Section 8 Waiting Lists in Massachusetts

There are 128 housing authorities in Massachusetts 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.

As of August 16th 2018, there are 3 Section 8 waiting lists that are open now, opening soon, or always open.

Section 8 Waiting Lists Open Indefinitely

All Open Indefinitely Waiting Lists

There are 5 Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting Lists in Massachusetts that are either always open or that have not announced a closing date.

Waiting List Serves
Cambridge Housing Authority Cambridge
Worcester Housing Authority Worcester
Fitchburg Housing Authority Fitchburg
Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development Essex County, Suffolk County, Hampshire County +470 More
Massachusetts Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Centralized Waiting List Franklin County, Lawrence, Haverhill +128 More

Closed Section 8 Waiting Lists

The following waiting lists have been confirmed to be closed.

Waiting List Closed Date
Lowell Housing Authority -
Boston Housing Authority -
Lynn Housing Authority and Neighborhood Development -
Pittsfield Housing Authority June 30th, 2016
North Adams Housing Authority -
Williamstown Housing Authority September 10th, 2014
Easton Housing Authority -