Section 8 Waiting Lists

There are 2,427 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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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

Open Indefinitely: A waiting list that is open indefinitely has not declared a closing date. Some waiting lists in this section are always open while others may be waiting until a certain number of applications are received to close. View Open Indefinitely Waiting Lists

Recently Closed: A waiting list that is recently closed has stopped accepting applications. If have recently applied to am open waiting list that has since closed, look for it in this section for updates. View Recently Closed 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 section of our Section 8 Voucher guide.


Section 8 Waiting Lists Closing Soon

There are currently 8 Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers Waiting Lists that are open now and will be closing soon. 6 of the 8 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 Connecticut, Washington, Michigan, New York, and Florida. Choose a waiting list below to learn more about the application process and other affordable housing opportunities.

Putnam County, New York

Open until February 28th, 2017

The Putnam County, New York Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is open now and will close on February 28th, 2017 at 5:00 PM ET.

Application Methods

Online Application

Jackson County, Florida

Open until March 20th, 2017

The Jackson County, Florida Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is open now and will close on March 20th, 2017 at 12:00 AM ET.

Application Methods

In Person Application

Seattle, Washington

Open until February 24th, 2017

The Seattle, Washington Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is open now and will close on February 24th, 2017 at 5:00 PM PT.

The Waiting List has preferences for

Extremely Low-Income Familes

Application Methods

Online Application

Barry County, Michigan

Open until February 28th, 2017

The Barry County, Michigan Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is open now and will close on February 28th, 2017 at 5:00 PM ET.

The Waiting List has preferences for

Persons Who Live or Work Locally

Application Methods

Online Application

Houghton and Osceola County, Michigan

Open until March 6th, 2017

The Houghton and Osceola County, Michigan Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is open now and will close on March 6th, 2017 at 5:00 PM ET.

The Waiting List has preferences for

Persons Who Live or Work Locally

Application Methods

Online Application
The Alger, Arenac, Charlevoix, Huron, and Lake County, Michigan Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is open now and will close on March 31st, 2017 at 5:00 PM ET.

The Waiting List has preferences for

Persons Who Live or Work Locally

Application Methods

Online Application

Chippewa and Delta County, Michigan

Open until March 26th, 2017

The Chippewa and Delta County, Michigan Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is open now and will close on March 26th, 2017 at 5:00 PM ET.

The Waiting List has preferences for

Persons Who Live or Work Locally

Application Methods

Online Application

Farmington, Connecticut

Open until February 24th, 2017

The Farmington, Connecticut Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is open now and will close on February 24th, 2017 at 5:00 PM ET.

The Waiting List has preferences for

Persons Who Live or Work Locally

Application Methods

Mail Application Pick Up Application Print Out Application Call For Application

Section 8 Waiting Lists Opening Soon

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

Atlanta, Georgia

Opens on March 15th, 2017

The Atlanta, Georgia Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List will open on March 15th, 2017 at 9:00 AM ET.

The Waiting List has preferences for

Persons Who Live or Work Locally

Application Methods

Online Application

Campbell County, Virginia

Opens on February 23rd, 2017

The Campbell County, Virginia Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List will open on February 23rd, 2017 at 9:00 AM ET.

The Waiting List has preferences for

Persons Who Live or Work Locally

Application Methods

Online Application

Dickenson County, Virginia

Opens on February 28th, 2017

The Dickenson County, Virginia Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List will open on February 28th, 2017 at 9:00 AM ET.

The Waiting List has preferences for

Persons Who Live or Work Locally

Application Methods

Online Application

Stephenson County, Illinois

Opens on February 22nd, 2017

The Stephenson County, Illinois Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List will open on February 22nd, 2017 at 8:00 AM CT.

Application Methods

Online Application

Tarrant County, Texas

Opens on March 14th, 2017

The Tarrant County, Texas Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List will open on March 14th, 2017 at 12:00 PM CT.

The Waiting List has preferences for

The Elderly Persons Who Live or Work Locally Persons with Disabilities

Application Methods

Online Application

Section 8 Waiting Lists Open Indefinitely

Closed Section 8 Waiting Lists