Rockland County Department of Social Services

50 Sanatorium Rd
Pomona, Rockland County, New York

As of July 25th, 2021, Rockland County Department of Social Services has 2 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

Rockland County Department of Social Services serves Rockland County on behalf of New York State Homes and Community Renewal.
Waiting List Statuses
Waiting List Status
Rockland County, New York Mainstream Housing Choice Voucher Open Now
Youngblood Senior Housing Building Open Now
Rockland County, New York Housing Choice Voucher Closed

Open Rockland County Department of Social Services 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.

Rockland County Department of Social Services Website: http://rocklandgov.com/departments/social-services/.

Open Now: Rockland County, New York Mainstream Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The Rockland County Department of Social Services (DSS) Mainstream Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently open. Applications are being accepted from July 19, 2021 at 6:00 am, until July 30, 2021 at 5:00 pm ET.

Please note: According to the DSS, "To be eligible for this application, a person must be:

  • Under 62 years of age
  • Disabled, and
  • Homeless, at risk of homelessness or transitioning out of segregated care"

To apply during the opening period, complete the online application here.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

200 applicants will be placed on the waiting list by random lottery.

For more information, visit the DSS website.

Sources: This information was verified by the DSS public notice on July 2, 2021.

Service Area

This waiting list is for rental assistance in Rockland 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 (845) 364-3330 or email rocklandhcv@co.rockland.ny.us between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 07/19/2021.

Open Now: Youngblood Senior Housing Building Waiting List

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The Rockland County Department of Social Services (DSS) waiting list for apartments at Youngblood Senior Housing Building is currently open. Applications will be accepted from July 19, 2021 at 6:00 am, until July 30, 2021 at 5:00 pm ET.

Please note: According to the DSS, "To be eligible for a voucher or for this Wait List, a person must be:

  • 62 years of age or older"

To apply during the opening period, complete the online application here.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

100 applicants will be placed on the waiting list by random lottery.

For more information, visit the DSS website.

Sources: This information was verified by the RCDSS public notice on July 2, 2021.

Service Area

This waiting list is for rental assistance in Rockland 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 (845) 364-3330 or email rocklandhcv@co.rockland.ny.us between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm.

Last Updated on 07/19/2021.

Other Rockland County Department of Social Services Waiting Lists

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

How To Apply to the Waiting List

The Rockland County Department of Social Services (RCDSS) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. It was last open for two weeks from October until November, 2018. 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.

This waiting list had the following preferences: Veterans.

1,000 applicants were placed on the waiting list by random lottery, by order of preferences.

For more information, visit RCDSS website here, or call the office at (845) 364-3330.

Last Updated on 12/29/2018.

About Rockland County Department of Social Services

More information about Rockland County Department of Social Services can be found on its website at http://rocklandgov.com/departments/social-services/.

HCV Portability Status

Rockland County Department of Social Services does not participate in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program, so voucher holders cannot port to this housing authority. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.