Housing Wait List Recap: February 1, 2021 - Affordable Housing Online

Housing Wait List Recap: February 1, 2021

By on February 1st, 2021

Tagged As: Waiting List Openings

This week’s recap highlights Section 8, Public Housing, and other affordable housing waiting lists that have been recently announced for the week of February 1, 2021.

COVID-19 Notice

Due to concerns of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) disease, some waiting list openings may be postponed until further notice, or submission instructions may be adjusted. The Affordable Housing Online team is closely monitoring waiting lists that are open now and opening soon, and will make updates to our website accordingly. The waiting lists below are confirmed openings.

Visit the housing authority’s website for the latest on its current operations, if one is available. If there is no information online, contact the housing authority directly. Due to a high volume of calls and modified office hours in most areas, expect a long wait time (days or weeks) for a response.

Select the link given for each waiting list to find out the requirements and details on how to apply for rental assistance.

New Waiting List Announcements

COVID-19 Rental Assistance Programs

To help renters who are struggling to pay rent during the coronavirus pandemic, several cities, counties, and states have created emergency rental assistance programs for their residents with CARES Act funds. The application period for some local programs has already closed, but many are currently open as of December, 2020. The link below has up to date information on every city, county, and state program that has been discovered.

Learn How to Apply to local COVID-19 Rental Assistance Programs


St. Petersburg, FL Section 8 HCV Waiting List

The St. Petersburg Housing Authority (SPHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list applications are being accepted from February 1, 2021 at 8:00 am, until February 4, 2021 at 5:00 pm ET. Learn How To Apply.


East Chicago, IN Section 8 HCV Waiting List

The East Chicago Housing Authority (ECHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list applications will be accepted from February 8, 2021 at 8:00 am CT, until 600 applications have been received. Learn How To Apply.


La Crosse, WI Section 8 HCV Waiting List

The Punta Gorda Housing Authority (PGHA) Public Housing waiting list applications for 1, 2 and 3-Bedroom apartments are being accepted from January 19, 2021 until further notice. Learn How To Apply.


Multi-County, IL Section 8 HCV Waiting List

The Menard County Housing Authority (MCHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list applications will be accepted from February 15, 2021 at 8:30 am, until March 1, 2021 at 3:00 pm CT, After the Lottery Wait List closes, a secondary list will remain open until the targeted number of applications have been received. Learn How To Apply.


Norfolk, VA Non-Elderly Disabled Section 8 HCV Waiting List

The Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority (NRHA) Non-Elderly Disabled Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list aplications will be accepted for one day only; on February 2, 2021, from 9:00 am until 4:00 pm ET. Learn How To Apply.


Clay County, MN Limited Section 8 HCV Waiting List

The Clay County Housing and Redevelopment Authority (CCHRA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list applications will be accepted on a limited basis from February 4, 2021 until February 28, 2021. According to the CCHRA, this waiting list is for “Families who are Clay County residents who contain a member with a disabling condition.” Learn How To Apply.


In addition to openings features on this page, you can find information on how to apply to nearly 2,500 open waiting lists nationwide: