The Marlborough Community Development Authority (MCDA) administers four primary affordable housing programs:
- Senior Public Housing: 227 units within 3 public housing communities, of which 31 units are reserved for non-elderly disabled per the regulations set forth by the Massachusetts Department of Housing & Urban Development (DHCD).
- HUD Section 8 Portable Vouchers: The MCDA administers 128 U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) Section 8 potable vouchers.
- Massachusetts Vouchers: The MCDA administers AHVP and DMH vouchers as they are made available.
- Special Needs Housing: The Housing Division owns a property for disabled individuals with 11 units that is managed by the Advocates. This is part of the MA Department of Housing & Community Development (DHCD) 689 special needs housing program.
The MCDA does not administer family public housing nor HUD public housing.