In the operation of low-rent housing, it shall be the policy of the Rochester Housing Authority (RHA) to establish eligibility and rent requirements to accomplish the objectives of providing decent, safe, sanitary housing for families, the elderly, disabled and very low to low income households, as established by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) regulations, while achieving a tenant body with a broad range of incomes generally representative of the communities in the RHA's area of operation.

RHA Board of Commissioners monthly meeting is held on the 3rd Wednesday of each month unless otherwise noted.  The meeting is held at 12:00 p.m., at Granite Steak and Grill and is open to the public.

‚ÄčPlease note the RHA Board meeting for August will take place on Thursday, September 19, 2019 at the RHA Main Office located at 77 Olde Farm Lane, Rochester, NH 03867.

The Rochester Housing Authority is committed to affirmatively furthering fair housing.  If you feel as though you have been discriminated against, please feel use the following resources:

Department of Housing and Urban Development:

New Hampshire Legal Assistance:

Board of Commissioners

Mark Hourihane,  Chairman

Cider Berry, Vice-Chairman

Janet Davis, Secretary

Fred Glidden, Resident Commissioner

Christine McCluskey, Commissioner


Stacey Price, Executive Director                                                  

Sharon Nickerson,  Finance Officer                                              

Bill Hobbs, Maintenance Foreman                                                     

Karl Van Asselt, Special Projects Director

Barbara Bennett - Tax Credit Manager                                    

Elizabeth (Liz) Espinal, Section 8 Manager                                       

Holly Beauchesne, Public Housing Manager                                

John Kennedy, Application Specialist, Service Coordinator        

John Sullivan (Sully)                                                                

Timothy White, Maintenance

Duane Bickford, Maintenance

Anthony Marchand, Maintenance

Paul McClaren, Part-Time Maintenance

Deb Whitehouse - PH Assistant                                                             

Catherine Jacques - AM Receptionist                                   

Alicia Nolette - PM Receptionist

Otis Perry - Capital Fund Manager