Section 8 Waiting Lists

There are 2,426 housing authorities across the country which offer the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program. For more on the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program visit the Housing Choice Voucher section of our Low Income Housing Renter's Guide

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Section 8 Waiting Lists Closing Soon

There are currently 6 Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers Waiting Lists that are open now and will be closing soon. 6 of the 6 waiting lists open now have applications available online, meaning that you can apply from anywhere in the country.

There are waiting lists open now, but closing soon, in Michigan, Minnesota, and Florida. Choose a waiting list below to learn more about the application process and other affordable housing opportunities.

The Dickenson, Gratiot, and Menominee County, Michigan Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is open now and will close on June 23rd, 2017 at 5:00 PM ET.

The Waiting List has preferences for

Persons Who Live, Work, or Attend School Locally

Application Methods

Online Application
The Antrim, Leelanau and Missaukee County, Michigan Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is open now and will close on July 28th, 2017 at 5:00 PM ET.

The Waiting List has preferences for

Persons Who Live, Work, or Attend School Locally

Application Methods

Online Application

Blue Earth County, Minnesota

Open until May 3rd, 2017

The Blue Earth County, Minnesota Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is open now and will close on May 3rd, 2017 at 11:59 AM CT.

The Waiting List has preferences for

Persons Who Live, Work, or Attend School Locally Veterans

Application Methods

Online Application

Mankato, Minnesota

Open until May 2nd, 2017

The Mankato, Minnesota Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is open now and will close on May 2nd, 2017 at 11:59 PM CT.

The Waiting List has preferences for

Persons Who Live, Work, or Attend School Locally Veterans

Application Methods

Online Application

Miami-Dade County, Florida

Open until May 4th, 2017

The Miami-Dade County, Florida Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is open now and will close on May 4th, 2017 at 11:59 PM ET.

The Waiting List has preferences for

The Elderly The Homeless Persons with Disabilities

Application Methods

Online Application
The Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne County, Michigan Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is open now and will close on May 1st, 2017 at 11:59 PM ET.

Application Methods

Online Application

Section 8 Waiting Lists Opening Soon

There are 4 Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers Waiting Lists that will open soon. 3 of the 4 waiting lists opening soon have applications available online, meaning that you can apply from anywhere in the country.

There are Waiting Lists opening soon in Illinois, Pennsylvania, Indiana, and Florida. Choose a waiting list below to learn more about the application process and other affordable housing opportunities.

Allegheny County, Pennsylvania

Opens on May 1st, 2017

The Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List will open on May 1st, 2017 at 8:00 AM ET.

Application Methods

Online Application

Maywood, Illinois

Opens on May 1st, 2017

The Maywood, Illinois Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List will open on May 1st, 2017 at 12:00 AM CT.

Application Methods

Online Application

Homestead, Florida

Opens on May 8th, 2017

The Homestead, Florida Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List will open on May 8th, 2017 at 12:01 AM ET.

Application Methods

Online Application

Jefferson County, Indiana

Opens on May 15th, 2017

The Jefferson County, Indiana Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List will open on May 15th, 2017 at 8:00 AM ET.

The Waiting List has preferences for

The Elderly Persons Who Live, Work, or Attend School Locally Working/Employed The Homeless Persons with Disabilities

Application Methods

In Person Application

Open Section 8 Waiting Lists By State

State Open / Opening Soon Closed
Alabama 14 11
Alaska 1 0
Arizona 3 9
Arkansas 14 4
California 17 62
Colorado 6 18
Connecticut 1 27
Delaware 0 4
District Of Columbia 0 1
Florida 2 55
Georgia 2 17
Hawaii 0 5
Idaho 2 2
Illinois 11 35
Indiana 5 18
Iowa 11 8
Kansas 5 5
Kentucky 15 7
Louisiana 7 22
Maine 10 1
Maryland 3 12
Massachusetts 92 7
Michigan 10 28
Minnesota 9 25
Mississippi 5 3
Missouri 20 8
Montana 4 0
Nebraska 10 3
Nevada 0 3
New Hampshire 9 1
New Jersey 1 36
New Mexico 7 6
New York 16 35
North Carolina 5 23
North Dakota 14 0
Ohio 12 23
Oklahoma 15 4
Oregon 13 6
Pennsylvania 25 27
Puerto Rico 0 0
Rhode Island 0 12
South Carolina 7 12
South Dakota 8 0
Tennessee 8 11
Texas 19 68
Utah 8 2
Vermont 6 2
Virginia 6 29
Washington 3 20
West Virginia 9 3
Wisconsin 13 12
Wyoming 2 0

Quick Guide

Sections of this Page

Closing Soon: A waiting list that is closing soon has a set closing date in the future. After the closing date, the housing authority will no longer accept applications for the waiting list and will move to the Recently Closed section. View Closing Soon Waiting Lists

Opening Soon: A waiting list that is opening soon has a set open date in the future. Once open, the housing authority will begin accepting applications for the waiting list. If the waiting list has a set close date, the waiting list will move to the Closing Soon section. If the waiting list is not set to close, it will move to the Open Indefinitely section. View Opening Soon Waiting Lists

Preferences

Under Section 8 regulations, housing authorities may establish certain preferences that affects the order applicants are placed on a waiting list. For more on preferences, visit our Preferences Guide.

Application Methods

Each housing authority with an open Section 8 waiting list will have one or more application method. For more on application methods, visit the Obtaining an Application step of our Section 8 Voucher guide.