Community Development

The mission of the Community Development Department is to provide critical financial, informational, and support resources to low and moderate income Hamden residents seeking to improve their access to homeownership opportunities, the quality of their housing, the viability of their businesses, the usability and effectiveness of their shared community facilities, and the cleanliness of their neighborhoods.

Below please see HUD 2020 Income Guidelines, that determine eligibility for all department programs. Additional eligibility requirements are determined on a program by program basis and can be found in related applications.  

Income Limits for 2020

Household Size:

1 person

2 person

3 person

4 person

5 person

6 person

7 person

8 person


Adjusted Gross Income (AGI)









Please refer to the related documents listed on this page for further information and resources.