District of Columbia Housing Authority

This housing agency serves Washington, District of Columbia.

Waiting List
Closed: District of Columbia Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Closed: District of Columbia Housing Authority Public Housing Waiting List Learn More

Closed: District of Columbia Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The District of Columbia Housing Authority (DCHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. It was last open in April, 2013. It is not known when the waiting list will reopen.

For more information, visit the DCHA website here.

Closed: District of Columbia Housing Authority Public Housing Waiting List

The District of Columbia Housing Authority (DCHA) Public Housing waiting list is currently closed. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to pick up an application at the DCHA office.

Preferences were not confirmed.

It was not known how applicants were placed on the waiting list.

For more information, visit the DCHA website here

About The Agency

District of Columbia Housing Authority provides affordable housing for up to 24,937 low- and moderate-income households through its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher and public housing programs.

Monday 8:00am-4:30pm
Tuesday 8:00am-4:30pm
Wednesday 8:00am-4:30pm
Thursday 8:00am-4:30pm
Friday 8:00am-4:30pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

1133 North Capitol Street Northeast, Washington, DC

Visit Website(202) 535-1500

Section 8 Application Checklist

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Keep track of everything you need to apply for a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher in this printable checklist created by Affordable Housing Online

How large is the District of Columbia Housing Authority?

District of Columbia Housing Authority serves 16,963 low-income households. The agency manages 16,356 Housing Choice Vouchers and 5,351 public housing units.

What are the incomes of residents served by the District of Columbia Housing Authority?

Extremely low-income (ELI) renters, earning less than 30% of Area Median Income (AMI), make up 83 percent of households served by District of Columbia Housing Authority. Very low-income renters earn less than 50% AMI, and are 95 percent of District of Columbia Housing Authority households.

How many District of Columbia Housing Authority residents are employed?

Working adults head 4,580 households and make up 27 percent of households served by District of Columbia Housing Authority.

How many female-headed renter households are served by the District of Columbia Housing Authority?

There are 12722 female-headed renter households living in District of Columbia Housing Authority housing. Households headed by females are 75% of those served by the District of Columbia Housing Authority.

What racial and ethnic groups are found among District of Columbia Housing Authority renters?

Black 15,945
Asian-Pacific Islander 170
White 170
Hispanic 509

How many senior-headed renter households are served by District of Columbia Housing Authority?

There are 6276 households headed by seniors served by the District of Columbia Housing Authority. Senior households are 37% of households in District of Columbia Housing Authority housing.

How many households headed by persons with disabilities live in District of Columbia Housing Authority housing?

There are 3901 persons with disabilities living in District of Columbia Housing Authority housing. Persons with disabilities are the head of 23% of households served by the District of Columbia Housing Authority.

How does HUD rate the performance of the District of Columbia Housing Authority?

The District of Columbia Housing Authority is rated as a standard performer by HUD.

HUD rates the performance of Public Housing Agencies. The department looks at physical condition of properties, financial condition, management operations, and use of Public Housing Capital Funds for improvements.

How often does District of Columbia Housing Authority open new waiting lists?

District of Columbia Housing Authority’s Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) waiting list was last opened on February 23, 2024 and closed on April 13, 2013.

Public Housing Communities Managed by District of Columbia Housing Authority

Faircliff Plaza West

1400 Euclid St NW, Washington, District Of Columbia 20009

Edgewood Commons 601

601 Edgewood St NE, Washington, District Of Columbia 20017

Hubbard Place ( Aka Cavalier Apartments )

3500 14th St NW, Washington, District Of Columbia 20010

Fort View Apartments

6040 13th Pl NW, Washington, District Of Columbia 20011

Webster Gardens

124 Webster St NW, Washington, District Of Columbia 20011

Fairlawn Marshall

2834 Q STREET, Washington, District Of Columbia 20020

Triangle View

3600 B St SE, Washington, District Of Columbia 20019

Arthur Capper Senior I Apartments

900 5th St SE, Washington, District Of Columbia 20003

Matthews Memorial Terrace Apartments

2632 Martin Luther King Jr Ave SE, Washington, District Of Columbia 20020

Urban Village

3403 16th St NW, Washington, District Of Columbia 20018

Faircliff Plaza East

1350 Fairmont St NW, Washington, District Of Columbia 20009

Colorado Apartment Public Housing

5336 COLORADO AVE NW, Washington, District Of Columbia 20011

Kenilworth Parkside

1553 ANACOSTIA AVE NE, Washington, District Of Columbia 20019

Kenilworth Courts

4404 QUARLES ST NE, Washington, District Of Columbia 20019

Highland Dwellings/Addition

400 Atlantic Street SE, Washington, District Of Columbia 20032

Sibley Plaza

1140 N Capitol St NW, Washington, District Of Columbia 20002

Henson Ridge - Phase 1

1822 Alabama Ave SE, Washington, District Of Columbia 20020

Langston Terrace

2101 G Street NE, Washington, District Of Columbia 20002

Benning Terrace

4450 G Street SE, Washington, District Of Columbia 20019

Kenilworth Courts

4500 Quarles Street NE, Washington, District Of Columbia 20019

Park Morton Apartments

617 Morton Street NW, Washington, District Of Columbia 20002

Lincoln Heights

400 50th Street NE, Washington, District Of Columbia 20019

Montana Terrace

1625 Montana Ave NE, Washington, District Of Columbia 20018

Horizon House

1150 12th Street NW, Washington, District Of Columbia 20005

Kelly Miller Dwellings

2101 4th Street NW, Washington, District Of Columbia 20001

James Creek

1265 Half Street SW, Washington, District Of Columbia 20024

Wade Apartments

1292 Eaton Road SE, Washington, District Of Columbia 20020

Capitol Gateway

201 58th Street NE, Washington, District Of Columbia 20019

Kentucky Courts

340 13th Street SE, Washington, District Of Columbia 20002

Syphax Gardens

1501 Half Street SW, Washington, District Of Columbia 20024

Potomac Gardens

1225 G Street SE, Washington, District Of Columbia 20003

Greenleaf Gardens

203 N Street SW, Washington, District Of Columbia 20024

Carroll Apartments

410 M St SE, Washington, District Of Columbia 20003

Woodland Terrace

2311 Ainger Place SE, Washington, District Of Columbia 20020

Hopkins Apartments

1430 L Street SE, Washington, District Of Columbia 20003

James Apartments

1425 N St NW, Washington, District Of Columbia 20005

Regency House

5201 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, District Of Columbia 20015

Claridge Towers

1221 M Street NW , Washington, District Of Columbia 20005

Fort Lincoln

3400 Banneker Drive NE, Washington, District Of Columbia 20018

Judiciary House

461 H Street NW, Washington, District Of Columbia 20002

Harvard Towers

1845 Harvard St NW, Washington, District Of Columbia 20009

Ledroit Apartments

2125 4th St NW, Washington, District Of Columbia 20001

Garifield Terrace Senior

2301 11th Street NW, Washington, District Of Columbia 20001

Barry Farms Dwellings

1292 Eaton Road SE, Washington, District Of Columbia 20020

Garifield Terrace

2361 11th Street NW, Washington, District Of Columbia 20001

Wheeler Creek

900 Varney St SE, Washington, District Of Columbia 20032

Gibson Plaza

1301 7th St NW, Washington, District Of Columbia 20001

Capital Gateway

201 58th Street NE, Washington, District Of Columbia 20019

Glenncrest C

415 51st St SE, Washington, District Of Columbia 20019

Glenncrest E

5078 G St SE, Washington, District Of Columbia 20019

Glenncrest D

401 51st St SE, Washington, District Of Columbia 20019

Scattered Sites

6429 8th St NW, Washington, District Of Columbia 20012

Wylie Courts

823 13th St NE, Washington, District Of Columbia 20002

Scattered Sites

1227 New Jersey Ave NW, Washington, District Of Columbia 20001

Columbia Road

1475 Columbia Rd NW, Washington, District Of Columbia 20009

Scattered Site

48 New York Ave NW, Washington, District Of Columbia 20001

Scattered Sites

915 S St NW, Washington, District Of Columbia 20001