New Hampshire Housing Finance Agency

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Open: New Hampshire Housing Finance Authority Section 8 HCV

Please Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.

The New Hampshire Housing Finance Authority (NHHFA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently open indefinitely.

Please note: This waiting list has preferences. This means that applicants who qualify for these preferences will receive assistance before applicants who do not. Because of these preferences, applicants who do not qualify may have a longer wait to receive assistance.

To apply, download and print the application online. The application is available in English and Spanish.

Disabled applicants who require reasonable accommodation to complete the application can refer to the "Notice of Right to Reasonable Accommodation" section on page 2 of the application.

Once the application has been completed, it must be mailed to PO Box 5087, Manchester, NH 03108.

This waiting list has the following preferences: Household member has a terminal illness; household member is eligible for services through the Choices for Independence Program; rent burdened; at risk of becoming homeless; referred for a Trasitional Housing voucher from Newstart, FIT, or The Way Home; referred for a DHHS transitional voucher from an institution; referred for ACCESS Transition program from a nursing home, assisted living, residential care, community residence, or congregate housing. Further explanation of each preference can be found on the application.

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

Applicants will receive a confirmation letter stating their approximate wait time. If you do not receive this letter within two weeks, call 1 (800) 439-7247, Ext. 9266.

As of August 2016, the approximate wait time is 6-8 years.

Important note: Applicants who have been placed on the waiting list must inform the housing authority immediately if your application information changes (such as contact information, income, and household members). In the case that the office sends a notice that does not get returned, or if application information is out of date, your name may be terminated from the waiting list. Contact the housing authority to find out how to update application information.

For more information, visit the NHHFA website, or call the office at (603) 472-8623.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (603)472-8623.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 07/12/2017.

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About New Hampshire Housing Finance Agency

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New Hampshire Housing Finance Agency provides affordable housing for up to 3,763 low and moderate income households through its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program..

Housing Authority Jurisdiction

Low-income housing managed by New Hampshire Housing Finance Agency is located in New Hampshire

Households with a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher managed by this housing authority must rent within its jurisdiction.