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Section 8 Waiting Lists Open Now

There are 7 waiting lists open now, but closing soon, in Michigan, California, Indiana, New York, Washington, and Pennsylvania.6 of the 7 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.

Multi-County, Michigan

Open until January 30th, 2018

JANUARY
30th
The Multi-County, Michigan Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is open now and will close on January 30th, 2018 at 5:00 PM ET.

The Waiting List has preferences for

Persons Who Live, Work, or Attend School Locally

Application Methods

Online Application

Sacramento County, California

Open until January 30th, 2018

JANUARY
30th
The Sacramento County, California Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is open now and will close on January 30th, 2018 at 11:59 PM PT.

The Waiting List has preferences for

Persons Who Live, Work, or Attend School LocallyVeteransThe HomelessPersons with DisabilitiesHouseholds that are Rent Burdened

Application Methods

Online Application

Clay, Posey, and Vigo County, Indiana

Open until January 31st, 2018

JANUARY
31st
The Clay, Posey, and Vigo County, Indiana Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is open now and will close on January 31st, 2018 at 5:00 PM ET.

The Waiting List has preferences for

The ElderlyPersons Who Live, Work, or Attend School LocallyWorking/EmployedThe HomelessPersons with Disabilities

Application Methods

Call For ApplicationMail For Application

East Hampton, New York

Open until January 31st, 2018

JANUARY
31st
The East Hampton, New York Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is open now and will close on January 31st, 2018 at 11:59 PM ET.

The Waiting List has preferences for

Persons Who Live, Work, or Attend School Locally

Application Methods

Online Application

Yakima and Kittitas County, Washington

Open until January 31st, 2018

JANUARY
31st
The Yakima and Kittitas County, Washington Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is open now and will close on January 31st, 2018 at 11:59 PM PT.

The Waiting List has preferences for

Those Displaced by Natural DisasterVictims of Domestic ViolencePersons Who Live, Work, or Attend School Locally

Application Methods

Online Application

Allentown, Pennsylvania

Open until February 8th, 2018

FEBRUARY
8th
The Allentown, Pennsylvania Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is open now and will close on February 8th, 2018.

The Waiting List has preferences for

Those Displaced by Natural DisasterVictims of Domestic ViolencePersons Who Live, Work, or Attend School LocallyThose Displaced by Government Action

Application Methods

Online Application

Branch County, Michigan

Open until March 3rd, 2018

MARCH
3rd
The Branch County, Michigan Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is open now and will close on March 3rd, 2018 at 5:00 PM ET.

The Waiting List has preferences for

Persons Who Live, Work, or Attend School Locally

Application Methods

Online 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 Missouri, Illinois, Iowa, California, and Michigan. Choose a waiting list below to learn more about the application process and other affordable housing opportunities.

Multi-County, Michigan

Opens on January 22nd, 2018

JANUARY
22nd
The Multi-County, Michigan Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List will open on January 22nd, 2018 at 8:00 AM ET.

The Waiting List has preferences for

Persons Who Live, Work, or Attend School Locally

Application Methods

Online Application

Redding, California

Opens on January 23rd, 2018

JANUARY
23rd
The Redding, California Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List will open on January 23rd, 2018 at 8:00 AM PT.

The Waiting List has preferences for

The ElderlyPersons Who Live, Work, or Attend School LocallyPersons with Disabilities

Application Methods

Online Application

Multi-County, Missouri

Opens on February 5th, 2018

FEBRUARY
5th
The Multi-County, Missouri Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List will open on February 5th, 2018.

The Waiting List has preferences for

The ElderlyPersons Who Live, Work, or Attend School LocallyPersons with Disabilities

Application Methods

Online Application

McHenry County, Illinois

Opens on February 6th, 2018

FEBRUARY
6th
The McHenry County, Illinois Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List will open on February 6th, 2018 at 8:30 AM CT.

The Waiting List has preferences for

Persons Who Live, Work, or Attend School Locally

Application Methods

Online Application

Dubuque, Iowa

Opens on February 14th, 2018

FEBRUARY
14th
The Dubuque, Iowa Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List will open on February 14th, 2018 at 8:00 AM CT.

Application Methods

Online ApplicationIn Person Application

Open Section 8 Waiting Lists By State

StateOpen / Opening SoonClosed
Alabama 1312
Alaska 10
American Samoa 00
Arizona 211
Arkansas 164
California 1661
Colorado 422
Connecticut 228
Delaware 14
District Of Columbia 01
Florida 158
Georgia 021
Guam 00
Hawaii 05
Idaho 22
Illinois 1236
Indiana 825
Iowa 128
Kansas 55
Kentucky 167
Louisiana 723
Maine 101
Maryland 412
Massachusetts 37
Michigan 1039
Minnesota 1123
Mississippi 16
Missouri 199
Montana 50
Nebraska 103
Nevada 03
New Hampshire 91
New Jersey 137
New Mexico 59
New York 1542
North Carolina 424
North Dakota 150
Northern Mariana Islands 00
Ohio 827
Oklahoma 154
Oregon 136
Pennsylvania 2034
Puerto Rico 00
Rhode Island 03
South Carolina 425
South Dakota 80
Tennessee 714
Texas 2072
Utah 73
Vermont 62
Virgin Islands 00
Virginia 430
Washington 420
West Virginia 93
Wisconsin 1115
Wyoming 30

Quick Guide

There are 2,455 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.