Housing Wait List Recap: September 8, 2020

This week’s recap highlights Section 8, Public Housing, and other affordable housing waiting lists that have been recently announced for the week of September 8, 2020.

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 September, 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

Richland County, SC Public Housing Waiting List

The Columbia Housing (CH) Public housing waiting list applications for 3, 4 and 5-Bedroom apartments will be accepted from September 30, 2020 at 9:00 am, until October 2, 2020 at 5:00 pm ET. Learn How To Apply.

Decatur, IN Section 8 HCV Waiting List

The Decatur Housing Authority (DHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list applications are being accepted from April 4, 2019 at 8:00 am, until September 15, 2020 at 5:00 pm ET. 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:

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