Housing Wait List Recap: October 26, 2020 - Affordable Housing Online

Housing Wait List Recap: October 26, 2020

By on October 26th, 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 October 26, 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 October, 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


Multi-County, MD Section 8 HCV Waiting List

The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development (MDHCD) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list applications for Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Somerset, Talbot, Wicomico and Worcester County will be accepted from November 2, 2020 at 9:00 am, until November 30, 2020 at 5:00 pm ET. Learn How To Apply.


Atlantic City, NJ Section 8 HCV Waiting List

The Atlantic City Housing Authority (ACHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list applications will be accepted for one day only on October 28, 2020 from 10:00 am, until 12:00 pm ET, or until 200 applications have been received. Learn How To Apply.


James City County, and Williamsburg, VA Mainstream HCV Waiting List

The James City County Office of Housing Mainstream Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list applications will be accepted for one day only from October 29, 2020 at 9:00 am, until 6:00 pm ET. According to the James City County Office of Housing, “Only households including a member meeting the requirements of non-elderly (defined as at least 18 years old and not yet 62), with disabilities, living/working in James City County, transitioning out of institutional or other segregated settings and currently a participant in a permanent supportive housing or rapid rehousing project will be selected.” 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: