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6 Section 8 Waiting Lists Open Now

Choose a waiting list below to learn more about the application process and other affordable housing opportunities.

There are 6 waiting lists open now, but closing soon, in North Carolina, New York, California, and Michigan.  6 of the 6 waiting lists open now have applications available online. Apply using a compatible computer or mobile device from anywhere with Internet access.

Waiting List Status
Asheboro, NC Section 8 HCV Waiting List
Erie County, NY Section 8 HCV Waiting List Open until October 19th, 2018
Santa Barbara, CA Section 8 HCV Waiting List Open until October 31st, 2018
Multi-County, MI Section 8 HCV Waiting List Open until December 21st, 2018
Multi-County, MI Section 8 HCV Waiting List Open until January 18th, 2019
Iredell County, NC Section 8 HCV Waiting List Open until July 1st, 2019

4 Section 8 Waiting Lists Opening Soon

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

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. Apply using a compatible computer or mobile device from anywhere with Internet access.

Waiting List Status
Blackford County, IN Section 8 HCV Waiting List Opens on October 22nd, 2018
San Joaquin County, CA Section 8 HCV and Affordable Communities Waiting Lists Opens on October 22nd, 2018
Johnson County, KS Section 8 HCV Waiting List Opens on October 30th, 2018
Kent County, MI Section 8 HCV Waiting List Opens on November 5th, 2018

3 Waiting Lists Recently Opened Until Further Notice

We've recently posted the following 3 waiting lists that are open until further notice (no planned closing dates).

1 of the 3 of these waiting lists have applications available online. Apply using a compatible computer or mobile device from anywhere with Internet access.

Waiting List Status
Henry and Stark County, IL Section 8 HCV Waiting List Open Indefinitely since September 18th, 2018
Pierce County, WA Section 8 HCV Waiting List Open Indefinitely since September 17th, 2018
Lawrence County, PA Section 8 HCV Waiting List Open Indefinitely since September 4th, 2018

All Open Waiting Lists By State

State Open / Opening Soon
Alabama 12
Alaska 10
American Samoa 0
Arizona 2
Arkansas 19
California 19
Colorado 5
Connecticut 2
Delaware 1
District Of Columbia 0
Florida 1
Georgia 0
Guam 0
Hawaii 0
Idaho 2
Illinois 13
Indiana 11
Iowa 11
Kansas 6
Kentucky 17
Louisiana 5
Maine 1
Maryland 3
Massachusetts 3
Michigan 10
Minnesota 11
Mississippi 1
Missouri 19
Montana 5
Nebraska 10
Nevada 1
New Hampshire 9
New Jersey 1
New Mexico 7
New York 14
North Carolina 8
North Dakota 15
Northern Mariana Islands 1
Ohio 10
Oklahoma 15
Oregon 12
Pennsylvania 21
Puerto Rico 2
Rhode Island 1
South Carolina 4
South Dakota 8
Tennessee 8
Texas 19
Utah 7
Vermont 7
Virgin Islands 0
Virginia 4
Washington 5
West Virginia 9
Wisconsin 11
Wyoming 3

Quick Guide for Applying to Section 8 Waiting Lists

There are 2,469 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

Basic Information

What is This Page: An active list of Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher rental assistance waiting lists that are currently open or opening soon for application submissions. (Read more about the program here.)

Who is Eligible: Households of one or more persons that meet basic Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) requirements, and meet the income limit guidelines. (Read more about eligibility here.)

Where Can Households Apply: Households may apply to open affordable housing rental assistance waiting lists nationwide. (Read more about waiting lists here.)

How to Apply: Submit an application through a HUD Public Housing Authority with an open waiting list. (View a list of open waiting lists in each state here.

When Are Applications Available: Applications may only be submitted while the waiting list is open. There is no standard length of how long a waiting list may be open. If the waiting list is closed, it may not reopen for months or years. (View a list of open waiting lists in each state here.)

Definitions

Opening Soon: The waiting list has a set open date in the future. Once open, the housing authority will begin accepting applications for the waiting list.

Open Now: The waiting list is currently open until the set close date in the future. The housing authority will accept applications for the waiting list until it closes.

Open Until Further Notice: The waiting list is currently open until an unknown date in the future. The housing authority will accept applications for the waiting list until it closes.

Public Housing Authority: The federal housing agency that manages the waiting list.

Waiting List: The list of applicants who meet the basic program eligibility requirements, and have been selected as a potential tenant.

Application: The form submitted to the housing authority to determine basic program eligibility.

Preferences: Priority placement is given to applicants who qualify for a specific preference category (such as elderly, disabled, or homeless). Learn more about preferences here.