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Section 8 Waiting Lists Open Now

There are 3 waiting lists open now, but closing soon, in Michigan, and Idaho. 3 of the 3 waiting lists open now have applications available online, meaning that you can apply from anywhere in the country.

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

Southfield, Michigan

Open until April 26th, 2018

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The Southfield, Michigan Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is open now and will close on April 26th, 2018 at 11:59 PM ET.

The Waiting List has preferences for

Preferences Not Known But Listed on Application 

Application Methods

Online Application 

Multi-County, Michigan

Open until April 27th, 2018

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The Multi-County, Michigan Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is open now and will close on April 27th, 2018 at 5:00 PM ET.

The Waiting List has preferences for

Persons Who Live, Work, or Attend School Locally 

Application Methods

Online Application 

Ada County, Idaho

Open until May 11th, 2018

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The Ada County, Idaho Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is open now and will close on May 11th, 2018 at 6:00 PM MDT.

The Waiting List has preferences for

The Elderly Persons Who Live, Work, or Attend School Locally Persons with Disabilities Families with Children Persons In Transitional Housing 

Application Methods

Online Application 

Section 8 Waiting Lists Opening Soon

There are 5 Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers Waiting Lists that will open soon.4 of the 5 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 Michigan, Texas, and California. Choose a waiting list below to learn more about the application process and other affordable housing opportunities.

The Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne County, Michigan Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List will open on April 27th, 2018 at 12:01 AM ET.

The Waiting List has preferences for

Preferences Unconfirmed 

Application Methods

Online Application 

Santa Rosa, California

Opens on May 1st, 2018

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The Santa Rosa, California Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List will open on May 1st, 2018.

The Waiting List has preferences for

Those Terminated from Assistance Due to Lack of Funding 

Application Methods

Online Application Pick Up Application 

Fresno County, California

Opens on May 1st, 2018

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The Fresno County, California Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List will open on May 1st, 2018 at 7:00 AM PT.

The Waiting List has preferences for

The Elderly Persons Who Live, Work, or Attend School Locally Veterans Persons with Disabilities 

Application Methods

Online Application 

Santa Barbara County, California

Opens on May 7th, 2018

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The Santa Barbara County, California Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List will open on May 7th, 2018 at 8:00 AM PT.

The Waiting List has preferences for

Those Displaced by Natural Disaster Veterans Those Displaced by Government Action Those Terminated from Assistance Due to Lack of Funding Participants of Local Assistance Programs 

Application Methods

Online Application Pick Up Application Call For Application 

Grayson County, Texas

Opens on May 14th, 2018

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The Grayson County, Texas Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List will open on May 14th, 2018 at 9:00 AM CT.

The Waiting List has preferences for

Preferences Unconfirmed 

Application Methods

Print Out Application 

Recently Opened Waiting Lists Open Until Further Notice

We've recently posted the following waiting lists that are open indefinitely (no planned closing dates).

State of Oklahoma

Open indefinitely since March 22nd, 2018

The State of Oklahoma Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is open indefinitely.

The Waiting List has preferences for

The Homeless Persons with Disabilities 

Application Methods

Online Application Mail For Application 

Open Section 8 Waiting Lists By State

StateOpen / Opening Soon
Alabama 13
Alaska 10
American Samoa 0
Arizona 2
Arkansas 17
California 19
Colorado 4
Connecticut 2
Delaware 1
District Of Columbia 0
Florida 1
Georgia 0
Guam 0
Hawaii 0
Idaho 3
Illinois 11
Indiana 6
Iowa 11
Kansas 5
Kentucky 17
Louisiana 7
Maine 10
Maryland 4
Massachusetts 5
Michigan 10
Minnesota 11
Mississippi 1
Missouri 19
Montana 5
Nebraska 10
Nevada 0
New Hampshire 9
New Jersey 1
New Mexico 6
New York 12
North Carolina 6
North Dakota 15
Northern Mariana Islands 0
Ohio 9
Oklahoma 16
Oregon 13
Pennsylvania 19
Puerto Rico 0
Rhode Island 1
South Carolina 4
South Dakota 8
Tennessee 8
Texas 21
Utah 7
Vermont 7
Virgin Islands 0
Virginia 4
Washington 3
West Virginia 9
Wisconsin 10
Wyoming 3

Quick Guide

There are 2,452 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

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.