairman
Henry Mancini
Treasurer/Tenant Representative
Frances Rega
Member
Finance Department
Patricia Duffy Director of Financial Operations x212 tduffy@revereha.com
Doreen Christie Accounts Manager x214 dchristie@revereha.com
Candy Tempesta Procurement Specialist x230 ctempesta@revereha.com
Housing Management Department
Elizabeth Forte Director of Housing Management x226 eforte@revereha.com
Evelyn Rodriguez Public Housing Manager x211 erodriguez@revereha.com
Robin Perry Tenant Selector and Occupancy Manager x216 rperry@revereha.com
Dawn Lauria Assistant Tenant Selector x255 dlauria@revereha.com
Alyssa DiMaria Mixed Population Service Coordinator x239/x249 adimaria@revereha.com

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Contact Us

HOURS
Monday – Thursday 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Friday 8:00 AM – 1:30 PM
Saturday – Closed
Sunday – Closed

PHONE
Main: 781-284-4394
Fax: 781-284-0065
Section 8: 781-284-1700
Fax: 781-286-8093
Maintenance 24/7: 781-284-7079

MAIN OFFICE
70 Cooledge Street Revere, MA 02151
SECTION 8
82 Cooledge Street Revere, MA 02151