The best first step in using DCRHA assistance for a year-round rental is completion of a DCRHA Application. You may also wish to review the Tenant Selection Overview or call the Housing Authority office at 508-693-4419.
The Housing Authority manages 95 year-round Rental Apartments across the island which serve over 190 island residents who make less than 80% of the area median income. Please see income levels on the DOCUMENTS page.
In addition, the Housing Authority administers town-funded Rental Assistance for 70 households in market rentals, assists with Town monitoring of 50 apartments permitted through the West Tisbury Accessory Apartment By-law and maintains an Island-wide rental wait list. The Housing Authority partners with other organizations that offer assistance with rent, utility and apartment rehabilitation costs to Island tenants and landlords.
Other island affordable rental possibilities are noted on our Links page under Rentals and Senior Housing.