Housing Wait List Recap: October 12, 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 October 12, 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

Richmond, VA Section 8 HCV Waiting List

The Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority (RRHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list applications will be accepted from October 12, 2020 at 8:30 am, until October 16, 2020 at 5:00 pm ET. Learn How To Apply.

Virginia Beach, VA Section 8 Mainstream HCV Waiting List

The Virginia Beach Housing and Neighborhood Preservation (VBHNP) Section 8 Mainstream Housing Choice Voucher applications will be accepted from October 12, 2020 at 8:30 am, until October 13, 2020 at 5:00 pm ET. Learn How To Apply.

Baltimore, MD Senior Section 8 PBV Waiting List

The Housing Authority of Baltimore City (HABC) Senior Section 8 Project-Based Voucher waiting list applications for 1-Bedroom apartments are being accepted from October 5, 2020 at 12:00 am, until June 30, 2021 at 11:59 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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