Rhode Island Housing Choice Voucher Program Centralized Wait List

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Rhode Island Housing Choice Voucher Centralized Open Until Further Notice

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Open Until Further Notice: Rhode Island Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Centralized Waiting List

The Rhode Island Housing Choice Voucher Program Centralized Wait List Portal Section 8 HCV waiting list is currently open, from December 17, 2017 at 12:01 am ET, until further notice.

To apply, complete the online application here. Applications that are mailed, faxed, e-mailed or hand delivered will not be processed.

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: Chronically homeless veteran; Disabled; Disabled Veteran; Displaced; Elderly; Homeless; Terminated from Johnston Housing Authority HCV program due to lack of funding; Job Training; Money Follows the Person; Near Elderly; Resident of jurisdiction of participating housing authority; Rhode Island resident; Rent burdened; Full time student; Unstable housing situation; Victim of Domestic Violence; Veteran; Witness protection; 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 is received, by order of preferences. 

Persons requiring assistance completing an application can call Rhode Island Housing (RIH) at (844) 459-3600, or email waitlist@rihousing.com.

For more information, visit the Rhode Island Housing website.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (401) 457-1288 or TTY (401) 450-1394.

Last Updated on 06/05/2019.

About Rhode Island Housing Choice Voucher Program Centralized Wait List

More information about Rhode Island Housing Choice Voucher Program Centralized Wait List can be found on its website at https://www.rihousing.com/sp.cfm?pageid=416.

Representatives of Rhode Island Housing Choice Voucher Program Centralized Wait List may be available by phone at (844) 459-3600. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

The following agencies are participants in the Rhode Island Housing Choice Voucher Program Centralized Wait List:

Agency Serves
Bristol Housing Authority Bristol
Central Falls Housing Authority Central Falls
Coventry Housing Authority Coventry
Cumberland Housing Authority Cumberland
East Greenwich Housing Authority East Greenwich
East Providence Housing Authority East Providence
Johnston Housing Authority Johnston
Lincoln Housing Authority Lincoln
North Providence Housing Authority North Providence
Pawtucket Housing Authority Pawtucket
Portsmouth Housing Authority Portsmouth
Providence Housing Authority Providence
Rhode Island Housing Barrington, Charlestown, Exeter, Glocester, Hopkinton, Jamestown, Little Compton, Middletown, Narragansett, New Shoreham, Newport, North Kingstown, North Smithfield, Portsmouth, Scituate, West Greenwich
Smithfield Housing Authority Smithfield
South Kingstown Housing Authority South Kingstown
The Housing Authority of the City of Newport Newport
Warren Housing Authority Warren
Warwick Housing Authority Warwick
Woonsocket Housing Authority Woonsocket
How To Check Your Waiting List Status

You can check your waiting list status by phone by calling (844)-459-3600.