Housing Wait List Recap: November 23, 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 November 23, 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 November, 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


Hartford, CT Public Housing Waiting List

The Housing Authority of the City of Hartford (HACH) waiting list applications for Public Housing apartments will be accepted from November 17, 2020 at 9:00 am, until November 23, 2020 at 4:00 pm CT. Learn How To Apply.


General Hancock, Hardin, Putnam, and Wyandot County, OH Section 8 HCV Waiting List

The Hancock Metropolitan Housing Authority (HMHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list applications will be accepted for the general public for one day only on December 2, 2020, from 8:30 am until 12:00 pm ET. According to the HMHA, this waiting list “will be open to all income eligible families who are at or below 50% median income.” Learn How To Apply.


Limited Hancock, Hardin, Putnam, and Wyandot County, OH Section 8 HCV Waiting List

The Hancock Metropolitan Housing Authority (HMHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list applications are being accepted on a limited basis from March 2, 2020 at 8:30 am ET, until December 7, 2020 at 3:50 pm ET. According to the HMHA, this waiting list is for “applicants with disabilities under the age of 62, and those who are Veterans ONLY.” 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 November 24, 2020 from 10:00 am, until 12:00 pm ET, or until 150 applications have been received. Learn How To Apply.


Vermilion County, IL Section 8 HCV Waiting List

The Vermilion Housing Authority (VHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list applications will be accepted from December 7, 2020 at 7:30 am CT, until further notice. 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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