Housing Wait List Recap: September 21, 2020 - Affordable Housing Online

Housing Wait List Recap: September 21, 2020

By on September 21st, 2020

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 September 21, 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


Champaign County, IL Section 8 Mainstream HCV Waiting List

The Housing Authority of Champaign County (HACC) Mainstream Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list applications will be accepted from September 22, 2020, until September 24, 2020. Applicants who wish to apply for this waiting list must be under 62 and disabled. Learn How To Apply.


Jefferson, Jennings and Scott County, IN Section 8 HCV Waiting List

The Ohio Valley Opportunities (OVO) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list applications will be accepted from October 5, 2020 at 8:00 am, until October 9, 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: