The Rochester Housing Authority offices are currently closed to the public. Please call 603-332-4126 with any questions or concerns. Maintenance staff are working adjusted schedules to ensure sanitizing efforts continue multiple times per day.  This is being done to protect our residents and staff.

As a precaution all RHA community rooms and public bathrooms have been closed until further notice and at the Wellsweep Community Room, the Meals on Wheels have stopped all congregate meals until further notice.

Although we are trying to control the spread of the virus by cleaning and sanitizing, you should continue to take the recommended safety steps by washing your hands frequently for at least 20 seconds, practice social distancing and wear face coverings when around unvaccinated people or in large crowds outdoors.  If you are sick, please stay home and quarantine.  We ask that you please be mindful when entering our facilities to take precautions to help protect the vulnerable populations we serve by wearing a mask. RHA strongly encourages tenants and guests to wear masks when visiting our facilities. Masks are required at all times when visiting the management offices. 

If you are a resident of public housing resident or a Section 8 resident with Rochester Housing Authority and have a change in income due to loss of employment due to the virus, please contact your manager as soon as possible at the email addresses below. 

If you have specific questions about the virus, please call 2-1-1 in the State of NH for additional resources.  

If you need to reach staff please do so by email if possible. 

Section 8 Inquiries - Jackie Titus -

Public Housing Inquiries - Holly Beauchesne -

Public Housing Inquiries - Deborah Whitehouse -

Service Coordinating - John Kennedy -

Linscott Property Management -

Marsh View Property Management -

Emerson Court Property Management -

Arthur Nickless Property Management -

Finance Questions -

Executive Director -


Rochester Housing Authority

March 15, 2023 at 11:30 am


January 9, 2023 through March 14, 2023

In accordance with the Quality Housing and Work Responsibility Act of 1998 (QHWRA), published by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development, the Housing Authority of the City of Rochester, NH, commonly referred to as the “Rochester Housing Authority” or “RHA”, is providing Notice of a Public Comment Period and Public Hearing during which comments will be accepted by the Board of Commissioners pertaining to the following items:

Agency Five Year Action Plan 2023 - 2027

The Rochester Housing Authority hereby gives Notice of a Public Hearing scheduled for Wednesday, March 15, 2023 at 11:30 a.m. via zoom. Persons requiring special accommodations, please call (603) 332-4126. The draft of the Five Year Action Plan are may be requested via email by contacting: or viewed at the Rochester Housing Authority Main Office, 77 Olde Farm Lane, Rochester, NH 03867.

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Meeting ID: 453 120 7150
Passcode: 945482