Welcome to the Franklin County Regional Housing and Redevelopment Authority! On this site, you’ll find basic information regarding the departments and programs at HRA as well as useful links for your housing and community development needs. Please follow the links above to explore our agency.


The HRA office will be closed Monday, February 13th due to the winter storm.


HRA participates in the Centralized Section 8 Waiting List as of February 1, 2017. HRA will begin accepting applications for the Centralized Section 8 Waiting List beginning on February 1, 2017. Applications can also be completed online at http://www.section8listmass.org/.


If you have applied to one of the other participating housing authorities since the Centralized Waiting List opened on January 6,2 003, there is no need to apply again if your application is active on the waiting list.



The Public Notice section of the site displays the public meeting notices for the HRA Board of Commissioners as well as announcements for class offerings, employment opportunities and more. 

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Quick links:

  • FCRHRA is pleased to announce that all four Franklin County towns that collaborated with FCRHRA to apply for the Community Development Block Grant program have been awarded funding! Click here to read the press release.

  • There are employment opportunities at HRA!  Check out our careers page for more information.

  • Looking for an application for the new Orange Teen Housing development?  Click here!

  • HRA has partnered with www.GoSection8.com to provide enchanced tools for finding and listing rental properties.  Landlords click here and tenants click here for more information. 



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