Massachusetts Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Centralized Waiting List

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Massachusetts Centralized Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Centralized Open Indefinitely

Open Massachusetts Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Centralized Waiting List Waiting Lists

Open Indefinitely: Massachusetts Centralized Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Massachusetts Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Centralized Waiting List is currently open, from January 2003, until further notice.

There are three ways to apply:

  1. Complete the online application here
  2. Download and print the application online here. Click the link titled "Preliminary Application" in your native language.
  3. Contact a participating housing authority request an application by mail. Participating housing authority contact information can be found here.

Once the paper application has been completed, it can be mailed or hand delivered to any participating housing authority. Participating housing authority address information can be found here.

Income limit information can be found here.

The waiting list will be sorted differently by each housing authority according to its own preferences.

Participating housing authorities may have any of the following preferences: Activated military personnel to Persian Gulf; Board of Health condemnation; Disabled; Displaced by hate crime or reprisal, Displaced by landlord non-renewal; Displaced by natural disaster;  Displaced by public action; Displaced by domestic violence; Elderly (62+); Near elderly (55+); Extremely low income; Health disability affecting housing need; Homeless; Participant in Metro Program in Wayland school; Rent burdened 50% of income; Rent burdened 40% of income; one-person family; substandard housing; tenants of Project-Based units; clients for Project-Based units; Veteran; Working. Further explanation of each preference can be found here.

Selected applicants will be placed on the waiting list by date and time the application has been received, by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the website here, call the office at 1 (877) 868-0040, or contact a participating housing authority listed here.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via 1-877-868-0040.

Last Updated on 10/08/2018.

About Massachusetts Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Centralized Waiting List

More information about Massachusetts Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Centralized Waiting List can be found on its website at http://www.section8listmass.org/.

The following agencies are participants in the Massachusetts Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Centralized Waiting List:

Agency Serves
Holyoke Housing Authority Holyoke
Fall River Housing Authority Fall River
Chicopee Housing Authority Chicopee
Lawrence Housing Authority Lawrence
Worcester Housing Authority Worcester
Waltham Housing Authority Waltham
Revere Housing Authority Revere
Medford Housing Authority Medford
Chelsea Housing Authority Chelsea
Taunton Housing Authority Taunton
Attleboro Housing Authority Attleboro
Woburn Housing Authority Woburn
Quincy Housing Authority Quincy
Malden Housing Authority Malden
Brockton Housing Authority Brockton
Gloucester Housing Authority Gloucester
Everett Housing Authority Everett
Framingham Housing Authority Framingham
Somerville Housing Authority Somerville
Newburyport Housing Authority Newburyport
Brookline Housing Authority Brookline
Springfield Housing Authority Springfield
Newton Housing Authority Newton
Fitchburg Housing Authority Fitchburg
Winchendon Housing Authority Winchendon
Dedham Housing Authority Dedham
Shrewsbury Housing Authority Shrewsbury
Belmont Housing Authority Belmont
Dracut Housing Authority Dracut
Beverly Housing Authority Beverly
Weymouth Housing Authority Weymouth
Falmouth Housing Authority Falmouth
Arlington Housing Authority Arlington
Westfield Housing Authority Westfield
Braintree Housing Authority Braintree
Peabody Housing Authority Peabody
Salem Housing Authority Salem
Ipswich Housing Authority Ipswich
Acton Housing Authority Acton
Plymouth Housing Authority Plymouth
Middleborough Housing Authority Middleborough
Melrose Housing Authority Melrose
Needham Housing Authority Needham
Lexington Housing Authority Lexington
Milford Housing Authority Milford
Marlborough Community Development Authority Marlborough
Duxbury Housing Authority Duxbury
Holbrook Housing Authority Holbrook
Rockport Housing Authority Rockport
Wakefield Housing Authority Wakefield
Reading Housing Authority Reading
Southbridge Housing Authority Southbridge
Billerica Housing Authority Billerica
West Springfield Housing Authority West Springfield
Abington Housing Authority Abington
Stockbridge Housing Authority Stockbridge
Methuen Housing Authority Methuen
Holden Housing Authority Holden
Andover Housing Authority Andover
Amherst Housing Authority Amherst
Leominster Housing Authority Leominster
Haverhill Housing Authority Haverhill
Ware Housing Authority Ware
North Reading Housing Authority North Reading
Bellingham Housing Authority Bellingham
Hudson Housing Authority Hudson
Natick Housing Authority Natick
Watertown Housing Authority Watertown
Franklin County Regional Housing and Redevelopment Authority Franklin County
Greenfield Housing Authority Greenfield
Concord Housing Authority Concord
Saugus Housing Authority Saugus
Wayland Housing Authority Wayland
Warren Housing Authority Warren
Oxford Housing Authority Oxford
North Andover Housing Authority North Andover
Chelmsford Housing Authority Chelmsford
Norwood Housing Authority Norwood
Bourne Housing Authority Bourne, Falmouth, Mattapoisett, Sandwich, Wareham
Pembroke Housing Authority Pembroke
Burlington Housing Authority Burlington
Amesbury Housing Authority Amesbury
Stoughton Housing Authority Stoughton
Danvers Housing Authority Danvers
Halifax Housing Authority Halifax
Easton Housing Authority Easton
Webster Housing Authority Webster
Winchester Housing Authority Winchester
Bridgewater Housing Authority Bridgewater
Gardner Housing Authority Gardner
Rockland Housing Authority Rockland
Mansfield Housing Authority Mansfield
Wellesley Housing Authority Wellesley
Dennis Housing Authority South Dennis
Tewksbury Housing Authority Tewksbury
Walpole Housing Authority Walpole
Milton Housing Authority Milton
Millis Housing Authority Millis
Holliston Housing Authority Holliston
North Attleborough Housing Authority North Attleborough
Dartmouth Housing Authority Dartmouth
Salisbury Housing Authority Salisbury