Nassau County Office of Housing

40 Main St, 1st Floor
Hempstead, Nassau County, New York 11550

Nassau County Office of Housing is a housing authority that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Homeownership Voucher, and Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV) programs.

Nassau County Office of Housing serves Nassau County on behalf of New York State Homes and Community Renewal.
Waiting List Statuses
Waiting List Status
Nassau County, New York Housing Choice Voucher Closed
Nassau County Office of Housing Project-Based Voucher Closed

Other Nassau County Office of Housing Waiting Lists

During the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, some waiting list openings may be postponed until further notice. Application methods may change, as well. Visit the housing authority's website for the latest on its current operations, if one is available. If there is no information online, you can contact the housing authority directly. Office operations may be different from usual, and it may take days or weeks to get a response.

Nassau County Office of Housing Website: https://www.nassaucountyny.gov/1660/Housing.

Nassau County Office of Housing Phone: (516) 572-1900.

Closed: Nassau County, New York Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The Nassau County Office of Housing (NCOH) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. Applications were last accepted from June 21, 2021 until July 2, 2021. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the online application.

The maximum income limit for each household size were as follows:

  • 1 Person $45,500 | 5 Persons $70,150
  • 2 Persons $52,000 | 6 Persons $75,350
  • 3 Persons $58,500 | 7 Persons $80,550
  • 4 Persons $64,950 | 8 Persons $85,750

This waiting list had the following preferences:

  • Households at-risk of or experiencing homelessness
  • Households who identify as elderly and/or disabled
  • Households with dependent children.

The NCOH public notice stated that it "will randomly select 2,500 households for placement on the waitlist." This notice is for both the Housing Choice Voucher and Project-Based Voucher programs. It is not known how many people will be placed on each waiting list.

For more information, visit the NCOH website.

Sources: This information was verified by the NCOH on June 17, 2021.

Last Updated on 07/02/2021.

Closed: Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The Nassau County Office of Housing (NCOH) waiting list for Section 8 Project Based Voucher apartments is currently closed. Applications were last accepted from June 21, 2021 until July 2, 2021. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the online application.

The maximum income limit for each household size were as follows:

  • 1 Person $45,500 | 5 Persons $70,150
  • 2 Persons $52,000 | 6 Persons $75,350
  • 3 Persons $58,500 | 7 Persons $80,550
  • 4 Persons $64,950 | 8 Persons $85,750

This waiting list had the following preferences:

  • Households at-risk of or experiencing homelessness
  • Households who identify as elderly and/or disabled
  • Households with dependent children.

2,500 applicants were placed on the waiting list by random lottery, weighed by order of preferences.

The NCOH public notice states that it "will randomly select 2,500 households for placement on the waitlist." This notice was for both the Housing Choice Voucher and Project-Based Voucher programs. It is not known how many people were placed on each waiting list.

For more information, visit the NCOH website.

Sources: This information was verified by the NCOH on June 17, 2021.

Service Area

This waiting list is for rental assistance in Nassau County , New York.

Last Updated on 07/02/2021.

About Nassau County Office of Housing

More information about Nassau County Office of Housing can be found on its website at https://www.nassaucountyny.gov/1660/Housing.

Representatives of Nassau County Office of Housing may be available by phone at (516) 572-1900. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of October 25th, 2021, it is not known if Nassau County Office of Housing is processing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher portability requests for porting in due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

As of 10/25/2021, it is not known if Nassau County Office of Housing is either absorbing or billing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher portability requests for porting in. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.