Section 8 Waiting Lists in Massachusetts

There are 127 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 20th 2017, there are 92 Section 8 waiting lists that are open now, opening soon, or always open.

Section 8 Waiting Lists Open Indefinitely

There are 92 Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers in Massachusetts Waiting Lists that are either always open or that have not announced a closing date.

Waiting List Serves
Cambridge Housing Authority Cambridge
Holyoke Housing Authority Holyoke
Fall River Housing Authority Fall River
Chicopee Housing Authority Chicopee
Lawrence Housing Authority Lawrence
Worcester Housing Authority Worcester
Waltham Housing Authority Waltham
Revere Housing Authority Revere
Medford Housing Authority Medford
Chelsea Housing Authority Chelsea
Taunton Housing Authority Taunton
Woburn Housing Authority Woburn
Quincy Housing Authority Quincy
Malden Housing Authority Malden
Brockton Housing Authority Brockton
Gloucester Housing Authority Gloucester
Everett Housing Authority Everett
Framingham Housing Authority Framingham
Somerville Housing Authority Somerville
Newburyport Housing Authority Newburyport
Brookline Housing Authority Brookline
Springfield Housing Authority Springfield
Newton Housing Authority
Fitchburg Housing Authority Fitchburg
Winchendon Housing Authority Winchendon
Dedham Housing Authority Dedham
Shrewsbury Housing Authority Shrewsbury
Belmont Housing Authority Belmont
Dracut Housing Authority Dracut
Beverly Housing Authority Beverly
Weymouth Housing Authority Weymouth
Arlington Housing Authority Arlington
Westfield Housing Authority Westfield
Braintree Housing Authority Braintree
Peabody Housing Authority Peabody
Salem Housing Authority Salem
Ipswich Housing Authority Ipswich
Acton Housing Authority
Plymouth Housing Authority Plymouth
Melrose Housing Authority Melrose
Needham Housing Authority Needham
Lexington Housing Authority Lexington
Milford Housing Authority
Duxbury Housing Authority Duxbury
Holbrook Housing Authority Holbrook
Rockport Housing Authority Rockport
Wakefield Housing Authority Wakefield
Reading Housing Authority Reading
Southbridge Housing Authority Southbridge
West Springfield Housing Authority West Springfield
Abington Housing Authority Abington
Stockbridge Housing Authority Stockbridge
Methuen Housing Authority Methuen
Holden Housing Authority Holden
Andover Housing Authority Andover
Amherst Housing Authority Amherst
Leominster Housing Authority Leominster
Haverhill Housing Authority Haverhill
Ware Housing Authority Ware
North Reading Housing Authority North Reading
Hudson Housing Authority Hudson
Natick Housing Authority Natick
Watertown Housing Authority Watertown
Greenfield Housing Authority Greenfield
Concord Housing Authority Concord
Saugus Housing Authority Saugus
Wayland Housing Authority
Warren Housing Authority Warren
Oxford Housing Authority Oxford
North Andover Housing Authority North Andover
Chelmsford Housing Authority Chelmsford
Norwood Housing Authority Norwood
Bourne Housing Authority
Pembroke Housing Authority
Burlington Housing Authority Burlington
Amesbury Housing Authority Amesbury
Danvers Housing Authority Danvers
Halifax Housing Authority
Webster Housing Authority Webster
Winchester Housing Authority Winchester
Bridgewater Housing Authority
Gardner Housing Authority Gardner
Rockland Housing Authority Rockland
Wellesley Housing Authority Wellesley
Dennis Housing Authority South Dennis
Tewksbury Housing Authority
Walpole Housing Authority Walpole
Milton Housing Authority Milton
Millis Housing Authority
Dartmouth Housing Authority Dartmouth
Salisbury Housing Authority Salisbury
Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development

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 & Neighborhood Development -
Pittsfield Housing Authority June 30th, 2016
North Adams Housing Authority -
Williamstown Housing Authority September 10th, 2014
Easton Housing Authority -