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8 Section 8 Waiting Lists Open Now

There are 8 waiting lists open now, but closing soon, in Vermont, Arizona, Michigan, Texas, New York, Maryland, and Illinois.  3 of the 8 waiting lists open now have applications available online. Apply using a compatible computer or mobile device from anywhere with Internet access.

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

Waiting List Status Online Application?
Brattleboro, VT Section 8 HCV Waiting List Open until March 15th, 2021 Yes
Pinal County, AZ Section 8 HCV Waiting List Open until March 29th, 2021 No
Alpena, Benzie, Charlevoix, Kalkaska, Leelanau, Manistee, Montmorency and Ogemaw County, MI Section 8 HCV Waiting List Open until March 31st, 2021 No
Montclam County, Michigan Open until April 30th, 2021 No
Henderson County, Texas Open until May 31st, 2021 No
Referral Only The Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and Staten Island, New York Open until June 8th, 2030 No
Hagerstown, Maryland Section 8 HCV Waiting List Open until Application Limit is reached Yes
DeKalb County, IL Section 8 HCV Waiting List Open until Application Limit is reached Yes

11 Section 8 Waiting Lists Opening Soon

There are waiting lists opening soon in North Carolina, Michigan, Virginia, Ohio, Georgia, Hawaii, Alabama, Connecticut, and Indiana. Choose a waiting list below to learn more about the application process and other affordable housing opportunities.

There are 11 Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers Waiting Lists that will open soon. 10 of the 11 waiting lists opening soon have applications available online. Apply using a compatible computer or mobile device from anywhere with Internet access.

7 Waiting Lists Recently Opened Until Further Notice

There are waiting lists in New York, Nevada, Indiana, Washington, Ohio, and Alaska. that are open now until further notice.

5 of the 7 of these waiting lists have applications available online. Apply using a compatible computer or mobile device from anywhere with Internet access.

Waiting List Status Online Application?
Auburn, NY Section 8 HCV Waiting List Open since February 17th, 2021 No
Multi-County; and Carson City, NV Section 8 HCV Waiting List Open since February 10th, 2021 Yes
East Chicago, IN Section 8 HCV Waiting List Open since February 8th, 2021 No
Okanogan County, WA Mainstream Section 8 HCV Waiting List Open since January 11th, 2021 Yes
Cuyahoga County, OH Section 8 HCV Waiting List Open since November 9th, 2020 Yes
Cincinnati and Hamilton County, OH Mainstream Section 8 HCV Waiting List Open since October 28th, 2020 Yes
Wasilla, AK Section 8 HCV Waiting List Open since October 5th, 2020 Yes

All Open Waiting Lists By State

Important Terms & 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.
  • Open Until Application Limit: The waiting list is currently open until a set number of applications have been submitted.
  • 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. The most common preferences are those for the elderly, disabled, or homeless households. preferences
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