Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee

This housing agency serves Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Waiting List
Open Until Further Notice: Milwaukee, Wisconsin Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Open Until Further Notice: Veteran Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Open Until Further Notice: Family Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Open Until Further Notice: Family Public Housing Waiting List Learn More
Open Until Further Notice: Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee Senior and Disabled Public Housing Waiting List Learn More
Open Until Further Notice: Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee Senior and Disabled Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List Learn More

Open Until Further Notice: Milwaukee, Wisconsin Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee (HACM) is accepting Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list applications from December 15, 2021 at 9:00 am CT, until further notice.

Please note: According to the HACM, "If you previously completed a pre-application for the Housing Choice Voucher wait list before December 15, 2021 and were not selected in the lottery, you will need to reapply for an opportunity to be chosen in future lotteries."

To apply while the waitlist is open, complete the online application.

The maximum income limits for each household size are as follows:

  • 1 person $29,550 | 5 persons $45,600
  • 2 persons $33,800 | 6 persons $49,000
  • 3 persons $38,000 | 7 persons $52,350
  • 4 persons $42,200 | 8 persons $55,750

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

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

For more information, visit the HACM website.

Sources: This information was verified by the HACM public notice on December 13, 2021 and updated on October 30, 2023.

Open Until Further Notice: Veteran Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

This waiting list is for Section 8 Project-Based Voucher rental housing assistance in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

The Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee (HACM) is accepting Veteran Section 8 Project-Based Voucher waiting list applications for 1-Bedroom apartments at Victory Manor Apartments from December 15, 2021 at 9:00 am CT, until further notice.

To apply while the waitlist is open, complete the online application.

The maximum income limits for each household size are as follows:

  • 1 person $29,550 | 5 persons $45,600
  • 2 persons $33,800 | 6 persons $49,000
  • 3 persons $38,000 | 7 persons $52,350
  • 4 persons $42,200 | 8 persons $55,750

This waiting list has the following preferences:

  • Veterans

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

For more information, visit the HACM website.

Sources: This information was verified by the HACM public notice on December 13, 2021 and updated on October 30, 2023.

Open Until Further Notice: Family Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

This waiting list is for Section 8 Project-Based Voucher rental housing assistance in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

The Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee (HACM) is accepting Family Section 8 Project-Based Voucher waiting list applications for apartments at Westlawn Gardens, Scattered Sites and Town Homes at Carver Park Apartments from December 15, 2021 at 9:00 am CT, until further notice.

This waiting list was for the following properties:

  • Westlawn Gardens has 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5-Bedroom units.
  • Scattered Sites have 2, 3, 4 and 5-Bedroom units.
  • Town Homes at Carver Park has 3, 4 and 5-Bedroom units.

To apply while the waitlist is open, complete the online application.

The maximum income limits for each household size are as follows:

  • 1 person $29,550 | 5 persons $45,600
  • 2 persons $33,800 | 6 persons $49,000
  • 3 persons $38,000 | 7 persons $52,350
  • 4 persons $42,200 | 8 persons $55,750

This waiting list has the following preferences:

  • Westlawn Gardens, is for families of 1 or more persons.
  • Scattered Sites, is for families of 2 or more persons.
  • Town Homes at Carver Park, is for families of 3 or more persons.

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

For more information, visit the HACM website.

Sources: This information was verified by the HACM public notice on December 13, 2021 and updated on October 30, 2023.

Open Until Further Notice: Family Public Housing Waiting List

This waiting list is for Public Housing rental housing assistance in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

The Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee (HACM) is accepting Family Public Housing waiting list applications for apartments at Hillside Terrace, Parklawn and Scattered Sites Apartments from December 15, 2021 at 9:00 am CT, until further notice.

This waiting list was for the following properties:

  • Hillside Terrace has 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5-Bedroom units.
  • Parklawn has 1, 2 and 3-Bedroom units.
  • Scattered Sites have 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6-Bedroom units.

To apply while the waitlist is open, complete the online application.

The maximum income limits for each household size are as follows:

  • 1 person $47,250 | 5 persons $72,900
  • 2 persons $54,000 | 6 persons $78,300
  • 3 persons $60,750 | 7 persons $83,700
  • 4 persons $67,500 | 8 persons $89,100

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

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

For more information, visit the HACM website.

Sources: This information was verified by the HACM public notice on December 13, 2021 and updated on October 30, 2023.

Open Until Further Notice: Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee Senior and Disabled Public Housing Waiting List

This waiting list is for Senior and Disabled Public Housing rental housing assistance in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

The Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee (HACM) is accepting Senior and Disabled Public Housing waiting list applications for apartments at Arlington Court, College Court, Hillside Terrace High-Rise, Lincoln Court, Locust Court, Mitchell Court and Riverview Apartments from December 15, 2021 at 9:00 am CT, until further notice.

This waiting list is for the following properties:

  • Arlington Court has 1-Bedroom units.
  • College Court has 1-Bedroom units.
  • Hillside Terrace High-Rise has 1 and 2-Bedroom units.
  • Lincoln Court has 1-Bedroom units.
  • Locust Court has 1-Bedroom units.
  • Mitchell Court has 1-Bedroom units.
  • Riverview has 1-Bedroom units.

To apply while the waitlist is open, complete the online application.

The maximum income limits for each household size are as follows:

  • 1 person $47,250 | 5 persons $72,900
  • 2 persons $54,000 | 6 persons $78,300
  • 3 persons $60,750 | 7 persons $83,700
  • 4 persons $67,500 | 8 persons $89,100

This waiting list has the following preferences:

  • Elderly (62+ years of age and older)
  • Near elderly (50 - 61 years of age and older), and/or disabled (18 years of age and older)

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

For more information, visit the HACM website.

Sources: This information was verified by the HACM public notice on December 13, 2021 and updated on October 30, 2023.

Open Until Further Notice: Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee Senior and Disabled Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

This waiting list is for Senior and Disabled Section 8 Project-Based Voucher rental housing assistance in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

The Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee (HACM) is accepting Elderly, Near-Elderly, and Disabled Section 8 Project-Based Voucher waiting list applications for Becher Court, Cherry Court, Convent Hill, Highland Gardens, Holton Terrace, Lapham Park, Merrill Park, Olga Village and Westlawn Gardens Mid-Rise Apartments from December 15, 2021 at 9:00 am CT, until further notice.

This waiting list is for the following properties:

  • Becher Court has 1 and 2-Bedroom units.
  • Cherry Court has 1-Bedroom units.
  • Convent Hill has 1-Bedroom units.
  • Highland Gardens has 1 and 2-Bedroom units.
  • Holton Terrace has 1-Bedroom units.
  • Lapham Park has 1 and 2-Bedroom units.
  • Merrill Park has 1-Bedroom units.
  • Olga Village has 1 and 2-Bedroom units.
  • Westlawn Gardens has 1-Bedroom units.

To apply while the waitlist is open, complete the online application.

The maximum income limits for each household size are as follows:

  • 1 person $29,550 | 5 persons $45,600
  • 2 persons $33,800 | 6 persons $49,000
  • 3 persons $38,000 | 7 persons $52,350
  • 4 persons $42,200 | 8 persons $55,750

This waiting list has the following preferences:

  • Elderly (62+ years of age and older)
  • Near elderly (50 - 61 years of age and older), and/or disabled (18 years of age and older)

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

For more information, visit the HACM website.

Sources: This information was verified by the HACM public notice on December 13, 2021 and updated on October 30, 2023.

About The Agency

Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee provides affordable housing for up to 9,494 low- and moderate-income households through its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher and public housing programs.

809 North Broadway, Milwaukee, WI

Visit Website(414) 286-5678

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How large is the Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee?

Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee serves 8,079 low-income households. The agency manages 7,641 Housing Choice Vouchers and 2,196 public housing units.

What are the incomes of residents served by the Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee?

Extremely low-income (ELI) renters, earning less than 30% of Area Median Income (AMI), make up 77 percent of households served by Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee. Very low-income renters earn less than 50% AMI, and are 93 percent of Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee households.

How many Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee residents are employed?

Working adults head 2,262 households and make up 28 percent of households served by Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee.

How many female-headed renter households are served by the Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee?

There are 6301 female-headed renter households living in Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee housing. Households headed by females are 78% of those served by the Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee.

What racial and ethnic groups are found among Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee renters?

Black 6,786
White 566
Hispanic 646

How many senior-headed renter households are served by Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee?

There are 2262 households headed by seniors served by the Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee. Senior households are 28% of households in Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee housing.

How many households headed by persons with disabilities live in Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee housing?

There are 2181 persons with disabilities living in Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee housing. Persons with disabilities are the head of 27% of households served by the Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee.

How does HUD rate the performance of the Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee?

The Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee is rated as a standard performer by HUD.

HUD rates the performance of Public Housing Agencies. The department looks at physical condition of properties, financial condition, management operations, and use of Public Housing Capital Funds for improvements.

Public Housing Communities Managed by Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee

Scattered Sites

2621 N 16th St, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53208

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Cherry Court Midrise

1525 N 24th St, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53205

bed 1
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real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
accessibility Accessible

Olga Village

722 W Washington St, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53204

bed 1-2
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real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
accessibility Accessible

Convent Hill Gardens

455 E Ogden Ave, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202

bed 1-2
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real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
accessibility Accessible

Westlawn Gardens

6236 W Birch Ave, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53218

bed 1-5
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real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
accessibility Accessible

Lapham Park

1901 N 6th St, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53212

bed 1-2
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real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
accessibility Accessible

Merrill Park

222 N 33rd St, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53208

bed 1

Townhomes at Carver Park

1901 N. 6th Street, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53205

bed 2-5

Parklawn

4434 W. Marion St, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53216

bed 1-3
payment Subsidized

Hillside Terrace

1545 N 7th St, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53205

bed 1-5
payment Subsidized

Highland Homes

1818 W. Juneau Ave, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53205

bed 3-5
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real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
accessibility Accessible

Becher Court

1802 W Becher St, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53215

bed 1-2

Riverview

1300 E Kane Pl, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202

bed 1
payment Subsidized

Mitchell Court

2600 W National Ave, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53204

bed 1
payment Subsidized

Locust Court

1350 E Locust St, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53212

bed 1
payment Subsidized

Lincoln Court

2325 S Howell Ave, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53207

bed 1
payment Subsidized

College Court

3334 W Highland Blvd, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53208

bed 1
payment Subsidized

Arlington Court

1633 N Arlington Pl, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202

bed 1
payment Subsidized

Scat Site Hope VI Cherry

2482 W Vliet St, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53208

payment Subsidized
accessibility Accessible

Scat Site Hope VI 6780a

3447 N 3rd St, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53212

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Scat Site Housing Authority Home

3246 N Julia St, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53216

payment Subsidized

Scat Site South

1541 W Plainfield Ave, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53221

payment Subsidized
accessibility Accessible

Scat Site North and West

1915 W Cornell St, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53209

payment Subsidized

Scat Site Tax Credit 2008

3346 N 9th St, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53206

accessibility Accessible

Holton Terrace

2825 N Holton St, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53212

bed Studio
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Victory Manor

North 68th Street, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202

bed 1
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accessibility Accessible