Cornerstone Housing North, Inc.

Affordable Elderly Housing

53 Main Street Berlin Eric Mortenson
Program Director
Senior Housing in Berlin
Office (603) 723-4204
Fax: (603) 444-6271




Cornerstone Housing North, Inc. is a Section 8 Project-Based Assistance program funded by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the HOME program sponsored by New Hampshire Housing and Finance Authority.

Those interested in living at Cornerstone Housing North, Inc. must apply to see if they are within the eligibility requirements. Eligible applicants are then placed on a waitlist. The applicant must be 62 years of age or older. Please contact the Cornerstone Certified Occupancy Specialist to determine eligibility to see if you qualify for an apartment.
When determining income eligibility, the gross income is used—income before any taxes or other exclusions or deductions have been taken out. Adjusted income is gross income minus allowable income deductions. The annual income must not exceed the income limits published by the U.S. Dept. of HUD.
As a Tenant -the tenant pays 30% of their adjusted income; HUD pays the remainder of the tenant rent. Allowable medical expenses are used to help lower the rent. Annual examinations of income and expenses determine the tenant rental amount.


Cornerstone Housing North, Inc. is organized for charitable purposes; to provide elderly persons and handicapped persons with housing facilities and services specifically designed to meet their physical, social, and psychological needs and to promote their health, security, happiness, and usefulness in longer living.

  • For ages 62 and older
  • Subsidized Elderly Housing
  • 12 One Bedroom Handicap Accessible Units
  • Utilities Included & Air Conditioned Apartments
  • Laundry and trash rooms on each floor
  • Supportive Services Available
  • Transportation available locally via North Country Transit
  • Rent collection in-house
  • Smoke-free facility
  • Tenants are permitted to keep common household pets in their units and are subject to pet rules.
  • A common area on each floor allows tenants to meet and socialize

We do business in accordance with the Federal Fair Housing Law (Fair Housing Amendment Act of 1988)

It is illegal to discriminate against any person because of race, color religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin
Anyone who feels he or she has been discriminated against may file a complaint of housing discrimination:

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity
Washington, D.C. 20410
1-800-669-9777 (Toll Free)
1-800-927-9275 (TTV)



Guide to Senior Living in New Hampshire
This guide provides information about the different types of senior care available in New Hampshire, a look at the average costs of care and information about programs available to help seniors cover the costs of senior living in the state.