West Warwick Housing Authority
Press Release
For Immediate Release

 HUD Awards West Warwick Housing Authority High Performer Status

The West Warwick Housing Authority (WWHA) announced today that they  have been designated by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) as a high-performing housing authority.

Each year HUD rates a housing authority based on four criteria: Physical, Financial, Management Operations, and Capital Funds.

WWHA received 35 out of 40 possible points in the physical inspection of its housing portfolio, which consists of 250 units in two developments: West Warwick Manor and Clyde Tower.

The housing authority received the maximum score of 25 out of 25 for its financial management of the HUD funds received.

For management operations, the WWHA received another maximum score of 25 out of 25 points.

The capital funds section of the review, which involves the timely obligation and expenditure of capital improvement funds, received a 10 out of 10 points as well.

Thomas Zampa, Chairman of the Board of Commissioners for the WWHA stated: “It’s a reflection of the dedication and hard work of the staff and the commissioners that we were able to achieve high performer for the second consecutive year.”

The WWHA was founded in 1962 and manages 250 units of public housing and over 160 units of Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers. WWHA is home to approximately 275 elderly and disabled residents.

For more information, contact:   

Stephen J. O’Rourke
Executive Director
401-822-9430 X-4