Housing Authority

Mission Statement

The Housing Authority of the Town of East Hampton provides property management for affordable apartments for seniors and the disabled. The Authority currently administers a total of 70 assisted dwelling units (apartments) within the Town of East Hampton. These include the following housing developments: Chatham Acres with 40 units which opened in 1984 with 4 handicap apartments and Bellwood Court with 30 units built in 1976 which currently cannot accommodate wheel chair access. The rate of turnover is approximately 10 apartments per year.

The Authority is not subsidized by the state and depends on its income from rents and any applications that it submits for grants.

General duties include management of the properties, screening of applicants; maintenance of the budget; and responsibility for making financial decisions.

The East Hampton Housing Authority is regulated by state statute Title 8, Zoning, Planning, Housing, Economic and Community Development and Human Resources, Chapter 128 Section 8-40 to 8-44a.

Click here to view the statute Title 8.

Members of the Housing Authority are appointed and serve 5 year terms. Term ends on December 31st.

Board Members

Name Title
Ann McLaughlin Member (2026)
Ted Hintz, Jr. Chairman (2027)
Pauline Simko Member (2025)
Shelley Grendzinski Tenant Commissioner (2028)
Elizabeth Whitty Member (2024)