Chautauqua Opportunities Inc

17 W. Courtney Street
Dunkirk, Chautauqua County, New York 14701

Chautauqua Opportunities Inc is a housing authority that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program. As of August 15th, 2022, Chautauqua Opportunities Inc has 2 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

Chautauqua Opportunities Inc serves Cattaraugus County and Chautauqua County on behalf of New York State Homes and Community Renewal.
Waiting List Statuses
Waiting List Status
Chautauqua County, New York Limited Housing Choice Voucher Open Until Further Notice
Cattaraugus County, New York Housing Choice Voucher Open Until Further Notice

Open Chautauqua Opportunities Inc Waiting Lists

Open Until Further Notice: Chautauqua County, New York Limited Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Chautauqua Opportunities, Inc (COI) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently open on a limited basis on the third Wednesday and the last Friday of each month, from June 17, 2015, until further notice.

Please note:

  • According to the COI, "Families living in Chautauqua County must provide written verification of residency in order to apply."
  • The dates to apply in 2022 are as follows:
    • Jamestown    | Dunkirk
    • Dec 15, 2021  | January 3,2022
    • January 19      | January 28
    • February 16    | February 25
    • March 16         | March 25
    • April 20           | April 29
    • May 18            | May 27
    • June 15           | June 24
    • July 20            | July 29
    • August 17       | August 26
    • September 21 | September 30
    • October 19      | October 28
    • November 16  | November 28
    • December 21  |  January 2, 2023

There are two ways to apply during the opening period:

  1. On the dates under the "Jamestown" column above, complete an application at the Laughlin Community Action Center, located at 402 Chandler St, Jamestown, NY 14701, from 8:30 am until 12:00 pm; and 1:00 pm until 4:00 pm ET.
  2. On the dates under the "Dunkirk" column above, complete an application at Connections North, located at 10825 Bennett Rd, Dunkirk, NY 14048, from 8:30 am until 12:00 pm; and 1:00 pm until 4:00 pm.

The following documentation is required when applying: Social Security Number for all household members; Income.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

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

For more information, visit the COI Section 8 Housing page, or the COI website.

Sources: This information was verified by the COI on January 13, 2022.

Service Area

This waiting list is for Housing Choice Voucher rental assistance in Chautauqua County, New York.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (716) 366-3333.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 03/25/2022.

Open Until Further Notice: Cattaraugus County, New York Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Chautauqua Opportunities Inc Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list for Cattaraugus County is currently open.

The COI is accepting applications for this waiting list from the earliest confirmed date of March 25, 2022, until further notice.

To apply during the opening period, print the paper application available here.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

It is not known how applicants will be placed on the waiting list.

For more information, visit the COI website.

Sources: This information was verified by the COI on March 25, 2022.

Service Area

This waiting list is for Housing Choice Voucher rental assistance in Cattaraugus County, New York.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (716) 366-3333.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 03/28/2022.

About Chautauqua Opportunities Inc

More information about Chautauqua Opportunities Inc can be found on its website at https://www.chautauquaopportunities.com/.

Representatives of Chautauqua Opportunities Inc may be available by phone at (716) 366-3333. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of August 15th, 2022, it is not known if Chautauqua Opportunities Inc is processing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher portability requests for porting in due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

As of 07/12/2018, Chautauqua Opportunities Inc is either absorbing or billing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher port-in requests on a case-by-case basis. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.