**If you are not feeling well or have been advised to seek medical services in response to the COVID-19 virus, please contact Southcoast Health Nursing Triage Hotline directly at 508-973-1919. This service is available 24/7.  **Si usted no se siente bien o ha sido aconsejado a que busque atención medica acaso del virus COVID-19, por…

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The New Bedford Housing Authority is currently undergoing a computer migration to update our applicant, tenant and landlord software. This is being done to improve the services we provide to you. In order for this migration to occur, this requires a temporary shutdown of our software. As a result, our online applicant and tenant automated…

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Data: Less than 2.5% of arrests throughout New Bedford last year occurred on public housing property NEW BEDFORD — Of 3,850 arrests in the city last year, 2.36 percent occurred on public housing property, a number that reflects the New Bedford Housing Authority’s concerted effort to reduce crime and provide residents with safe, quality housing,…

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NEW BEDFORD — The New Bedford Housing Authority’s buildings are among the top 25 percent of similar multi-family housing buildings in the nation for their energy efficiency and ability to meet strict requirements set by the federal Environmental Protection Agency. Nine of New Bedford’s elderly and family developments received the ENERGY START designation, a program…

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NEW BEDFORD — At 3 p.m. Wednesday at the Bay Village Resource Center, 10 young children living in public housing learned multiplication tables, used computers, painted or learned about nutrition as part of the New Bedford Housing Authority’s voluntary summer learning literacy program. “It’s what they will see in September. When September starts, the school…

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NEW BEDFORD — Milagros Sanchez moved herself and her twin daughters to Bay Village Housing Development in 2013 from New York to escape a domestic abuse situation. At Bay Village, she heard about the Housing Authority’s ROSS Program, (Resident Opportunities and Self-Sufficiency program), which provides residents resources to become self-sufficient. Working with ROSS Coordinator Esperanza…

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