About the Merrimac Housing Authority

Merrimac Housing Authority has been established in accordance with Massachusetts General Law Chapter 121B.  Our primary purpose is to provide decent, safe and sanitary housing to families and elderly/disabled of low income.  Merrimac Housing Authority is governed by State and Federal laws and regulations. Merrimac Housing Authority provides housing assistance to low income residents through the management of State programs such as State Aided Public Housing. This program is income based and the eligibility guidelines are set by DHCD, respectively. If you are in need of housing assistance in the area please contact the Housing Authority directly to obtain more information about eligibility requirements and the status of any waiting lists and application procedures.

The Amesbury Housing Authority is the Management Agent for the Merrimac Housing Authority.  All administrative business is handled at the Amesbury Housing Authority office located at 180 Main Street Amesbury MA. Merrimac Housing Authority has a part time maintenance employee on site Monday through Friday.  Amesbury Housing Authority maintenance personnel assist Merrimac Housing Authority on an as needed basis and for all after hours emergencies.

Mission Statement

Merrimac Housing Authority’s mission is to provide stable, affordable and quality low income housing. Create an environment which enables residents to live responsibly and with dignity as well as support residents in their efforts to achieve self-sufficiency.

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Housing Information

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Executive Director

Michelle Bibeau
Executive Director

Board of Commissioners

Candie Benjamin
Arthur Evans
Vice Chairman
Edward Ledwich
Gary Dean

Main Office Staff

Housing Manager
Janet Doughty
Accounts Payable Clerk
Diane McGowan
Jeneschya Sanchez
Section 8 Coordinator
Kim Kane
Housing Coordinator
Judith Hinkle
Resident Service Coordinator

Maintenance Staff

Mark Klesel

For all Work Order Requests, please call (978)-388-2022 x9.

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Management Office Hours
Monday – Wednesday 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Saturday – Closed
Sunday – Closed

Merrimac Office Hours
1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month
10:00 AM – 12:00 Noon
52 Middle Street Community Room

Management Office Phone
Main: 978-388-2022
Fax: 978-388-4926
Maintenance 24/7: 978-388-2022

Management Office Location
180 Main Street
Amesbury, MA 01913