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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Section 8 Waiting Lists Closing Soon

There are currently 3 Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers Waiting Lists that are open now and will be closing soon. 2 of the 3 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, and Florida. Choose a waiting list below to learn more about the application process and other affordable housing opportunities.

Pensacola, Florida

Open until April 13th, 2017

The Pensacola, Florida Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is open now and will close on April 13th, 2017 at 6:00 PM CT.

Application Methods

Call For 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
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 or Work Locally

Application Methods

Online Application

Section 8 Waiting Lists Opening Soon

There are 2 Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers Waiting Lists that will open soon. 2 of the 2 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 Florida, and Washington. Choose a waiting list below to learn more about the application process and other affordable housing opportunities.

Volusia County, Florida

Opens on April 6th, 2017

The Volusia County, Florida Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List will open on April 6th, 2017 at 12:01 AM ET.

The Waiting List has preferences for

The Elderly Persons Who Live or Work Locally Working/Employed Persons in Job Training or Higher Education The Homeless Persons with Disabilities Those terminated from assistance due to insufficient funding

Application Methods

Online Application

King County, Washington

Opens on April 5th, 2017

The King County, Washington Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List will open on April 5th, 2017 at 8:00 AM PT.

Application Methods

Online 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 4 53
Georgia 3 16
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 11 27
Minnesota 10 24
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 13 22
Oklahoma 15 4
Oregon 13 6
Pennsylvania 26 26
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.