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
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 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.
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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
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.
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.