The Medford Housing Authority's public housing portfolio consists of 840 public housing units located city-wide and among 8 developments.  The MHA also owns a Special Needs Housing development designed to provide housing with specialized services for persons with mental illness, developmental disabilities, or physical disabilities. 

State Elderly/Disabled Public Housing
142 unit development consisting of one-bedroom units.

Federal Elderly/Disabled Public Housing
407 units located among 5 developments with one and two-bedroom units.

Federal Family Public Housing
291 units located in 2 developments.  Bedroom sizes range from one to four-bedroom units.

Public housing was established to provide decent and safe rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities.  
The State program is regulated by the Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) and Federal sites are regulated by Housing and Urban Development (HUD).