Massachusetts Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Centralized Waiting List

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Massachusetts Housing Choice Voucher Centralized Open Until Further Notice

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

Open Until Further Notice: Massachusetts Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Centralized 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 06/05/2019.

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/.

Representatives of Massachusetts Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Centralized Waiting List may be available by phone at (877) 868-0040. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

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

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