About Us

Our Purpose

The Cumberland Housing Authority (CHA) was incorporated in 1962 for the purpose of providing affordable, decent, safe, and sanitary housing to elderly, disabled individuals, and families in Cumberland, Rhode Island. The Housing Authority has a total of 176 units for elderly persons or persons with disabilities at Cumberland Manor located at One Mendon Road. CHA administers 384 Housing Choice Vouchers. The management of the CHA’s properties and Housing Choice Voucher Program have been consistently rated “High Performing” by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Our Mission Statement

To provide safe, decent, and affordable housing opportunities for low and moderate income families, elderly, and those with disabilities.

Office Hours

Main Office

573 Mendon Road, Suite 4 Cumberland, RI 02864

Phone: 401-334-2678

Office Hours:
Monday through Thursday 8:30AM-4:30PM
Friday 8:30AM-1:30PM

No walk-ins. Appointments only.

Cumberland Manor

One Mendon Rd. Cumberland, RI 02864

Phone: 401-724-8590

Office Hours:
Monday through Friday: 8:30AM- 4:00PM

Administrative Staff

Staff Member Title Phone
Susan Monaghan Executive Director 401-475-5282
Joane Penswick Deputy Director 401-334-2786
Housing Choice Voucher Program
Janeth Gonzalez HCV Program Manager 401-334-2399
Deidre Quintal FSS Coordinator 401-475-5281
Elderly/Disabled Public Housing – Cumberland Manor
Deborah Carr Public Housing Coordinator 401-475-0820

Facilities Staff

Rex Arsenault Maintenance Foreman

Access To Public Records

Cumberland Housing Authority is committed to providing public records in an expeditious and courteous manner consistent with the Access to Public Records Act. For information about the process for accessing a public record that is maintained by Cumberland Housing Authority, click here.